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  Fred Phelps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of Fred's only memories of his mother is the fact that since she was the only woman on their street who owned a musical instrument (a piano), she used to push it to the front of the house, open all the doors and windows, and play for the pleasure of the neighbors.
Phelps' 1993 convictions stemmed from a raid on the offices of his family's lawfirm, "Phelps Chartered," in which $37,000 worth of equipment was seized as evidence.
Shirley Phelps, a daughter of Fred Phelps, appeared on Fox News, defending the WBC and attacking homosexuality.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fred_Phelps   (3637 words)

  
 Fred Phelps - dKosopedia
Fred Phelps is the leader and head minister of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas.
Fred Phelps was born in November 13, 1929, in Meridian, Mississippi.
Phelps, his supporters and members of his church (his congregation is made up largely of his extended family) attend said gatherings, as well as other gay-related events, with signs bearing anti-homosexual hate speech.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Fred_Phelps   (795 words)

  
 Baptist preacher Fred Phelps: Anti-LDS and anti-GLBT activist
Fred Phelps has been able to intimidate most of the residents of Topeka into a fearful silence, though he himself is a shrill and vigorous defender of his own First Amendment rights.
The woman Fred Phelps has referred to as 'his dear old aunt' died in a head-on collision in 1951 as she was driving back to Meridian from a nearby town.
Phelps may have conceded the point to be ordained, but, for 40 years, his family and church members in Topeka have been controlled by his threat that, if they depart his congregation, they must carry a letter of permission from him.
www.adherents.com /people/pp/Fred_Phelps.html   (22627 words)

  
 Fred Phelps
Fred Phelps is a self-described "Primitive Baptist" preacher fixated on the few Biblical passages that mention homosexuality.
Phelps' "congregation" is comprised of his children and their families, dozens of grandchildren and a smattering of followers unrelated by blood.
Phelps has joyously celebrated God's wrath after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, after the death of Pope John Paul II, at the funerals of American soldiers killed in Iraq, and other recent events that strike sane people as tragic.
www.nndb.com /people/908/000025833   (1031 words)

  
 Blogcritics.org: Fred Phelps Can **** My ****
Phelps and his congregation at the Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church have praised 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina as punishment for a nation that, according to him, enables gays.
Fred Phelps and his supporters demonstrate at soldiers' funerals to protest our military's "don't ask, don't tell [if one is homosexual]" policy, a policy which, ironically enough, is also protested by gay rights supporters -- albeit in a far different fashion and for the opposite reason.
Fred Phelps is a fully-cocked bigot, whereas they are only half-cocked bigots who live in perpetual horror of their bigotry being recognized through the facade of the "politically correct" veneer they so generously slather upon their anti-gay rhetoric.
blogcritics.org /archives/2006/05/20/142221.php   (14065 words)

  
 Fred Phelps: Extremist
Fred Phelps, the leading anti-gay extremist in the United States, was born on November 13, 1929, in Meridian, Mississippi.
Phelps also had political ambitions and twice has run for governor and was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Kansas in 1992.
Phelps is aggressive in his gay-bashing activities and uses the Bible as the basis for his opposition to homosexuality.
www.apologeticsindex.org /112-fred-phelps   (820 words)

  
 CJOnline.com : In-Depth : Fred Phelps
Phelps also contends the disorderly conduct charge must be dismissed because Hamilton is prosecuting the case in bad faith.
Prosecutors dispute Phelps' math on the number of days that have run on the 180-day clock, saying the clock started Feb. 8, 1996, when he was arraigned for trial on the two felonies and certified for trial on the disorderly conduct charge.
Much of the time delay between the arraignment and the prosecutors' appeal "is as a result of the defendant's application or fault," prosecutors contend, noting a series of motions by Phelps made in between the preliminary hearing and the trial, a change of trial location at the request of Phelps, and the recusal of Barbara.
www.cjonline.com /indepth/phelps/stories/082399_phelps.shtml   (1075 words)

  
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Phelps believes that the soldiers represent a nation tolerant of homosexuality, and their deaths are God's direct punishment for their sins.
Phelps has vowed to challenge the new legislation, alleging that these new restrictions unconstitutionally restrict freedom of speech.
In 1989, Fred Phelps agreed to surrender his license to practice law in Federal court in exchange for the Federal judges allowing the other members of his family to continue practicing in Federal court.
www.adl.org /special_reports/wbc/default.asp   (580 words)

  
 Brief Bio of Pastor Fred Phelps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fred Phelps was born Nov. 13, 1929, in Meridian, Mississippi.
Met his wife, Margie M. Phelps, in 1951 while preaching at the Arizona Bible Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.
Fred Phelps is a Five-Point Calvinist who urges all people to carefully study and discern what are the signs of the times (Mat.
www.godhatesfags.com /main/phelpsbio.html   (243 words)

  
 Fred Phelps to Protest Soldier's Funeral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Phelps gained national notoriety in 1998 when he picketed the funeral of Matthew Shepard, the gay college student beaten to death in Wyoming.
Phelps said the fact that French led an all-American life gives him all the more reason to picket her final public tribute.
Phelps' right to protest, we would hope that he would respect the family and friends of this young person by not disrupting the memorial," Sobba said.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1423225/posts   (3130 words)

  
 Plattsburgh For Peace: Fred Phelps
Phelps, was attached to the lawsuit as Exhibit A making it,
This is a letter Mark Phelps wrote last year to citizens of Topeka and northeast Kansas.
He also cautioned people against taking the letter out of context, saying there is "gentleness" in the context of the letter and a hope that the community can better understand Fred Phelps based on what the letter contains.
www.plattsburghforpeace.com /fredphelps.htm   (900 words)

  
 Matthew Shepard Online Resources - Hate Speech - Rev. Fred Phelps
You are both worthy of death (Romans 1:32)," Phelps quoted by State Press (Arizona State University), March 11, 1998.
Phelps and his church members protested at Matt Shepard's funeral, holding signs saying "God Hates Fags" and "Matt in Hell".
Faggots in nature are sticks of wood that burn quick, hot and long, and are hence used to fuel the fires of nature.
www.hatecrime.org /subpages/hatespeech/phelps.html   (406 words)

  
 Panhandle Pundit: Fred Phelps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I've said it before and I'll say it again: there are few human beings on this planet more distasteful and disgusting than the relentless hater Fred Phelps.
Phelps was recently in Papillion to sully the memorial service of Joel Cahill, a Nebraskan killed in Iraq.
Fred Phelps disgusts me. This man and his crazy, blind acolytes are sub-human.
rynemcclaren.typepad.com /blog/2005/12/fred_phelps.html   (348 words)

  
 Watching The Watchers || Kills Propaganda Dead
I have read passing references to Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church for some time, but never bothered to follow up on what he and his church are about.
That gentle Christian (Baptist) Minister is Fred Phelps, from Topeka Kansas's Westboro Baptist Church.
Phelps and the crazed Imams hate each other, but they share a soaring, divine hatred of all things American, all things open and tolerant, all things secular.
watchingthewatchers.org /story/2006/2/22/82719/7018   (1665 words)

  
 Fred Phelps Expose'
On June 29, 1994 Jon Michael Bell, a former reporter hired to investigate Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist Church by Stauffer Communications, Inc.,filed a lawsuit in Shawnee County District Court in Topeka, Kansas against Stauffer Communications alleging the Topeka Capital-Journal owed him compensation for overtime and to clarify ownership of his notes and work product.
I watched him, one day, stand at the back of the church auditorium just outside the kitchen door, and literally jump up and down and scream curses at the top of his lungs, like a grown-up two year-old man." The content or nature of those tirades is instructive.
If, in fact, Phelps did maintain this kind of vitriol for hours one end, it indicates an individual who is seriously clinically disturbed.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/michael_haggerty/expose3.htm   (21483 words)

  
 Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church: In Their Own Words - Printable Version
Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church: In Their Own Words - Printable Version
At the funeral of gay murder victim Matthew Shepard, they held up signs reading "No Fags in Heaven" and "God Hates Fags." According to their Web site, they have staged "20,000" protests across the nation and around the world in the last decade.
What appears to be anti-gay rhetoric is often a vehicle for WBC's anti-Semitism, hatred of other Christians, and even racism, though in the 1980s Fred Phelps received awards from the Greater Kansas City Chapter of Blacks in Government and the Bonner Springs branch of the NAACP for his work on behalf of Black clients.
www.adl.org /special_reports/wbc/print.asp   (2592 words)

  
 Fred Phelps
Woodbury High School, in the St. Paul suburb where your Web-Weaver toils, was the site Monday morning of a demonstration by the Rev. Fred Phelps, the notorious leader of the group that visits churches and meetings (including last year's General Assembly) carrying their "God hates fags" placards.
One reason for Phelps' interest was the fact that the high school is making an effort to provide "safe rooms" where gay students can talk with faculty members.
Respond Minnesota, a Twin Cities gay and lesbian support group, solicited pledges from people of any amount per minute of Phelps' protest, which lasted less than an hour and a half.
www.witherspoonsociety.org /fred_phelps.htm   (279 words)

  
 James Phelps (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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