Megan Phelps-Roper on Westboro Baptist Church and making ‘amends’

One for those who have stumbled across Westboro Baptist Church, the guys in America who like standing outside funerals and shouting about people going to hell, here is Megan Phelps-Roper, who was born into Westboro Baptist.

Longish interview, but look out for her comments about social media, and yes, there are groups out there looking to use social media to radicalise, where are the other groups looking to engage with that?

I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left

Megan Phelps-Roper, formerly part of Westboro Baptist Church has given possibly THE TED talk of the year, in which she shares details of life inside Westboro Baptist Church and discusses how conversations on Twitter were key to her decision to leave it.