Megan Phelps-Roper

Megan Phelps-Roper is a former member of the Westboro Baptist Church. Formerly a prominent member of the church,[1] she left the church with her sister Grace in November 2012.[2] Her mother is Shirley Phelps-Roper,[2] whose father was the church's founder Fred Phelps.[3] Phelps-Roper has stated that all of her family member still in the church have cut ties with her.[4] She has ascribed her disenchantment with the church's doctrines to interaction with other people on Twitter.[5][2] Phelps-Roper was married on August 15, 2016.[6][7]


  1. Arnett, Dugan (November 19, 2011). "Megan Phelps-Roper of Westboro Baptist Church: An heir to hate". kansascity. The Kansas City Star. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 Batty, David (February 7, 2013). "Westboro Baptist church key member Megan Phelps-Roper leaves". The Guardian. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  3. Burns, Sarah (March 30, 2015). "Why Fred Phelps' granddaughter left Westboro Baptist Church". Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  4. Phelps-Roper, Megan (Feb 6, 2013). "Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of Promise". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  5. Chen, Adrian. "Conversion via Twitter". The New Yorker. Retrieved November 16, 2015.

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