Lawyer and LGBTQ rights advocate, Pedro Irigonegaray has consistently battled Fred Phelps in court throughout his career.
The movie will focus on the life story of Megan Phelps-Roper, who left the hate group in 2012.
“If we want change, we have to make the case for it.”
No, there's probably nothing I could have said or done to get those guys to calm down, apologize and march alongside us. But I did have an opportunity to model some real strength and grace to others there by responding without the barbs.
Fortunately, many good people of Phoenix -- Muslim and non-Muslim alike -- intervened against the stereotyping and the bullying perpetrated by Ritzheimer and his malevolent and misguided followers.
In the deepest recesses of his heart, Fred Rogers was an unabashed universalist who believed that God never gives up on any of us exactly because we are all essentially good, valuable, and lovable: God is the Great Appreciator, and we are the greatly appreciated.