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Hatewatch Headlines – 3/18/14

By Hatewatch Staff on March 18, 2014 - 8:37 am, Posted in Hatewatch Headlines

Capital-Journal (Topeka):  Westboro Baptist board of elders excommunicates elderly church founder Fred Phelps for pleading for kindness within church.

Rapid City Journal: South Dakota lawmaker says Klan-owned businesses should be able to turn away blacks and gays.

Gawker: Fancy Minneapolis German restaurant serves up Nazi-themed dinner party for avid ‘war re-eneactment’ group.

Salon.com: AFA’s Bryan Fischer explains why God hasn’t yet killed Bill Maher.

Bloomberg News: Plea to take Mel Gibson off unspoken ‘blacklist’ in wake of anti-Semitic rant spurs debate in Hollywood.

ThinkProgress: Judge takes toddler away from immigrant mom, saying lack of English will cause ‘developmental problems’.