The virulently homophobic Westboro Baptist Church said Thursday it will picket the Saturday funeral of beloved political wife Elizabeth Edwards.
The protest will take place from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. near the funeral at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, N.C.
The 61-year-old Edwards, the estranged wife of former senator and presidential candidate John Edwards, died Tuesday after a six-year battle with cancer. The Westboro Church -- really a family from Topeka, Kan. -- is upset over because the Edwardses "did not humble themselves before [God's] mighty hand" when their 16-year-old son died in a car accident.
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