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The Disciples of the New Dawn is a Facebook group that purports to belong to a conservative Christian organization founded in 1956. However, several sources including Snopes have argued that the group is actually made up of Internet trolls seeking to provoke strong reactions. In other words, these folks are more Landover than Westboro. The group frequently shares inflammatory posts on Facebook, which have gone viral and prompted numerous petitions to ban the page.

The Disciples of the New Dawn's most controversial claim is that women who have had C-sections are not really mothers. They also seem awfully fond of fat-shaming and using the word "degenerate", both of which are things you'd be more likely to expect from alt-right 4channers than from the likes of Pat Robertson.

Another oddity is that the supposed founder is "Father Patrick Oliver Embry", whose initials spell POE. Moreover, while the "organization" portrays itself as fundamentalist, its founder uses the title "Father" like a Catholic priest would.

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