LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn’t want to see the avowed racist serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes. In an essay published Thursday in The Hollywood Reporter (http://bit.ly/1cxjSA8), Flynt says that while he would love to take pliers and a pair of wire cutters to Joseph Paul Franklin, he does not believe in the death penalty.
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In this July 31, 2013, photo, Pardeep Kaleka, right, and Arno Michaelis pose for a photo at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis. At left is a bullet hole from a shooting at the temple a year ago when a white supremacist shot and killed six temple members, including Kaleka’s father, Satwant Singh Kaleka. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) by Dinesh RamdeAssociated Press Writer OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Six weeks after a White supremacist gunned down Pardeep Kaleka’s father and five others at a Sikh temple last year, Kaleka was skeptical when a former skinhead reached out and invited him to dinner. But Kaleka accepted, and he’s grateful he did. Since then, the grieving son and repentant racist have formed an unlikely alliance, teaming up to preach a message of peace throughout Milwaukee. In fact, they’ve grown so close that they got matching tattoos on their palms — the numbers 8-5-12, the date the gunman opened fire at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple before killing himself minutes later.
JOHN STORTSTROM EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — The Army says it has put a civilian researcher in Edgewood on paid administrative leave while it investigates a watchdog group’s assertion that he is a “White nationalist.”