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With more than 457,000 people signing on, the petition, calling on the government of the United States to officially recognize Westboro Baptist Church as a hate group, has become the most popular of all on the White House website.
‘We The People’ is an online platform for the American people to connect directly to the Obama administration.
The Kansas-based Westboro Baptist church is a notorious group known for picketing funerals of soldiers and hate crime victims and anti-gay views.
When the group intended to protest at the funeral of the Sandy Hook Elementary victims, they were stopped and now official requests have been made to label them as a hate group or end its tax-exempt status.