Summary The obit was from the satircal site The Onion , and headlined "Fred Phelps, Man Who Forever Stopped March Of Gay Rights, Dead At 84". According to biographers and historians, many of the facets of modern-day society that we now take for granted--such as the ban on gay marriage in all 50 states and the inability of homosexuals to serve in the military--can be traced back to Phelps' vocal public crusades against the unholy practice of homosexuality, which he began in 1991 and which quickly succeeded in bringing efforts to expand LGBT rights to a spectacular and abrupt halt.
Summary Phelps died in hospice care, and we can hope he knew that his work was in vain. "This is our moment as a community to rise above the sorrow, anger and strife he sowed, and to show the world we are caring and compassionate people who respect the privacy and dignity of all," Witt wrote.
Summary Often it is my second thought that is best, and that was true when it came to Fred Phelps. In a Q-and-A at the end of the event, I was asked what I thought of the ignorance that was on display outside the building.
Summary Fabulous! Shoup said that in some cases the cost of a parking space can soar up to $50,000. In L.A., the average cost is more than $31,000, and the International Parking Institute reports that the median national cost for a parking space is $16,167.
Summary A team doesnt stumble to a disappointing 71-91 record without several reasons for its failure. Bringing in catcher A.J. Pierzynski -- to replace Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who was allowed to leave in free agency to the Marlins without an attempt by the Sox to keep him proved to be a bad fit in the lineup and in the clubhouse.
Summary Asked to perform third sobriety test before DUI arrest, Michael Phelps said: "that's not happening.. Bailey-Hedgepeth said the liquor board prohibits any bar in the city from selling alcohol to someone who is "under the influence," "disorderly" or "known to be a habitual drunkard."
Summary Florida charter schools have been ranked 11 on a national list. What the new report by the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools shows is that, despite consistent growth by charter schools in Florida, the schools have been laggards on quality, diversity and innovation.