February 6, 2013 11:38 PM

From the Feb. 6, 2103 archives: Two of Phelps’ granddaughters leave Westboro Baptist Church

Megan Phelps-Roper and Grace Phelps-Roper, two granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church firebrand Fred Phelps, have split with the controversial Topeka-based congregation, indicating their views have evolved and they now regret the pain they have caused others. One of them, 27-year-old Megan Phelps-Roper, had been a highly visible member of the church who spoke to media outlets and spread its message via Twitter.

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