Church Shuts Down Funeral, Forces Family To Remove Woman’s Casket Because She Was Gay (VIDEO)

Disgusting. Not surprising, but disgusting.

Global Grind

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The family of Vanessa Collier was saddened and shocked when her funeral was cut short because of her sexual orientation.

Collier’s friends and family gathered at the New Hope Ministries in Lakewood, Colorado to honor the mother of two – who may have committed suicide – on Saturday. When pictures were displayed of Collier and her wife, Pastor Ray Chavez ordered the photos to be removed and taken down from a slideshow that was playing at the memorial.

Chavez stopped the service 15 minutes in, making mourners gather photos, flowers and even the 33-year-old’s casket and take the service to a church across the street. According to the Denver Post:

A representative for New Hope Ministries declined to comment before hanging up on a Denver Post reporter on Tuesday. A biography on the church website says Chavez founded the ministry in 1981 with his wife, Lola. It says the church…

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