On Scarborough Country, Jael Phelps granddaughter of The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr, was among three candidates challenging openly gay council member Tiffany
March 1, 2005

On Scarborough Country, Jael Phelps granddaughter of The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr, was among three candidates challenging openly gay council member Tiffany Muller in a nonpartisan primary in Topkea, Kan.

You should look at the Westboro Baptist Church website. It's frightening.

She was trying to defend the practice of their religion. She told a stunned Joe Scarborough:

Phelps: The prescribed punishment for homosexuality in the bible is death.

She then smiled!

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Luckily Jael Phelps finished a distant fourth and Muller in second place. That allowed Muller to advance to an April 5 general election.

Eschaton has more on the vote: Not Everything The Matter With Kansas

(update)-Media Matters offers more on the story here

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