Just asking, in advance.
Given that protesting funerals by Fred Phelps was clearly a highlight of his week.
Fred Phelps, the founder of the fundamentalist, anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, is said to be dying in a Kansas hospice facility.
Nate Phelps, one of the pastor’s estranged children, posted on Facebook Saturday night that his father “is now on the edge of death.” Speaking of his 84-year-old father, who became notorious for displaying signs reading “God Hates Fags” at high profile funerals for soldiers and public figures, the younger Phelps wrote,
I’ve learned that my father, Fred Phelps, Sr., pastor of the “God Hates Fags” Westboro Baptist Church, was ex-communicated from the “church” back in August of 2013. He is now on the edge of death at Midland Hospice house in Topeka, Kansas.
I’m not sure how I feel about this. Terribly ironic that his devotion to his god ends…
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