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Bosma declares marriage amendment dead

Bosma declares marriage amendment dead

INDIANAPOLIS | The most controversial issue of the 2014 legislative session will not even be up for debate next year.

October 14, 2014 5:45 pm Related

Union grievance officer files suit against ArcelorMittal

HAMMOND | A union grievance officer is claiming he was discriminated against while employed at the ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor West facility.

August 18, 2014 5:00 pm
WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

WALTER WILLIAMS: Racial quotas in education abet fraud

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated. During the act's legislative debate, then-Sen. Hubert Humphrey, responding to predictions, promised, "I'll eat my hat if this leads to racial quotas."

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana dips toe in national debate over religious liberty, discrimination

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.

March 03, 2014 12:00 am
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February 28, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Civil rights meet wrongs in Indiana, Arizona

DOUG ROSS: Civil rights meet wrongs in Indiana, Arizona

We're all in the same boat when it comes to civil rights, but some of the passengers are paddling backward.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am
House panel OKs spending $4M from Lake County tax fix on South Shore expansion

House panel OKs spending $4M from Lake County tax fix on South Shore expansion

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.

February 24, 2014 5:45 pm Related
Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

Senate sends revised marriage amendment to next General Assembly

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.

February 17, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Indiana House approves revised marriage amendment

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.

January 28, 2014 5:30 pm Related

House panel OKs marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, picked the right committee to muscle the proposed marriage amendment onto the House floor.

January 22, 2014 8:15 pm
Experts, public give passionate, conflicting testimony on gay marriage amendment

Experts, public give passionate, conflicting testimony on gay marriage amendment

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.

January 13, 2014 3:45 pm

Democrats blast GOP 'explanation' of marriage amendment

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.

January 10, 2014 7:00 pm Related
YOUNG VOICES: Open discussion creates well-rounded individuals

YOUNG VOICES: Open discussion creates well-rounded individuals

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.

December 16, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Maximize full access for all, all of the time

GUEST COMMENTARY: Maximize full access for all, all of the time

Prejudice: Any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am

Lawsuit claims sex discrimination in grocery store hiring

A federal lawsuit alleges an Ultra Foods grocery store in Merrillville refused to hire women for night shift stocking jobs.

July 23, 2013 2:30 pm

State cites LaPorte restaurant for sex discrimination

LAPORTE | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission issued a finding of probable cause against Colima Restaurant in LaPorte alleging gender-based discrimination against an employee.

July 11, 2013 12:21 pm
"Do you think discrimination laws need to be eliminated?"

"Do you think discrimination laws need to be eliminated?"

Region views on discrimination

July 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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In wake of rulings, gay marriage battle looms in Indiana

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.

June 26, 2013 3:45 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Discrimination deprives world of innovations

YOUNG VOICES: Discrimination deprives world of innovations

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?

June 24, 2013 12:00 am
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