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ACLU files lawsuit over Facebook censorship on behalf of Beech Grove residents

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Two Beech Grove residents are suing the City of Beech Grove for removing residents’ posts from the city’s Facebook pages and blocking them from posting future comments. The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed the lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of Kymberly Quick and Deborah Mays-Miller. Both Quick and Mays-Miller […]

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Pence calls Trump comments on Hoosier judge ‘inappropriate,’ Hill says ‘not enough’

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence expressed his disapproval of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s comments about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, an Indiana native. “Every American is entitled to a fair trial and an impartial judge, but of course, I think those comments were inappropriate,” Pence said Tuesday. “I don’t think it’s very […]

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Indiana Democrats urge the GOP to condemn Trump’s reaction to Hoosier judge

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­— In light of Donald Trump’s claims regarding U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the Indiana Democratic Party had one question for the state’s Republican elected officials on Monday: where are you? They criticized the state’s Republicans for failing to condemn the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s comments about Indiana native […]

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Indiana joins lawsuit against Affordable Care Act fee

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is one of six states to join a lawsuit against a multimillion-dollar fee connected to the Affordable Care Act. The states argue the Health Insurance Providers Fee, which state governments must to pay the federal government in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, violates the Constitution and several statutes. […]

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Attorney General accuses company of scamming the elderly

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has filed a lawsuit accusing C&C Tree Service of scamming at least 14 senior citizens by offering services that were overpriced, incomplete or not started at all. The lawsuit filed in Marion County court claims the defendants developed a pattern of targeting the elderly. According […]

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ACLU files suit against Pence and governor stands behind decision to halt Syrian refugee resettlement

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Gov. Mike Pence citing his attempt to stop the resettling of Syrian refugees in the state – a move that came just days after the terrorist attacks in Paris, France. “There is no border around the state of Indiana that prevents people from […]

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AG files lawsuit targeting lack of disclosure on sale of totaled cars

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An Indianapolis automobile dealership and its affiliates are at the center of a lawsuit filed Monday by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. According to a press release, Circle City Auto Exchange, Circle City Auto Connection and Circle City Sales and Service Inc., are accused of selling “total loss” vehicles to […]

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Appeals court judge rules election process of Marion County judges is unconstitutional

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An appeals court judge has ruled that the process used to elect new judges in Marion County is unconstitutional. “There is no more important right in our Constitution than that of exercising a meaningful vote,” said Ken Falk, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Indiana legal director, in a statement. […]

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Appeals Court rules former DOC employee can marry inmate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed a ruling that prevented a former Indiana Department of Corrections worker to marry an inmate. The American Civil Liberties Union brought the case on behalf of Rebecca Riker, former employee of an Indiana Department of Corrections at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in […]

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ACLU: State is putting children at risk by overloading caseworkers

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to protect some of the state’s most vulnerable children through a lawsuit meant to ease the burden on overloaded caseworkers. State law prohibits caseworkers from taking on more than 17 children at a time. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, is on behalf […]

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