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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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Christians cannot let charlatans like Roy Moore hijack our religion

Chicago Tribune - 15 Nov 2017
I cringe to remember the hours of television and acres of newsprint given to the late and appalling Fred Phelps, of the self-styled Westboro Baptist Church, who loaded his congregation of brainwashed and intimidated family members into vans and hauled ...
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KSNT News Special Report: Walking away from Westboro

KSNT News - 16 Nov 2017
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - It's arguably the most controversial church in America and it sits in the capital city. The Westboro Baptist Church regularly travels the country and world to picket against homosexuality. The church was founded by Pastor Fred ...
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What Westboro Baptist Defectors Can Teach Us All About Free Speech

The Federalist - 06 Nov 2017
Two years ago, The New Yorker ran a gripping piece on Megan Phelps-Roper, the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, founder of Westboro. Megan was indoctrinated in Phelps' vision of “truth” from birth. She loved picketing at military funerals. She confesses ...
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An Aryan Ass Vomits At UF

Common Dreams - 22 Oct 2017
He is a miserable human being who only made a name for himself by demeaning the religion of a billion people and provoking as much harm as he could by abusing his rights to free speech, like his fellow bogus reverend Fred Phelps, thankfully dead, who ...
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Greg Louganis to be Honored by Equality Florida - 08 Nov 2017
Fred Phelps, a radical anti-gay evangelist, followed him around the country for years after he came out, a similar experience. In addition to appearances like the awards ceremony in South Florida, Louganis keeps himself busy with occasional acting ...
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My grandfather started the most hateful church in America

New York Post - 12 Aug 2017
Libby Phelps Alvarez, 34, is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. — the most notorious anti-gay hate group in America. Libby fled the church and her family eight years ago, and in her new memoir ...
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Nov. 20: Appalachian Wind Ensemble

Appalachian State University - 10 Nov 2017
The Appalachian Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John Stanley Ross, will perform November 20, 8pm at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will be a tribute to Professor Joe Phelps, Professor Emeritus of Trumpet. Admission ...
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Fredrick Phelps - 10 Oct 2017
Born on March 5, 1937, the son of the late Melvin & Dora Wagoner Phelps. Fred served in the United States Army Reserves with an honorable discharge in 1959. Before purchasing his farm (Alfalfa Acres) located in Champion in 1962, Fred drove school bus ...
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What Trump won't tweet: 4 reasons for a free press

CNN - 19 Nov 2017
During the confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas in 1991, Nina Totenberg of NPR and Timothy Phelps of Newsday broke the story of Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment against the nominee. The story proved to be a watershed moment, even ...

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