Breaking News

Texas A&M Students Create Human Wall at an Alum’s Funeral
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

A alum of Texas A&M was killed during a training exercise at Fort Bragg by another soldier who then shot himself on June 28. The Texas A&M alum, Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, was shown support in the hundreds by students at the school on the day of his funeral. The school’s students learned that the Westboro Baptist Church, which protests at funerals for soldiers using anti-gay messages, was planning to protest at the funeral for Tisdale when the church posted plans on its website.

Ryan Slezia, a Texas A&M student, had the idea to create a human wall that could block the protestors from getting anywhere near the funeral. Slezia invited all his fellow students and alum to join the human wall. One of the members of the human wall tweeted that close to 650 people were in attendance to fortify the wall, which was made of maroon. It seems that no one from the Westboro Baptist Church came out to protest that day. The pictures are below, with tweets of participants, and they are moving.

  
What
Where


“‪#MaroonWall‬ at Central Baptist. No sign of Westboro …. hope they aren’t too intimidated.”

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




“God bless the ‪#MaroonWall‬ today protecting family of Lt Col Roy Tisdale class of ’93 from protesters at his funeral.”





 

RELEVANT JOBS

Transactional Business Attorney

USA-CO-Denver

Job Description Do you have 1-4 years of experience working in corporate transactional law? Have ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Stockton

Well established Central Valley law firm has an immediate opening for an associate attorney with som...

Apply now

Associate Attorney - Personal Injury

USA-GA-Atlanta

The Dennis Law Firm, LLC, is looking for an established, self-motivated, and results-driven litigati...

Apply now

Attorney - Personal Injury

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Boutique personal injury law firm in Marina del Rey, CA looking to hire an experienced attorney who ...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Business/Startup Lawyer

USA-NY-Williamsville

Williamsville office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a business/startup lawyer wi...

Apply Now

Attorney with 5+ years of experience to join the Real Estate Group

USA-MA-Boston

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an attorney with 5+ years of experi...

Apply Now

Investment Funds Associate Attorney

USA-DC-Washington

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks investment funds associat...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top