5 Apr. 1999
Rev. Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas takes part in an anti-gay protests behind a police officer at the courthouse site of the trial of one of the alleged attackers of gay student Matthew Shepard April 5. A hearing is expected later today in the trial of Russell Henderson, accused of murder, kidnapping and aggravated robbery in Shephard's grisly beating death last October.