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New Memoir by Former Member of Westboro Baptist Church Is a Surprisingly Beautiful Love Story

“Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” is a love story from beginning to end. Written by Megan Phelps-Roper—who is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, the infamous and now deceased founder of the church—the book is a surprisingly loving tale about a formidable family, whose practice of free speech is at once inspiring and yet very harmful to not only those outside the church, but to the members inside as well.

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Mercy for Fred Phelps

Fred Phelps, Westboro Baptist Church founder, died today. Simply put, I hate what this monster stood for, but if there is mercy for him, there is most certainly mercy for all.

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