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Westboro Baptists Wouldn't Be At Tucson Funerals Anyhow

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Members of the church had plane tickets to travel to Tucson on Thursday, but Tucson police "worked closely with Tucson International Airport authorities today to confirm they did not arrive in Tucson via those previously purchased flights," Lopez said, who said the tickets went unused.

A call to the Westboro Baptist Church wasn't immediately returned.

Arizona state legislators and Gov. Jan Brewer (R) rushed to pass a law aimed squarely at Westboro's protests earlier this week after Pastor Fred Phelps announced they'd be picketing.

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