Zach says he was protesting as young as 3 years old. He would hold up signs that said things like “God Hates Fags”, but now he holds signs that say “God Loves You”.
The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who drew international condemnation for outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.
Quinn quietly signed off on the “Let Them Rest In Peace Act,” which pushes protestors back another 100 feet to 300 feet — the equivalent of a football field’s length — at military funerals.
“When I left there, I left convinced, I was going to hell,” remembered Nate Phelps.