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Jesus Hates Your Gay Kid

Blame it on the stomach virus I was suffering, but yesterday some perverse impulse (could it be Satan?) made me watch “Fall from Grace,”  the 2007 documentary about the Fred Phelps family and the Westboro Baptist Church. The documentary does a good job showing this bizarre tribal grouping in Topeka that has dedicated itself to spreading the message that Jesus hates you because you’re gay (or you’re a soldier or you’re Scandinavian or you’re Muslim or you’re anyone who is not a Phelps).

The Westb…