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Freedom Summer, Civil Rights Act celebrated

Freedom Summer, Civil Rights Act celebrated

GARY | People marking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer and signing of the federal Civil Rights Act filled a Genesis Convention Center banquet room Friday evening for a celebration with a keynote speech by the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

October 24, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Zoeller comments on Supreme Court's decision

Zoeller comments on Supreme Court's decision

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller discusses the Supreme Court's decision to not accept Indiana's appeal regarding same-sex marriage.

October 06, 2014 2:03 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should avoid taking wrong turn on road of faith and life

GUEST COMMENTARY: Congress should avoid taking wrong turn on road of faith and life

“Congress has never passed legislation with the specific purpose of reducing Americans’ religious freedom. It should not consider doing so now.”

August 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Council upholds revocation of contractor's license

HAMMOND | A construction company that had its license revoked to work in the city lost an appeal to have it reinstated Monday at a City Council meeting.

July 14, 2014 10:04 pm
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July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Supreme Court ruling draws mixed reaction from Indiana

Politicians and organizations, including some from Indiana, issued comments of support and of disappointment following a Supreme Court ruling regarding contraceptive coverage.

June 30, 2014 5:00 pm

Does anyone sell bobbleheads of Supreme Court?

Well the U.S. Supreme Court has just sold the USA to the very wealthy. It was hard to buy the presidency prior to their recent ruling, but now it's an easy buy.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Republicans manipulating truth on health care

To the people saying how dare our government force me to buy health insurance, I say how dare you expect me to pay with my tax dollars and insurance premiums when you go to the emergency room.

November 11, 2013 1:00 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

Government should have not role in marriage debate

In light of the controversy surrounding same-sex marriage and the recent Supreme Court ruling, I would like to speak for the third side of the issue, which is widely ignored.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
THE DESCENDANTS: You need to think about them before its too late

THE DESCENDANTS: You need to think about them before its too late

Everything came together last year. First I read Mark Twain's recently published autobiography. For the benefit of a few of you young'ns, Mark Twain, aka Samuel Clemens, was the first genuine celebrity author in America. He basically got rich the same way that David Sedaris does. By writing …

July 12, 2013 5:54 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: It's sad when children become commodities

MARC CHASE: It's sad when children become commodities

Could you put a price tag on the time you spend with your children -- or worse yet literally barter your children away like property?

July 09, 2013 12:00 am

Quinn: Concealed carry bill getting close review

ROSEMONT, Ill. | Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he doesn't feel pressure to act quickly on whether to sign a concealed carry bill, even as lawmakers from his own party have pleaded for him to hurry up before a court-ordered deadline next month.

June 24, 2013 10:30 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

The Roundtable's May 31 edition discusses the state of Planned Parenthood in Indiana, the EPA's funding to demolish abandoned buildings and Porter County's nominee for the RDA.

May 31, 2013 3:39 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Affordable Care Act is the beginning, not the end

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Affordable Care Act is the beginning, not the end

Health care is an issue at the top of every Americans conversation. It has become a battlefield for politicians, a haven for insurance and technology, and a restructuring in the management of care delivery for hospitals and providers. The proponents say it's about time; opponents say it's to…

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
Justice shares challenge of heading up defense at Guantanamo Bay

Justice shares challenge of heading up defense at Guantanamo Bay

VALPARAISO | Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steven David was on reserve duty with the military when he was ordered in 2007 to take over as chief defense counsel at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

July 27, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Readers, politicians, leaders, medical community comment on Supreme Court ruling on health care mandate

"Conventional wisdom and national polls showed many Americans favored repeal of the measure, so we are surprised by the court’s decision." — Kevin Brinegar, president and CEO Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

June 28, 2012 6:30 pm

Mixed local reaction to Supreme Court ruling shows law's complexity

The Supreme Court ruling Thursday upholding the Affordable Care Act drew kudos and disappointment locally, as people digested the impact of the decision. 

June 28, 2012 4:45 pm

State, local businesses react to health care ruling

State business groups attacked Thursday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, while local business owners already are thinking ahead of how to adjust to the law's realities.

June 28, 2012 1:45 pm
High court upholds key part of Obama health law

High court upholds key part of Obama health law

WASHINGTON | The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.

June 28, 2012 12:00 pm Related
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