Thursday, July 9, 2015

Leaving the Westboro Baptist church: A Conversation with Megan Phelps-Roper, a family member

In this podcast Sam Harris interviews Megan Phelps-Roper, the granddaughter of Fred Phelps of the infamous Westboro Baptist church. It is an incredible story from the beginning how that church first got radicalized and why they chose to do the outrageous stunts at funerals and other public venues. Oddly enough, it was a single Tweet she read that started her to question her beliefs.