Why having Nate Phelps at Fort Bragg is important

People are starting to make noise about Nate Phelps joining the Reason Rally lineup last week. And for good reason: the Westboro Baptist Church / God Hates Fags hate-speech advocates may be clashing face to face with Nate (son of the infamous patriarch behind WBC, and blood-relative to nearly all them.) But┬áI don't think word has gotten out that Nate is also slated to speak at Fort Bragg's upcoming atheist festival. This will bring Nate's story full circle in a triumphant way. … [Read more...]

Interact with Nate Phelps, Estranged Atheist Son of ‘God Hates Fags’ Pastor

Nate Phelps has graciously agreed to take questions from all of you during the 24 hour rapture party on Saturday May 21st. You heard about it right? Rapture parties are great and all... but it's also Armed Forces Day. So Deborah from God Discussions has thrown together a star-studded 24 hour internet video telethon. Foxhole atheists have a huge legal fight coming, and our friends and allies at the Military Religious Freedom Foundation are going to be leading the charge. Think of some questions … [Read more...]

God Hates Bleeps

Minnesota Atheists radio show had me on the air last week, and I reached a milestone. I've officially been BLEEPED on the air! @#$% YES! Why? Because I said the phrase "God Hates Fags" - a phrase that is shocking, but nonsensical to me. I was relating to the Minnesota Atheists audience the new developments in our saga. I mentioned that Nate Phelps had joined the lineup and briefly explained his back story. That's quite impossible to do without using the phrase "God hates fags", a phrase coined … [Read more...]

Nate Phelps – Son of ‘God Hates Fags’ Fred Phelps – joins lineup

"THANK GOD FOR DEAD SOLDIERS" A sign commonly held up by the Westboro Baptist Church as they protest at the funerals of Soldiers.┬áRecently, the Supreme Court upheld their right to continue to do this. WBC is largely comprised of a single extended family, the Phelps family. Fred Phelps is an aging hate-mongering idiot who generally stays behind when the rest of the gang travels the nation to 'protest'. Half of the family have trained to become lawyers, as they fund their hateful ideology by … [Read more...]