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Should we celebrate Fred Phelps' death?

CNN (blog) - 20 Mar 2014
“The words and actions of Fred Phelps have hurt countless people. As a Christian, I'm angry about that, and I'm angry about how he tarnished the reputation of the faith I love so much,” Justin Lee, executive director of The Gay Christian Network, said ...
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Bygones for July 20, 2018

Duluth News Tribune - 20 Jul 2018
Fred Phelps, who has likened Duluth to the decadent Biblical city of Gomorrah, is again pledging to come to Minnesota, apparently to protest acceptance of homosexuals. The Kansas minister says he plans to hold peaceful demonstrations in Duluth and the ...
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Was Mister Rogers an 'evil, evil man?'

Allentown Morning Call (blog) - 12 Jul 2018
The film also showed demonstrators from the Westboro Baptist Church, shouting and waving signs across from the church where Fred Rogers' funeral was held. Their leader, Fred Phelps, argued that Mister Rogers was in hell because he “gave aid and ...
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Townley gets GOP nod for House race

Daily Ardmoreite - 27 Jun 2018
Townley's opponents, Jason May and Fred Phelps, received about 33 percent and 9 percent of the votes, respectively. “I am overwhelmed. I am obviously very humbled and honored that the District 48 people have decided that I'm the one who's going to ...
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PFLAG celebrates 30 years with a look at Greg Louganis' career

Santa Clarita Valley Signal - 24 Jun 2018
When asked about being gay and visiting less inclusive parts of the country, Louganis spoke about a book tour stop in Lawrence, Kan., aware of the Westboro Baptist Church and its late leader Fred Phelps nearby. “During the Q&A, after my speech, this ...
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Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola

Maroon - 28 Jun 2018
The church was founded in 1955 by Fred Phelps and is very active in the community on spreading their beliefs. This morning around 9:00 to 9:30 A.M. the church held a protest outside of Loyola University New Orleans slandering the LGBTQ community with ...
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Police Beat for 7-22-18

Finger Lakes Times - 22 Jul 2018
Ontario County. FARMINGTON — Fred W. Burkholder, 29, of Canandaigua, was charged July 18 by state police with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. ...
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Ex-Westboro Baptist member speaks on acceptance, kindness

Williamsport Sun-Gazette - 30 Mar 2018
Phelps-Roper is the granddaughter of the late Fred Phelps Sr., founder of the Westboro Baptist Church. “Megan Phelps-Roper was raised in the Westboro Baptist Church; a Topeka, Kansas, church known internationally for its daily protests against mem.
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Heart and Soul

BBC News - 16 Feb 2018
Libby Phelps is the granddaughter of the founder of Westboro Baptist Church, Fred Phelps. Nicknamed “America's Most Hated Family”, the church in Kansas became infamous for telling homosexuals they were going to hell and picketing the funerals of US ...
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Students protest Westboro Baptist Church presence on campus - 08 May 2018
@TheStateHornet Shirley Phelps-Roper, the daughter of the Westboro Baptist Church's founder Fred Phelps, holds signs and sings on the J Street entrance to @sacstate — V. O. Moleski (@VO_Moleski) May 8, 2018.

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