Westboro Baptist Church to attend Reason Rally with special message for atheists
By JUSTIN VACULA - SCRANTON ATHEISM EXAMINER
Added: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 21:46:55 UTC
Members of the secular community are expecting to see Richard Dawkins, James Randi, PZ Myers, Hemant Metha, Greta Christina, David Silverman, Jessica Ahlquist and many more well-known personalities at the Reason Rally, an event slated to be the largest gathering for the secular community in history, but some other unexpected guests -- in addition to the list of speakers and performers -- from the Westboro Baptist Church will also be in attendance.
Members of the Westboro Baptist Church were invited to the Reason Rally by Jim Klawon, Deputy Vice President of Administration of the National Atheist Party, via a letter sent to Pastor Fred Phelps. After receiving this letter, Megan Phelps-Roper, on Twitter, wrote, “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God” Ps14:1 Here's lookin' at you, @ReasonRally!Your [unwarranted] pride is your destruction. Dear @ReasonRally: How gracious of you! We accept your invitation & will picket your parade of fools 3/24. Love,WBC.” Megan Phelps-Roper comments specifically for this article.
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