Members of a church say God is punishing American soldiers for defending a country that harbors gays, and they brought their anti-gay message to the f
August 27, 2005

Members of a church say God is punishing American soldiers for defending a country that harbors gays, and they brought their anti-gay message to the funerals Saturday of two Tennessee soldiers killed in Iraq.... The Rev. Fred Phelps, founder of Westboro Baptist in Kansas, contends that American soldiers are being killed in Iraq as vengeance from God for protecting a country that harbors gays...read on"

This Circus Clown is definitely in the "Hall of Fame." Will the media cover this or protect Phelps because he aligns himself with religion?

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