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’.