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Kazoo Band Counters Westboro Baptist Church Protest 

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A kazoo band lead by Lamb of God's Randy Blythe drowned out a protest by Westboro Baptist Church at the State Capitol on Monday morning. Westboro was in Richmond protesting against Danica Roem, a Virginia state legislator who is transgender.
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Lamb of God's Randy Blythe organized the kazoo band rally.
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Kazoo band dance off.
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Elvis won the best costume award and said he would donate the prize money to charity.
Dozens came out in support of the kazoo band.
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Six people people showed to represent Westboro Baptist Church.
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Kazoo were provided to all supporters.
Westboro Baptist Church protestors.
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A crowd gathers to help pick the best costume.
A viking drummer in support of th kazoo band.
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The crowd participated in naming the best costume.
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Kazoo band supporters
A kazoo band drummer.
The kazoo band.
Kazoo band counter party supporters wave good bye to Westboro. They left after about 20 minutes of protesting near the Capitol.
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Richmond police officer thanked Randy Blythe for his cooperation in having a peaceful rally.
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Randy Blythe raises a fist to celebrate the kazoo band's performance.
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Lamb of God's Randy Blythe organized the kazoo band rally.

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