Westboro Baptist Church Gets Colorful Neighbor

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

TOPEKA, Kansas — Known for its derogatory slogan toward gay people, the Westboro Baptist Church will soon have to face the gay pride flag — or its colors — every day.

That’s because Aaron Jackson, a humanitarian who helped found the charity Planting Peace, bought a house across the street from the church six months ago.

“The idea came right away when I saw the house for sale,” Jackson told FOX 4 KC. “I was like, ‘I’m going to turn it into an Equality House, and I’m going to paint it the color of the Pride flag.’ ”

Jackson said he wanted to paint the house as a not-so-subtle message to counter the anti-gay agenda of Westboro Baptist Church across the street.

But Jackson has a different message — a message of love.

Read the full story, HERE.