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Hundreds protest pastor who praised Orlando mass killings

Sacramento - Hundreds of people peacefully protested outside the Verity Baptist Church in Sacramento, California a week after the church's pastor gave thanks for the "dead sodomites" who were shot to death in Orlando hours before.

J.K. Rowling responds to Westboro Baptist Church's anti-gay tweet

The always controversial Westboro Baptist Church recently squared off in a twitter argument with author J.K. Rowling over gay rights.

Op-Ed: Church makes movie to tell true meaning of Christmas Special

Petaluma - For many believers in the Christian message, Christmastime is something special. This is especially so for the members of Eastside Free Will Baptist Church in Petaluma. The emphasis for them is to move away from the commercialism of the holiday season.

Arizona pastor Steven Anderson: Cure AIDS by 'executing homos'

Tempe - The pastor of a Phoenix-area baptist church is raising eyebrows and ire by asserting "we can have an AIDS-free world by Christmas" if gay people are "executed" as commanded by the Bible.

Panic! At The Disco's responses to WBC bring big benefits to HRC

Last week, the news of Panic! at The Disco's response to a Westboro Baptist protest of their Kansas City tour stop traveled like wildfire. Frontman, Brendon Urie, announced the band would donate $20 to HRC for every picketer.

Biker group protects Angelou funeral from hate group

Washington - A gathering that originally formed in counter-protest is now putting their group to a better use. The Two Million Bikers to D.C. are going to stand guard over the Maya Angelou funeral that Westboro Baptist Church members have promised they will protest.

Church changes anti-gay views after pastor's son comes out

La Mirada - A Baptist church in Southern California has rejected its parent church's official anti-gay policy after the pastor's son came out as gay.

Op-Ed: Legacy of Hate: Can Westboro Baptist survive Fred Phelps' death?

Since 84-year-old Fred Phelps, founder and former leader of the twisted organization that calls itself the Westboro Baptist Church, passed away late Wednesday evening, many people are breathing a sigh of relief.

Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dies

Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died at the age of 84. Tim Phelps, his son, made the announcement Thursday.

Church to protest Lorde concert

The status of being an idol has landed Lorde in hot water with the Westboro Baptist Church. The Church plan to "warn the living" and protest the Kiwi singer-songwriter at her Kansas concert this week.

Westboro Baptist Church founder, Fred Phelps, near death

Topeka - The controversial Fred Phelps Sr, founder of Westboro Baptist Church and "God Hates Fags", is reportedly near death in a hospice facility in Topeka, Kansas.

Alabama youth pastor 'can't remember' how many boys he molested

Muscle Shoals - A Baptist children's pastor from Alabama has pleaded guilty to 20 counts of sex crimes involving minors, telling police he "couldn't remember" just how many boys he molested over the years.

Satanic Temple performs 'gay ritual' at Westboro Baptist grave

The Satanic Temple, a NY-based group seeking to foster "benevolence and empathy among all people" through Satan, performed a "Pink Mass" at the Mississippi grave of Catherine Idalette Johnston, mother of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps Jr.

Westboro Baptist witnesses gay wedding across from premises

Topeka - The Westboro Baptist Church witnessed a gay marriage ceremony that took place across from their premises Saturday. Kimberly Kidwell, 31, married Katie Short in a wedding ceremony conducted on the front lawn of the rainbow-painted Equality House in Topeka.

Jayden, 5, sells lemonade for peace across from Westboro Baptist

Westboro Baptist Church may have found a formidable foe in a five-year-old girl, Jayden Sink, who has taken on the notorious group by setting up a lemonade peace stand in front of a house across the street from the Westboro Church in Topeka, Kansas.

Westboro Baptist blames gay Jason Collins for Oklahoma tornado

The Westboro Baptist Church, the group that gained notoriety for picketing funerals of servicemen and recently Boston Marathon victims, has linked the Oklahoma tornado to Jason Collins's decision to come out and Kevin Durant's support of the decision.

Westboro Baptist Church to picket Boston victim funerals

Boston - The controversial Westboro Baptist Church has vowed to picket the funerals of those killed in the Boston Marathon blasts.

Megan Phelps-Roper leaves Westboro Baptist Church

Topeka - The granddaughter of the most infamous clergyman in the country has decided to leave her family's church and apologizes for her family's hateful behavior.

A Joe Biden reality show? There's a petition for that

With all of the petitions recently hitting the White House such as requesting for Westboro Baptist Church to be deemed a hate group and for the secession of Texas, there have been some pretty crazy petitions as well.

Tax exempt status of Westboro Baptist Church may be in question

Washington - A petition drive to have Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) labeled as a hate group continues to gain steam, as well as a petition calling for the group to be stripped of their non-profit status.
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