A statement from the Westboro Baptist Church, an unaffiliated congregation in Topeka that is infamous for its homophobic and anti-Semitic rants, and its protests at the funerals of soldiers and AIDS victims, says its members will stage a demonstration across the street from Edenton Street United Methodist Church for 90 minutes before the 1p.m. service, because "God hates Elizabeth Edwards." Christian Extremist Group to Picket Elizabeth Edwards Funeral Something seriously needs to be done about these people. This is not "free speech." This is, as it has always been, sheer evilness.