WBC Founder's Granddaughters Abandon Church

"For all of her adult life and much of her childhood, Megan Phelps-Roper picketed funerals, condemned gays, and said she earnestly believed that most Americans were destined for hell.

But on Wednesday, the 27-year-old granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps publicly said goodbye to all that."*

Megan and Grace Phelps, granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps have left the church and their families for good, saying they don't want to be a part of something that hurts people. How are the sisters coping, and what is the WBC response? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

*Read more from Caitlin Dewey/ Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/under-god/post/granddaughters-of-westboro-baptist-church-founder-quit-church-apologize-for-hurt/2013/02/07/c467679a-7163-11e2-a050-b83a7b35c4b5_blog.html

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Comment by Lillie on February 8, 2013 at 9:18pm

And Jamie Dewolf, Scientology founder's great grandson, says Scientology is one of the most “devious, systematic brainwashing systems that’s ever been invented.”



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