Metro Weekly

Member of Phelps family leaving Westboro Baptist Church

“We know that we can’t undo our whole lives. We can’t even say we’d want to if we could; we are who we are because of all the experiences that brought us to this point. What we can do is try to find a better way to live from here on. That’s our focus.”

Megan Phelps-Roper, formerly of the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church of Kansas, led by her grandfather the Rev. Fred Phelps, writing in a Feb. 6 blog post that she, along with her sister, Grace, have left the church. ( 

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