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Events in Ferguson, Mo., have tragically but necessarily touched off much needed debates about racial injustice, police tactics and the increasing militarization of local police departments.
If you blinked over the past month, you probably missed some news about marriage equality in Indiana.
Former Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds, forced out of office seven years ago by term limits, now seeks to return to his old job. He is competing against Harold Lush for the Democratic nomination.
Now that the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added its voice in the lengthy conversation over conditions at the Porter County Jail, it's time for the Porter County Council and commissioners to finally settle on a plan to ease crowding there.
SPRINGFIELD | The former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party has a new gig: He’s lobbying to legalize gay marriage.
VALPARAISO | The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added to the pressure to relieve overcrowding at the county jail by concluding after a recent tour it is "inexcusable" the county has not made use of the entire facility.
INDIANAPOLIS | The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn a new Indiana law that regulates facilities providing abortion-inducing pills the same as surgical abortion clinics.
INDIANAPOLIS | A bipartisan coalition of business, civic and social groups have organized under the name "Freedom Indiana" to stop a proposal banning gay marriage and civil unions from being added to the state constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Federal law clearly bars states from telling Medicaid recipients which health care providers they're allowed to obtain covered services from.
What is the cost of controversy to you, the taxpayer?
Amidst all the ribald humor, the yuks, and even “Pope LaMarr I” at the Gridiron Dinner the other night, something leaped off the gigantic video screen in the Indiana Roof Ballroom.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana Hispanic social services organization will continue its legal challenge to the state's 2011 immigration law after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday involving a similar Arizona law left the constitutionality of most provisions of the Indiana law unresolved.
HAMMOND | Three Griffith Middle School girls' Facebook comments about killing several classmates and teachers were not jokes, the school district said in federal court documents filed Tuesday.
I am first in line to defend the freedom of speech because my job depends on it.
HAMMOND | While the American Civil Liberties Union is claiming three teenagers' Facebook posts about killing people from their middle school were a joke, some parents said they aren't laughing.
"Motherhood is the hardest job on earth," we often hear and say. With the birth of every child, a new mom signs up for 18 or more years of nurturing, supporting, teaching and guiding a human life, a responsibility any sensible person would want to undertake with caution.
A federal judge's ruling on Indiana's new immigration law points to the need for Congress to provide immigration reform the nation needs.
Abortion, with its every aspect subject to regulatory scrutiny, is the perfect example of "biopolitics" -- how the government seeks to control the bodies and lives of the body politic. Biopolitics has been on full display this spring in the nation's heartland.
The battle over government funding for Planned Parenthood is generating lots of sound and fury to rally anti-abortion forces, but it comes at high risk for low-income Hoosiers.
The Chicago Police are following up on a promise they made in August to gang members at the Garfield Park Conservatory: If a gang member kills, the police will go after the entire gang.
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