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United States Man Shot During an Attempted Robbery

United States Man Shot During an Attempted Robbery

A United States man has been shot during an attempted robbery in Indiana. The incident occurred on the East side, reportedly in one of the busier areas of town. Officers were dispatched to the scene at approximately just before 10pm, after hearing that an individual had been subject to a gunshot injury. The shooting took […]

Four Children Kidnapped From Apartment in Indianapolis, One Woman Dead

Four Children Kidnapped From Apartment in Indianapolis, One Woman Dead

According to Indianapolis law enforcement officials, four children are believed to have been kidnapped after an alleged homicide on the city’s northwest side. Authorities have been attempting to locate the vehicle in which the suspect left along with the four children A neighbor of the woman in question at the Whispering Pines complex in the […]

HIV Plagues a Southern Indiana County

HIV Plagues a Southern Indiana County

HIV plagues a southern Indiana county, but high school students in Austin, Ind., are stepping in to do something about it. Students put together a special edition school newspaper to bring awareness to the problem and are forming groups to assist with education and prevention. Holli Reynolds, 18, a student at Austin High School, is […]

Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun laws are being brought into question a by new study, done by North Carolina’s Duke University. Most Americans believe that if a person is deemed dangerous to a specific person or themselves in a court, such individual may not possess firearms. However; only Connecticut, Indiana, and California allow law enforcement, under court order, to temporarily […]

Hypocrisy of Big Companies Practicing Inconsistent Moral Outrage

Hypocrisy of Big Companies Practicing Inconsistent Moral Outrage

Critics say hypocrisy ruled this week as executives of big companies including Apple, The Gap and Salesforce went to the airways to criticize the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) while their corporate profit margins explode from their retail investment in oppressive countries around the world. As these companies rip the Hoosier law they say […]

Fundraiser Started for Homeless LGBT Youth in Response to Pizza Campaign

Fundraiser Started for Homeless LGBT Youth in Response to Pizza Campaign

A viral fundraiser started last week, to support a pizza shop in Indiana, that closed its doors after saying they would not serve gays for their weddings. The comments came after the signing of the RFRA laws in Indiana, that would allow a business to turn away people for being LGBT, based on that business’ […]

LGBT People and Allies Celebrate RFRA ‘Fix’

LGBT People and Allies Celebrate RFRA ‘Fix’

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their allies are celebrating Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s decision to amend, or ‘fix’ the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The initial law was passed on March 25, 2015 and revised on April 2, 2015 after the uproar that resulted in performers canceling shows in the state, businesses […]

Indiana University Releases Statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Indiana University Releases Statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Indiana University has released a statement expressing its appreciation and support for clarifying the language in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act bill, that was signed into law this week. Officials from Indiana University stated the law will undoubtedly provide protection for discrimination, in any form, on the basis of an individual’s sexual orientation, race, religion, […]

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Pizza Shop to Not Cater Gay Weddings

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Pizza Shop to Not Cater Gay Weddings

The owners and operators of an Indiana family-run pizza restaurant will decline to cater a same-sex marriage under the state’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The controversial law has caused uproar in Indiana and throughout the country in the past week. Crystal O’Connor, one of the owners of Memories Pizza, located in Walkerton, stated if […]

North Carolina Introducing RFRA Laws

North Carolina Introducing RFRA Laws

Following in the footsteps of Indiana, North Carolina has chosen to introduce their own version of the Religious Freedoms Reformation Act (RFRA) laws. This is not the first state to choose to continue forward with the passing of this bill, as Arkansas has also decided to move forward with a version of the law that […]

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, CEO of technology giant, Apple, Inc. is concerned about Indiana’s new law that could allow for the discrimination of the LGBT community. Indiana calls this “religious freedom.” The law says actions taken by the state or local government cannot significantly compound one’s freedom of religion. This law is called the Religious Freedom Restoration […]

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

The boycott on Indiana extended even further on Monday, as more cities and even states have chosen to ban taxpayer funded travel to the state. In the state of Washington, Governor Jay Inslee has issued an administration wide ban on travel paid for by the state to Indiana. Nearby in Portland, Oregon, Mayor Charlie Hales, […]

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