I am not a very political person, but the fact that she went through what she did with her husband's cheating scandal and battled breast cancer for 6 years and stayed a strong, positive and active woman is very extraordinary. She was an advocate and gave a voice to some of those who could not speak up for themselves.
As I was reading about her passing, I came across an article that stated that the Westboro Baptist Church will be picketing her funeral. I cannot begin to tell you how upset this makes me. They say that she is "going to hell" because she said she doubted her faith when her oldest son passed away in 1996.
For those of you who do not know about the Westboro Baptist Church, they are are horrible group that are an affront and a disgrace to those who are actual Christians. This is a group of
This "church" unfortunately in Topeka, KS so living not even an hour away from Topeka, we get to hear a lot, and see a lot of their protests. They even have their children, even young at 5 holding up signs with despicable phrases about going to hell and how God hates the US and others that I cannot even repeat because of how vile the words are.
Let up hope that Elizabeth Edwards funeral will not be marred by this protest. Let us hope that everyone will remember her for the causes she supported and the positivity that she seemed to have throughout her struggles.