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Hate crimes bill dies on the Senate floor

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana will continue to be one of five states without a law addressing hate crimes after a bill that would have changed that was killed on the Senate floor Monday.   If passed into law, Senate Bill 439 would have allowed Hoosier judges to consider enhancing criminal sentences based […]

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Rally protesting Indiana’s new abortion law draws more than 1,000

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS — More than a thousand people gathered in downtown Indianapolis to rally against what some are calling the most restrictive abortion law in the country. The crowd of both men and women stood and chanted in front of the Statehouse Saturday in protest of Indiana’s new abortion law. The […]

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Lawsuit to challenge Indiana’s new abortion law

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s new law, banning abortions based on disability, gender or ethnicity, will be challenged in court. The American Civil Liberty Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky regarding the controversial law. “We find this law abysmal. It is intrusive. It […]