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Westboro a No-Show at Performance

Westboro a No-Show at Performance


Members of the antigay Westboro Church didn't make good on their promise to protest a performance of The Laramie Project in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday.

Dozens of students from the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts -- where the play about Matthew Shepard's murder was performed -- lined the perimeter of the school in anticipation of the Kansas-based hate church, reports The Jacksonville Journal.

Westboro was a no-show in Jacksonville four years ago, when they announced plans to protest the funeral of a local soldier killed in Afghanistan but never appeared.

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