On the WBC website you can find scripture, a schedule of picketing events, song parodies supporting their message, links to their social media, videos to support their cause, facts and numbers of how many people are affected by their message (one of these statistics is "how many people have been damned to hell since you logged on"), information on how to get involved, and a detailed description of why they believe what they believe. This website helps answer a lot of fundamental questions about the movement of WBC.
This webpage remains neutral in its explaining of the WBC's history. The website specializes in exposing extremist groups and shining a light on the truth of all extremists. This website helps answer a lot of key questions about goals, tactics, frames, organizational support of the movement, and even reveals personal information of those involved with WBC.
Joshua Kors, a blogger for the Huffington Post, sat down with Fred Phelps to ask him questions about hell, homosexuality, the Supreme Court and the mission of the Westboro Church. This article is interesting because it focuses on the heart of the movement, Fred Phelps. Phelps explains why he does what he does, and why he believes what he does is right. He does not claim his right doing without claiming everyone else's wrongdoing. This article shows from first-hand experience why WBC started and why it is still a thing today.
The Author of "God Hates", Rebecca Barrett fox evaluates the big-ticket items when it comes to the WBC; the history of American nationalism, and religious freedom given by the first amendment in relation to the American Christian Church. Barret-Fox brings understanding to the confusing situation of the WBC and the greater public. She does this by examining how the public has responded to the church's different strategies in picketing (ex: anti-LGBT, & military funerals). This book shows the reader how the public has been affected by WBC's harsh picketing tactics.
K. Ryan Jones started "Fall From Grace" as a college project for a video production class at the University of Kansas. He explained in an interview that his goal was to produce a film about the WBC that remained neutral and completely objective. He interviewed individuals within the church, people of the community affected by the church, and even those who have left the church. This film is a history of WBC with first-hand experience on the front lines of the movement. It gives a unique perspective on the movement which allows the viewer to feel like they are experiencing it in person. It shows why it was started, why it continues, why people have left, and tactics of amplifying their message.
Megan Phelps-Roper, Daugther of Westboro founder, and former member of the church gives her personal testimony of her time protesting alongside the other members of the Westboro Baptist Church. After twenty years of being a member of the WBC, Megan was moved to leave. Her leaving was caused by people on social media leaving behind their anger and scorn, and treating her a human being. She noticed it had a great impact, so she tried it too. She started to notice inconsistencies in her beliefs and decided it was finally time to leave the movement and her own family. This article helps the viewer see how WBC as a social movement affects individuals who have fought for their cause. This TED talk not only reflects on Megan's personal story, but a widely held perspective on the WBC; The WBC is causing division and destruction.