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‘It rained for a reason:’ Westboro Baptist Church ends protest early, one counter protester arrested

CMU students dance at a counter protest as Westboro Baptist Church members picketed on campus. (Gif by Christian Snyder / Contributing Editor)

By Bailey Frisco / Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

The Westboro Baptist Church cut its planned protest route short Thursday for reasons unknown to Pitt. “All we know is they didn’t come,” University spokesperson Joe Miksch said in an email. The Westboro Baptist Church protesters — four women toting multiple signs each — arrived at the cor...

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