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300 Show Up In Rain To Counterprotest 5 Westboro Protesters At Elizabeth Edwards’ Funeral

Today, friends and families gathered in Raleigh, NC to mourn Elizabeth Edwards, who died this week after battling cancer. Outside, a small group of protesters from the extremist anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church picketed the event because they said Edwards “spent her life in defiance and disobedience to God.” The church regularly harasses the families of [...]
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Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Elizabeth Edwards Funeral

US Politics / Liberal : TPM Muckraker (4 years ago)

A Kansas-based church known for its high-profile protests of service members' funerals is planning to show up at the memorial service for the late Elizabeth Edwards, the group said Thursday. Read Post

Westboro Baptist idiots target Elizabeth Edwards

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (4 years ago)

When hatred comes to town: Westboro Baptist Church, a group with a history of staging protests at funerals and issuing anti-gay statements, is planning to picket the Saturday funeral of Elizabeth Edwards. The group came into the nat... Read Post

Westboro Baptist Church Says It Will Picket Elizabeth Edwards’ Funeral

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (4 years ago)

Members of the hate-filled Westboro Baptist Church announced today that they will picket outside Elizabeth Edwards’ funeral this weekend. The Westboro Church is well known for holding publicity-seeking anti-gay stunts at funerals, p... Read Post

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