News Who Didn’t Fred Thompson Work For?
posted by October 17 at 16:31 PMon
Fred Thompson once did legal work for the Westboro Baptist Church:
Members of the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church are urging Fred Thompson to support their stance on homosexuality—a position on which they say the Republican presidential candidate once “saw eye to eye” with them.
Thompson was hired for a mid-1980s legal case in Kansas on the recommendation of Margie Phelps, daughter of Westboro founder Fred Phelps.
The Topeka, Kan.-based church is now best known for protesting at soldiers’ funerals, claiming their deaths are retribution for the nation’s acceptance of homosexuality.