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In this Feb. 8, 2006, file photo, Margie Phelps, right, and her nephew, Gabriel Phelps-Roper, then 10, center, both from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., protest before the start of a memorial service for soldiers killed in combat from the Army's 101st Airborne Division in front of the main entrance to Fort Campbell, Ky. Ms. Phelps is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2010, to represent her church in a case that tests the scope of free speech protections under the Constitution's First Amendment. (AP Photo/Christopher Berkey, File)
Photo by: Christopher Berkey
In this Feb. 8, 2006, file photo, Margie Phelps, right, and her nephew, Gabriel Phelps-Roper, then 10, center, both from the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., protest before the start of a memorial service for soldiers killed in combat from the Army's 101st Airborne Division in front of the main entrance to Fort Campbell, Ky. Ms. Phelps is set to go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2010, to represent her church in a case that tests the scope of free speech protections under the Constitution's First Amendment. (AP Photo/Christopher Berkey, File)

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