Articles Tagged with Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist Church Protestors Scared Away By Oklahoma Residents [Video]

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Westboro Baptist Church protestors are known for traveling around causing controversy at almost every American cultural event. From the Super Bowl to celebrity funerals, Westboro Baptist Church has made a name for themselves by being the most hated (and hating) church in America. But Westboro Baptist Church protestors also show up to hundreds of lesser… Read more »

Fred Phelps: Son Nate Implores ‘Let His Death Mean Something’

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Fred Phelps, the virulently anti-gay preacher who became one of the most hated men in America by cheering the deaths of American soldiers and leading hate-filled pickets at their funerals, died this week — and his son Nate is mourning him, but not in the way most sons would mourn the passing of their fathers…. Read more »

Reactions To Death of Westboro’s Fred Phelps Vary Dramatically

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Fred Phelps, the man known much more for his vitriol and hatred than for any kind of religious compassion, is dead. Reaction to his death is all over the map, from gleeful celebration and parties to sobering reflections and reminders of mercy and forgiveness. 84-year-old Phelps died just before midnight on Wednesday night in hospice… Read more »

Fred Phelps Of Westboro Baptist Church Dies

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Fred Phelps, founder of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church whose goal was to bring prominence to the church by protesting fallen military funerals with their “God Hates Fags” message, has died, according to son Tim Phelps. Phelps, 84, had been in hospice in a Shawnee County facility. The Topeka, KS based church was widely known… Read more »

Fred Phelps Excommunicated? Who Runs The Westboro Baptist Church Now

Fred Phelps Excommunicated? Who Runs The Westboro Baptist Church Now

With Fred Phelps excommunicated, many are speculating over who exactly is the new leader of the Westboro Baptist Church and what that might mean for the long term. In a related report by The Inquisitr, it’s claimed that Fred Phelps is on his deathbed, but while WBC official Steve Drain confirmed that Phelps was admitted… Read more »

Fred Phelps Dead Soon? Westboro Baptist Church Denies Death Rumor

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Will we see Fed Phelps dead soon? The Westboro Baptist Church has officially responded to the deathbed rumors and claims they are false. In a related report by The Inquisitr, earlier reports claimed the Westboro Baptist Church had Fred Phelps excommunicated last year for reasons unknown. Phelps’ son, Nathan, apparently is not in direct contact… Read more »

Fred Phelps, Founder Of Westboro Baptist Church Reported “Near Death”

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Fred Phelps, the founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, is reported to be on his deathbed. Phelps, who was excommunicated from the Church in 2013, was admitted to Midland Hospice in Topeka Kansas. His estranged son, Nathan, confirmed Phelps condition in a Facebook Post, and added: I’m not sure how I feel about this…. Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church: Golden Globes 2014 Protest Gets Christian Counter-Protest

Westboro Baptist Church: Golden Globes 2014 Protest Gets Christian Counter-Protest

The Westboro Baptist Church’s Golden Globes 2014 protest actually had a counter-protest from Christian groups. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Westboro Baptist Church has increasingly been at odds with other Christian groups, even including the American Family Association, which agrees with them when it comes to homosexuality. Besides religious groups and political organizations,… Read more »

Satanists Who Protested Westboro Baptist Church May Face Charges

Satanists Who Protested Westboro Baptist Church May Face Charges

Satanists who staged a protest against the Westboro Baptist Church could face charges for trespassing in the graveyard holding the mother of the church’s leader. Last week, the satanists held what they called a “pink mass” at the grave of Fred Phelps’ mother in the hopes of turning her into a lesbian. The New York-based… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church Praises Deaths Of Arizona Firefighters

Westboro Baptist Church Say They Will Picket The Funerals Of the 19 Firefighters

Westboro Baptist Church, known for its strident anti-homosexuality position, has announced it will picket funerals for the 19 firefighters killed in the line of duty while fighting the Arizona wildfires. WBC spokeswoman Shirley Phelps-Roper also took to Twitter, calling the fire a “marvelous work of God” that caused the so-called church to “bow in humble… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church White House Petition Response Posted

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  The Westboro Baptist Church is currently the subject of several top WeThePeople.gov White House petitions, with hundreds of thousands of people requesting the WBC officially be recognized as a “hate group.” On the White House petition site, docs like the one referencing the Westboro Baptist Church are afforded an official response if they reach… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church Now Going After One Direction

Westboro Baptist Church Now Going After One Direction

Westboro Baptist Church has become something of a pop music critic. The anti-gay church, known for protesting funerals and failing to follow through on most of their threats, have said they plan to target the British boy band One Direction. The band has a concert July 19 in Kansas City, Missouri, not too far from… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church Calls Taylor Swift A ‘Proud Whore’

The WBC called Taylor Swift a "proud whore."

The Westboro Baptist Church is at it again, but this time their staging a protest against Taylor Swift. The critical hate group can now add the popular singer to their list of no-good celebrities. The WBC sent out a press release through their official website on Monday that completely takes aim at the 23-year-old. “@TaylorSwift13… Read more »

Gay Couple Holds Wedding Across From Westboro Baptist Church

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A lesbian couple held their wedding ceremony directly across from Westboro Baptist Church Saturday night. Kimberly Kidwell and Katie Short were married on the front lawn of the Equality House, a project started by Aaron Jackson, founder of the charity Planting Peace. Jackson, who bought the house last year after researching the location of Westboro… Read more »

Westboro Baptist Church Loves Jennifer Lawrence Too

Even Westboro Baptist Church Loves Jennifer Lawrence!

Westboro Baptist, the church group known for hating pretty much everyone that isn’t them, finally agree with the rest of the world. They love Jennifer Lawrence too! Everyone with any kind of success has haters. Jamie Lee Curtis Taete noticed that Jennifer Lawrence seemed to be an exception. After not finding any Jennifer Lawrence haters… Read more »