Raw Story: Indiana man arrested near L.A. gay-pride parade was fleeing arrest for child molestation.
Think Progress: Rep. Pete Sessions blocks nondiscrimination bill after claiming gay people weren’t targets in Orlando shooting.
Seattle Times: Man arrested after armed standoff, threats made against Northgate-area mosque.
WYFF-TV (Greenville, SC): South Carolina man admits he lied to FBI about his role in Doggart’s violent plot against Muslims.
Right Wing Watch: Former House Speaker Tom DeLay says President Obama is a communist ‘Muslim sympathizer’ who ‘hates America.’
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS): Jackson city council adds LGBT protections to citywide antidiscrimination law.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer: White man charged with hate crime after viciously beating black man, saying ‘the white man won for once.’
Media Matters: Watch a professor shred a Fox host’s defense of Trump’s racist call to ban Muslim immigrants.
Russell Moore: Southern Baptists should be congratulated for voting to take down that Confederate flag.
Talking Points Memo: Pennsylvania governor orders removal of Confederate flag from state capitol display.
News Tribune (Jefferson City, MO): Cole County commissioners first refuse to fly flag at half staff, then change minds after uproar.