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March 20, 2014

VIDEO: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84

Fred Phelps Sr., a minister known for his church's anti-gay protests at military funerals, has died at the age of 84.

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Fred Phelps Sr., founder and former head of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, has died at 84, according to WIBW.com.

Phelps was a Baptist minister and a disbarred attorney, known for his church's anti-gay protests at military funerals.

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