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Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church Dies at 84


2014-03-20 - March, 20 2014    By Jordan Moses
Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church Dies at 84
    Rev. Fred Phelps Sr. of Westboro Baptist Church died at 84 on Wednesday. Known for his infamous protests against homosexuality and abortion outside of the funerals of U.S. soldiers, Phelps died at Midland Care Hospice in Topeka. Phelps' 'expression of the First Amendment' as deemed by the Supreme Court in 2011, outraged so many that even the KuRev. Fred Phelps Sr. of Westboro Baptist Church died at 84 on Wednesday. Known for his infamous protests against homosexuality and abortion outside of the funerals of U.S. soldiers, Phelps died at Midland Care Hospice in Topeka. Phelps' 'expression of the First Amendment' as deemed by the Supreme Court in 2011, outraged so many that even the Ku Klux Klan countered Westboro's demonstrations with their own staged protests. Word spread earlier this week that Phelps had been excommunicated from the church over a "falling out." His cause of death has yet to be released. Klux Klan countered Westboro's demonstrations with their own staged protests. Word spread earlier this week that Phelps had been excommunicated from the church over a "falling out." His cause of death has yet to be released...

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