Thursday, March 20, 2014

Fred Phelps, Westboro Church Hate Group patriarch dies

We look forward to his hate group of limited family members dying with him.

Some of his former members have defected, and tried to undo his work - good for them.

We do not celebrate the death of anyone, but the world is definitely a better place without a hate monger who perverts religion to cause people greater pain during funerals for their loved ones.

Phelps and his so-called church, really more of a hate cult, represents all that is bad on the radical religious right.  The WBC has been missing their threatened obscene protests; we can only hope this continues. 

This was an ugly man, leading an ugly group of people with hate in their hearts and tarnished souls.

The legacy they have created is one where the LGBT members of our communities are gaining in respect, and where gay marriage equality is a reality, because they represent such a detestable view point that it underlines why according people greater dignity and equality is a good and desirable thing, and why their style of religious hatred towards the LGBT people among us is a bad thing.

They have accomplished the opposite of their intention.  That would make a good epitaph for Phelps' tombstone.

Whether this week, this month, or this summer, Kentucky and a slew of the remaining states that ban gay marriage are slowly and steadily correcting their error in denying human rights to all those who should have them - including gay marriage.

Rest in peace Phelps; you lost.  It's not all over yet, but you lost. Enjoy eternity.

1 comment:

  1. I am sooooooooooo bummed that Hateriarch Phil will NOT be experiencing an eternity in hell, since it does no exist. OTOH, he is dead and that is, if you'll excuse my flippancy, HEAVENLY.