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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

GUEST COMMENTARY: Supreme Court needs to offer clarity on prayers

The recent Times editorial “Government meetings aren’t prayer meetings” provides a welcome opportunity to explain why the office of the attorney general files friend-of-the-court briefs on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Costas among nicest politicians I've met

RICH JAMES: Costas among nicest politicians I've met

I don’t think former state Sen. Bill Costas would have made it in today’s political world.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am
"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

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"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

Valerie Jakelski, Valparaiso | "I don't like the idea, but they do anyway. It's in your face. It's such a personal choice because everybody is different."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

Tiyanna Bynum, Merrillville | "I don't think so. Everybody is entitled to their own opinion. It's not fair to impose on others that don't believe what you do."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

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"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

Hannah Livingston, Crown Point | "No. Their faith shouldn't matter. Politics shouldn't be based on religious beliefs just as sexual orientation shouldn't be any of a politican's business."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

Corey Hollister, Schererville | "I think not. What happened to separation of church and state anyway? Isn't that what it is? Religion is more of a spirtual concept, and legislation is more a political man-made idea."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

"Should religious beliefs shape legislation?"

Janet Peterson, Chesterton | "I like to keep my opinion to myself. I have many strong beliefs, but I wouldn't want to inflict them on anyone else. I would consider reassessing the circumstances in certain cases of my moral stance if I were confronted on a personal basis."

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Creationism doesn't belong in a science textbook

YOUNG VOICES: Creationism doesn't belong in a science textbook

Indiana state Sen. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, recently proposed Senate Bill 89, which aims to give Indiana schools the right to require that alternative theories of the origin of life -- and Kruse specifically adds "including creation science" [sic] in apposition -- be taught alongside evolutio…

January 23, 2012 12:00 am
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