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Why The Westboro Baptist Church Is Skipping 9-Year-Old’s Funeral

Not because Arizona legislators passed an emergency law barring protesters from coming within 300 feet of a funeral, but because 102.1 The Edge in Toronto and KXXT-AM in Phoenix have agreed to give Shirley Phelps-Roper’s clan some airtime on Saturday. Huzzah for negotiating with fundamentalists!