March 25, 2014

COMMENTARY: Phelps touched on fears and anger many feel

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Fred Phelps, the 84-year-old founder of Westboro Baptist Church and media-master of hate speech campaigns, died Wednesday (March 19) after devoting decades to damning Americans for tolerating homosexuality.

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Fred Phelps, the 84-year-old founder of Westboro Baptist Church and media-master of hate speech campaigns, died Wednesday (March 19) after devoting decades to damning Americans for tolerating homosexuality.

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(RNS) In his anti-gay message, Phelps touched on fears and angers that many people feel.