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Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist Church will be picketing the funeral of Obama's grandmother, Madelyn Payne Dunham.

Posted on November 6, 2008, at 3:42 p.m. ET

The Topeka-based church also regularly pickets across the country at the funerals of members of the armed forces, claiming their deaths are God’s punishment for the nation’s tolerance for homosexuality.

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