Phelps’s Granddaughters Leave Westboro Church

Phelps’s Granddaughters Leave Westboro Church February 11, 2013

 

The act of leaving Westboro is as weird as the church itself. Sometimes it’s described as a shunning process, but that’s not entirely apt. It is, in the eyes of the remaining members, a sort of death… Phelps granddaughter Megan didn’t leave alone; her sister Grace decided to go with her. They stayed just one night in Topeka. Then, after returning to their family home to retrieve some things they’d not packed the night before—“it was so weird and horrible to ring the doorbell,” Megan says—they left town. Read the REST HERE

 


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