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GUEST COMMENTARY: Militarization of police departments is alarming

GUEST COMMENTARY: Militarization of police departments is alarming

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.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Same-sex marriage ruling throws equality to the wind

GUEST COMMENTARY: Same-sex marriage ruling throws equality to the wind

If you blinked over the past month, you probably missed some news about marriage equality in Indiana.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: We endorse Reynolds for Porter sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Reynolds for Porter sheriff

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.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am Video

EDITORIAL: Porter County needs to fund jail expansion

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.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Former GOP chairman going to bat for gay marriage

SPRINGFIELD | The former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party has a new gig: He’s lobbying to legalize gay marriage.

August 28, 2013 7:30 pm
ACLU: Porter County Jail overcrowding 'inexcusable'

ACLU: Porter County Jail overcrowding 'inexcusable'

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.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am
Lawsuit challenges new Indiana access restrictions on abortion pills

Lawsuit challenges new Indiana access restrictions on abortion pills

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.

August 22, 2013 6:15 pm Related
'Freedom Indiana' seeks to stop marriage amendment

'Freedom Indiana' seeks to stop marriage amendment

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.

August 21, 2013 2:15 pm Photos

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From Statehouse to courthouse, abortion politics intense

From Statehouse to courthouse, abortion politics intense

INDIANAPOLIS | Federal law clearly bars states from telling Medicaid recipients which health care providers they're allowed to obtain covered services from.

August 05, 2013 9:30 pm Related
BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

What is the cost of controversy to you, the taxpayer?

July 07, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Transvaginal ultrasound is transducer for masses

BRIAN HOWEY: Transvaginal ultrasound is transducer for masses

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.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am
Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

Constitutionality of Indiana immigration law still unresolved

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.

June 25, 2012 7:00 pm
School officials: Griffith students' Facebook comments posed a 'true threat'

School officials: Griffith students' Facebook comments posed a 'true threat'

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.

June 12, 2012 10:01 am Related
MARK KIESLING: Jokes are supposed to be funny, not threats

MARK KIESLING: Jokes are supposed to be funny, not threats

I am first in line to defend the freedom of speech because my job depends on it.

April 29, 2012 12:00 am
Girl's parents say Facebook comments scared daughter

Girl's parents say Facebook comments scared daughter

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.

April 26, 2012 6:20 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: ACLU ready to fight 'personhood' crusaders

GUEST COMMENTARY: ACLU ready to fight 'personhood' crusaders

"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.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Congress, not states, must act on immigration

A federal judge's ruling on Indiana's new immigration law points to the need for Congress to provide immigration reform the nation needs.

July 03, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Abortion is perfect example of biopolitics

GUEST COMMENTARY: Abortion is perfect example of biopolitics

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.

June 29, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Fighting Planned Parenthood hurts Hoosiers

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.

June 07, 2011 12:00 am

Chicago hammers gang tied to killing

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.

October 30, 2010 2:25 pm
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