Elizabeth Edwards funeral takes place amidst protests, heavy security
The funeral of Elizabeth Edwards, estranged wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, takes place amidst competing protests by the Westboro Baptist Church and local opponents of its in downtown Raleigh. Raleigh, USA, 11/12/2010.
Elizabeth Edwards' funeral after her death of breast cancer this Tuesday at her Chapel Hill, North Carolina home takes place Saturday in downtown Raleigh amidst competing protests by the antigay Westboro Baptist Church and local opponents of its and a heavy police presence.
Flag desecration is a conspicuous part of the Westboro Baptist Church's protest of this funeral - as at least two Westboro Baptist Church members drag American flags on the sidewalk and walk on them.