I contributed very little to this except the shaky fence shot from my phone. Nevertheless, here is the story of yet another religious zealot from Kansas. Wichita seems to be a magnet (Roeder, “Summer of Mercy”, etc.), but Topeka has its share as well (Phelps and clan).
In this case, I’m conflicted by concern about these FBI “sting” operations and their effect on civil liberties, but aware that these crackpots cannot be allowed to harm innocent people.
Text of the complaint is interesting.
For ABC News
“There’s just too much unknown there, so it makes it difficult for everybody but it’s also something I recognize as some of this may never be figured. I certainly don’t have the answers,” Kyle’s father, Dean Van Winkle said.
An education fund has been established for Kyle Van Winkle’s son. Donations should be made out to:
Jennifer M. Van Winkle beneficiary of Kyle A. Van Winkle Memorial Fund Community America Credit Union P.O. Box 15950 Lenexa, Kan., 66285-5950.
Story on KMBC-TV, KC
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