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They're known worldwide as the group from Kansas that protests at soldiers' funerals, and says God hates America because it allows homosexuality. Now, Westboro Baptist Church is reacting to the defection of a key member.
"She just decided she did not want to obey God," spokesman Steve Drain says. "She did not want to obey scripture."
She is Megan Phelps-Roper. The 27-year-old had risen to become a leader in the family church founded by her grandfather.
Originally posted by Aleister
Her mother is Shirley Phelps-Roper, who actually runs much of the church. Will this mean anything to Shirley or her dad, Fred?
Originally posted by jiggerj
reply to post by Byrd
You don't quit 'crazy'. It follows you wherever you go and whatever you do. I see really bad things happening with this one.
Originally posted by Komonazmuk
It took her til the age of 27 to realize what total BS hate mongering circle jerk her family is?
Better late than never I suppose, big ups to her and her sis.... I guess. Not like I really care.