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Westboro Baptist Church Founder Fred Phelps Dead At 84

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.26.2014 | Religion

Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died at the age of 84, according to two of his children. His son, Timothy Phelps, con...

Fred Phelps Will Not Have A Funeral To Picket

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

Westboro Baptist Church is famous for its funeral pickets, and now that its founder, Fred Phelps, is on his deathbed, some people have raised the poss...

God's Purveyors Of Hate

Kelly James Clark | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion
Kelly James Clark

From Fred Phelps to John Piper, Christians who speak hatred on behalf of God outdo Jesus, who humbly professed ignorance of the reason for disasters.

Lochte Weighs In On Phelps Comeback Report

Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

Ryan Lochte said "it's just a matter of time and when" Michael Phelps returns to the pool for the Olympics. Speaking at a swim meet in Vancouver, ...

VOTE: What Was Your Favorite Olympics Moment?

Posted 08.13.2012 | Sports

How will you remember the London Olympics? Will it be the pomp of Opening and Closing ceremonies? The circumstances of Oscar Pistorius' Olympic de...

Another Lochte vs. Phelps Showdown

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

By Swimming World LONDON, England: Ryan Lochte completed a successful double, advancing in both the 200 back and 200 IM tonight, including taking t...

Phelps Makes History

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

Sweet 19! With Michael Phelps swimming the anchor leg, the United States won gold in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay. France won silver with China...

Phelps Takes Silver

Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

Michael Phelps may have just missed out on the gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly but he does have quite a nice consolation prize. His silver medal...

Lochte Takes Gold

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.02.2012 | Sports

Ryan Lochte has won gold in the 400-meter individual medley while Michael Phelps goes away from the event empty handed, having finished fourth. Lochte...

Fred Phelps' Hatemongering and the First Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Fred Phelps and his "church" are the ones who arrive at various places and events all across the country, waving hate-filled signs which convey his belief that God hates the US, homosexuals, the U.S. military, and dead American soldiers.

Fred Phelps, Daughter Barred From Entering UK

Kansas City Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The British government has banned Fred Phelps and his daughter Shirley Phelps-Roper from entering the United Kingdom. The Phelpses, whose protests at...

Phelps Bong Owner Charged After Trying To Sell Piece On Ebay

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WISTV reports on a new twist in the Michael Phelps drug saga. The owner of the bong used by the Olympic swimmer tried to sell the piece on eBay -- get...

Greatest Olympian Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

BEIJING -- Michael Phelps has become the winningest Olympic athlete ever, earning his fourth gold medal of the Beijing Games with a world record in th...