Posts tagged ‘Phelps’

March 18, 2011

Phelps: The good , the bad and the UGLY (mostly)

by Accidental Bear

It doesn’t surprise we that Fred Phelps beat his kids. He still beats on children around the world and now has thousands of accomplices . This is gut wrenching declaration by the son of Phelps is very revealing.

(CNN)” An estranged son of anti-gay Kansas pastor Fred Phelps said Wednesday that the spiritual leader of Westboro Baptist Church hit his wife and beat his children with a mattock handle until they bled.”

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Phelps Son Details Abuse

By Advocate.com Editors

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Appearing on HLN’s Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell,Fred Phelps’s son Nate discussed his family’s heinous actions and detailed the horrific abuse he and his siblings were subjected to by their father.

Nate Phelps said his homophobic family, which often pickets the funerals of fallen soldiers because they claim military deaths are punishment for America’s tolerance of gays, has done both good and bad for LGBT people. Fred Phelps is “one of the best reasons that America has been forced to get off the fence and address the issue [of gay rights],” Nate told Velez-Mitchell. “But at the same time you can’t ignore the fact that he’s done a lot of damage. He’s hurt a lot of families, not only in the gay community, but the families of these soldiers.”

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