Jerry Falwell dies

May 15, 2007

LYNCHBURG, Va.---A Liberty University executive tells the Associated Press that the Reverend Jerry Falwell has died.

Falwell, a TV evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, became the face of the religious right in the 1980s.

Falwell was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious today in his office at the school he founded in Virginia.

He was 73 years old.

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  • by Conservative on May 17, 2007 at 01:15 PM
    It's Clintons Fault ! I'm surprised one of his followers on the radial right hasn't blamed Clinton for this evil little mans demise. This aside It's nice to think that the right reverend has finally made it to a place where he'll never again have to face the horror that is homosexuality, feminism, AIDS, and Martin Luther King. Come to think of it, he won't have to worry about shoveling snow either.
  • by james Location: wv on May 17, 2007 at 06:55 AM
    Today Falwell and soon I hope that goofball con man Pat Robertson!!!! I do speak evil of the dead and the living
  • by Anonymous on May 16, 2007 at 11:59 AM
    Good riddance!
  • by Lliam N. Location: Marysville, Ca. on May 15, 2007 at 04:16 PM
    CEO of the Church of Intollerance and Malice has gone to meet his vengeful god. I wonder if his god will feel vengeful or welcome Rev. F. with approval?
  • by Tan John Location: Singapore on May 15, 2007 at 04:10 PM
    A towering figure for the wrong purpose. Dividing people so as to dominate them.
  • by cjc Location: Not in Augusta, thank God on May 15, 2007 at 02:34 PM
    Momma never told me to speak ill of the dead. Well: *crickets chirping*
  • by kent bodin Location: calgary ab canada on May 15, 2007 at 01:18 PM
    rev.fallwell is with jesus now.god bless him.we will miss his presence.
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