Remember former Gov. Mitch Daniels and the Republican majority in the House and Senate talking about how making Indiana a right-to-work state would have employers pouring across the state line?
Hammond Councilman Bill Emerson persuaded his colleagues to pass a resolution that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. If you think that sounds like a no-brainer, think again.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has confirmed his staff deleted from his official Facebook page comments from Hoosiers opposing the Republican's call to add Indiana's ban on gay marriage to the state constitution.
HAMMOND | Some Hammond city officials are looking to follow suit in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to revoke the Defense of Marriage Act.
My aunt was on the world’s first women’s traveling basketball team when James Naismith introduced the game to America, and my cousin is one of the most brilliant intellects in our family.
INDIANAPOLIS | It took an extra year, but the Indiana House on Tuesday voted 92-6 for a plan by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, intended to bring order to the state's special group license plates.
INDIANAPOLIS | It turns out a region lawmaker's proposal to overhaul the process for issuing special group license plates isn't so controversial after all.
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INDIANAPOLIS | A second attempt by state Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, to impose order on the process for issuing special group license plates ran into a temporary roadblock Wednesday over the issue of gay pride.
INDIANAPOLIS | If Forrest Gump were to survey the backs of Hoosier vehicles he might say an Indiana license plate is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.
Manny Buckley (left) plays Carson and Daniel Desmaris (seated far right) plays "Newbie" with musicians Josh Lambert, Ryan Murphy and Will Wood shown in the background in The Inconvenience production of "Hit the Wall," by Ike Holtert and directed by Eric Hoff as part of Steppenwolf Theatre Co…
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MERRILLVILLE | Attorney Kenneth Allen is seeking more than damages through lawsuits filed in the Aug. 13 Indiana State Fair stage collapse. Allen also wants to improve equality for gays and lesbians in Indiana and change the state's $5 million liability damage cap
Indiana law defines marriage as between a man and a woman, the traditional definition. Not content with a mere state law, a Senate committee voted last week to write that definition into the state's constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The tension between the social conservatives and the business interests that comprise the modern Republican Party was on display Wednesday as an Indiana Senate committee debated whether to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage to the Indiana Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Proudly carrying rainbow flags and chanting "Nix Six," more than 400 Hoosiers rallied on the Statehouse lawn Monday in opposition to a proposal adding the existing ban on gay marriage to the Indiana Constitution.
Region residents speak out on gay rights
Susan Simko, South Heaven | "Yes. It's everybody's choice, even in marriage. I don't approve of it, but everyone has a right to fill a human need."
Vern Engel, Portage | "To a degree, but not marriage. A civil union only. It would provide the same rights as a straight married couple."
Clareine Little, Hazel Crest | "I think they're entitled with rights like anybody else as long as it doesn't affect anyone else."
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