Frankly I don't care if his family are as bad as he is. The man is dead and his family is going to be understandably upset by this. You can go back to hating them and fighting them in whatever way you want afterwards but can't you give them one minute of peace to mourn the person they care about? Are we really that petty and driven by revenge that we're just going to be blatant hypocrites about this?
Also in my mind they are victims if you protest his funeral. They were denied the ability to peacefully say goodbye to a person that they loved. I don't care if the reason is different, the net effect of the action is the exact same thing and that makes it wrong in my mind.
edit: Look, the man is dead. His family might continue on his work but, if you don't protest, there's a chance, however slim, that they will learn from this that their enemies are better. It's unlikely but it could spur them to change their opinion. Don't you think that chance is worth taking so no one else ever has to have their funeral protested?
That's another thing. The WBC likes it when people react to them. It gives them attention. They intentionally try to provoke a reaction from people. This is probably what they want to happen.
edited 16th Mar '14 5:47:49 PM by Kostya
See? Grim specter of noogie hangs like shroud over us all.