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  • What about business owners who don't post 'Open for Service' signs?

    What about business owners who don't post 'Open for Service' signs?
    Is it morally righteous, fashionably trendy or simply a smart business tactic to hang one of those "Open for Service" stickers or "We Serve Everyone" signs in a storefront window? There are many social and economic ripples from our state's controversial...
  • West Palm Beach mayor bans city-funded travel to Indiana due to religious-freedom law

    West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio has banned city-funded trips to Indiana in response to the state's controversial new religious-freedom law, calling it "legally sanctioned discrimination." "For more than two decades, West Palm Beach has been in the...
  • Religious freedom laws not used against gays in the past

    Religious freedom laws like the one causing an uproar in Indiana have never been successfully used to defend discrimination against gays — and have rarely been used at all, legal experts say. However, past may not be prologue in these cases,...
  • Indiana learns discrimination is bad business

    Indiana learns discrimination is bad business
    The leaders of large corporations have not generally been at the vanguard of civil rights movements in this country. The average CEO is usually more concerned about stock valuations and quarterly dividends than about fighting discrimination. And when...
  • Why fixing Indiana's religious freedom law may not be easy

    Why fixing Indiana's religious freedom law may not be easy
    Gov. Mike Pence said that he wants lawmakers to “work around the clock,” to find a fix for a state law that critics say allows for discrimination against gays and lesbians by those with opposing religious beliefs. But finding a legislative fix...
  • Indiana scrambles for a do-over on religious freedom law

    Indiana scrambles for a do-over on religious freedom law
    "It's been a tough week here in the Hoosier State," said Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, stepping to the microphone to address the backlash over the state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Yes, it has. Outside the Statehouse on Saturday, thousands of...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Iran nuclear talks push past deadline; gaps still to bridge on program restraints With stubborn disputes unresolved, negotiators extended nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers past a self-imposed Tuesday midnight deadline in an effort to hammer...
  • It turns out to be not so pretty when women act like geniuses

    Abandon hope all ye women who enter the workplace expecting justice, or just a break. Fifty years after women began agitating, litigating and lobbying to end sexual harassment and gender discrimination, things are a bit better, but the struggle is far...
  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

    The Indianapolis Star. March 31, 2015. Gov. Pence, fix 'religious freedom' law now We are at a critical moment in Indiana's history. And much is at stake. Our image. Our reputation as a state that embraces people of diverse backgrounds and makes...
  • Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call

    Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call
      The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four. After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
  • Rutter: Indiana's Legion of Stupid comes out of its closet

    Rutter: Indiana's Legion of Stupid comes out of its closet
    If you're going to do something really dumb, you need helpers and allies. So Indiana Gov. Mike Pence insisted his brain-linked legislature pass a "Religion Restoration" law that elevates religious bigotry against gay Hoosiers to the official policy of...