INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana lawmakers last week nearly jumped on a bandwagon of states seeking to add measures that some contend legitimize discrimination under the guise of religious liberty.
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We're all in the same boat when it comes to civil rights, but some of the passengers are paddling backward.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee agreed Monday the South Shore Line expansion project should receive the $4 million a year expected to be saved by closing a Lake County tax loophole -- even as the underlying legislation veered dangerously off-track.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.
INDIANAPOLIS | The battle over the marriage amendment, which so far has dominated the 2014 legislative session, now shifts to the Senate after the House voted 57-40 Tuesday to keep its revised amendment alive.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, picked the right committee to muscle the proposed marriage amendment onto the House floor.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House Judiciary Committee unexpectedly postponed its vote Monday on whether to approve Indiana's proposed marriage amendment and send it on to the full chamber.
INDIANAPOLIS | Apparently forgetting Ronald Reagan's political axiom, "If you're explaining, you're losing," the Republican leaders of the Indiana House and Senate are hoping two and a half pages of explanation can make their two-sentence marriage amendment more palatable.
High school is traditionally thought to be a “coming of age” time – a period of growth, learning and, hopefully, maturity in a person’s life.
Prejudice: Any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable.
A federal lawsuit alleges an Ultra Foods grocery store in Merrillville refused to hire women for night shift stocking jobs.
LAPORTE | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission issued a finding of probable cause against Colima Restaurant in LaPorte alleging gender-based discrimination against an employee.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is poised to become the front line in a state-by-state war over the definition of marriage following Wednesday's gay rights rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Our society is constantly worrying about our outward appearances and is frequently trying to make sure we “fit the status quo.” What is wrong with being the person you are without having to worry about what the random person down the street thinks about you?
A steel mill services company in Burns Harbor has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed on behalf of a former employee.
VALPARAISO | Area legal eagles can keep abreast of laws and court decisions dealing with state and federal civil rights issues at a three-hour seminar planned for June 29 at the Valparaiso police station.
VALPARAISO | In a diversity survey done a year ago, more Valparaiso-area residents said they were harassed or discriminated against because of their gender than because of race.
HAMMOND | Dairy Dip in Portage has been dismissed from a federal racial discrimination lawsuit filed by three customers who claim to have been detained by police while at the business on Sept. 19, 2009.
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