Last week, Welton sat down with Nate Phelps – son of the deceased Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps – to talk about his decision to leave his family and his highly controversial church. In the second part of our interview, Nate, who now works as an activist combating religious abuse , talks about the ways in which religion has been used to control people and justify the abusive treatment of others, especially children. Nate also talks about his relationships with family members still in the WBC, how it feels to see news coverage of his former church’s protests, and the Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming documentary, “Not My Father’s Son.”

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