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Most of us are familiar with Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist "Church" from their hate-filled protests of funerals and other occasions around the US. Often times counter-protesters will show up ...
by jetskreemr
Comment Count 505 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 08:01 AM PST with 708 Recommends
The website Recovering From Religion has issued a press release sharing Nathan Phelps statement on the death of his father, Fred Phelps. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24 2014 – On behalf of ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 140 comments on Sun Mar 23, 2014 at 04:07 PM PDT with 434 Recommends
The moment he turned 18, Nate Phelps fled his home and his abusive father, Fred, head of the Westboro Baptist Church. That was in 1976, but even now he still bears the emotional scars. After his ...
by Purple Priestess
Comment Count 169 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 07:15 PM PDT with 382 Recommends
Sorry for the short diary, but this deserves to be seen by more than those who view the open comments. I have just learned that Westboro Baptist Church is going to picket the funerals of those ...
by Chacounne
Comment Count 186 comments on Sat Jan 08, 2011 at 08:04 PM PST with 379 Recommends
We'll live our lives, we'll take the punches every day. We'll live our lives, I know we're gonna find our way. Yeah, I believe in you even if no one understands. I believe in you, and ...
by indiemcemopants
Comment Count 318 comments on Tue Mar 30, 2010 at 09:10 PM PDT with 374 Recommends
I found this on the Coffee Party Facebook page and thought it would be great to share the power of love with all of you today.
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 177 comments on Sun Apr 04, 2010 at 12:57 PM PDT with 363 Recommends
I'll keep this pretty short and to the point, but I just had to post it in a Diary. Folks here have heard me talk about being a military brat. Living only a few miles from a huge military base. And ...
by webranding
Comment Count 172 comments on Thu Jan 06, 2011 at 03:13 PM PST with 353 Recommends
Nathan Phelps, Fred's son, announced his reckoning today on Facebook. http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/03/15/fred-phelps-founder-of-the-god-hates-fags-westboro-baptist-church-is-...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 420 comments on Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 11:52 PM PDT with 328 Recommends
In an apparent response to Westboro Baptist Church's stated intent to picket the funerals in Newtown, CT. Hactivist group Anonymous has posted what has to be one of the most daring internet assault ...
by Phil In Denver
Comment Count 253 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 09:57 AM PST with 324 Recommends
Haven't seen this posted anywhere on Daily Kos, but if I missed it please let me know and I'll delete it. We all know about Westboro Baptist Church. They've made quite a name for themselves over ...
by JeremyL
Comment Count 330 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 322 Recommends
I just fired off this letter to the editor of the New York Times. If enough of us respond, perhaps we can get them to stop the lies about Obama and anti-war protesters before this web story makes ...
by redglare
Comment Count 157 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2007 at 02:14 PM PDT with 293 Recommends
Are Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church some sort of liberal plant? Honestly, I'm really starting to think so. ...
by MeMeMeMeMe
Comment Count 633 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 09:40 AM PST with 280 Recommends
I don't know about you but in this house, today, everyone seems emotionally spent. I left the computer for a little bit, and a thought crossed my mind "will Westboro Baptist Church picket these ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 254 comments on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 02:41 PM PST with 262 Recommends
The Westboro Baptist Church, long-associated with their deranged and ugly protests at the funerals of US troops, have been thwarted in their attempt to 'protest' at the funeral of actor Leonard Nimoy,
by Retroactive Genius
Comment Count 244 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 05:53 AM PST with 258 Recommends
This truly was a ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 205 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2014 at 10:41 PM PDT with 243 Recommends
According to WRAL in Raleigh, NC the Kansas church famous for anti-homosexual protests plans to protest for 45 minutes before Elizabeth ...
by nannyboz
Comment Count 411 comments on Thu Dec 09, 2010 at 05:47 AM PST with 243 Recommends
*This diary will contain information about WBC coming to Tampa. It also contains a note to the troll individual who hijacked my nephew's diary last night.
by Florida4Obama
Comment Count 421 comments on Thu Apr 08, 2010 at 03:06 PM PDT with 241 Recommends
The Westboro Baptist Church Hatefest2010 has rolled into Dallas to spew their vitriol upon the Jewish community. Not content with directing their hatred towards gays and dead soldiers, the Phelps ...
by dalfireplug
Comment Count 160 comments on Sat Jul 10, 2010 at 10:08 AM PDT with 234 Recommends
I live in the Waycroft-Woodlawn neighborhood of Arlington VA. My house is on N. 16th St, 2 blocks west of Glebe Road. On the Southeast corner of the intersection of Glebe and N. 16th St. is the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 126 comments on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 11:57 AM PST with 197 Recommends
One of my heroines, Elizabeth Edward's funeral was today. The hate filled Westboro Baptist Church, of Topeka, Kansas said that they would picket her funeral. Why? I don't think anyone could ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 131 comments on Sat Dec 11, 2010 at 02:08 PM PST with 179 Recommends