Liberty University student Mark D. Uhl has been arrested with several homemade bombs in his car, which has said that he was going to use on protestors at the late televangelist’s funeral. How “Christian.” (ABC):

The student, 19-year-old Mark D. Uhl of Amissville, Va., reportedly told authorities that he was making the bombs to stop protesters from disrupting the funeral service. The devices were made of a combination of gasoline and detergent, a law enforcement official told ABC News’ Pierre Thomas. They were “slow burn,” according to the official, and would not have been very destructive.

“There were indications that there were others involved in the manufacturing of these devices and we are still investigating these individuals with the assistance of ATF, Virginia State Police and FBI. At this time it is not believed that these devices were going to be used to interrupt the funeral services at Liberty University,” the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office said in a release.

Three other suspects are being sought, one of whom is a soldier from Fort Benning, Ga., and another is a high school student. No information was available on the third suspect.

A relative of Uhl’s tipped off authorities to the bomb plot.

Is this the kind of fine young American Falwell’s university turns out?

Pam Spaulding

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