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Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence is calling on legislators to pass a clarification to Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act by the end of the week. Pence echoed legislative leaders in declaring the controversial law does not and should not...
Indianapolis public safety officials are gearing up for Final Four weekend. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and IMPD Chief Rick Hite say the weekend will be characterized by all officers on deck across the city, only transparent, carry bags allowed inside venues, surveillance...
Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger says political fallout from the Religious Freedom Restoration Act will likely have noticeable, negative economic impact. This comes as more and more businesses, cities and even states boycott Indiana. They're responding...
Governor Mike Pence continues to defend the state's new religious freedom law. Appearing on Fox and Friends Tuesday morning, Pence said lawmakers will clarify Indiana's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act in the coming days.\ Pence again stated that he believes the...
(image courtesy of Twitter) It does not appear that Indiana's new religious freedom law will keep the Rolling Stones from performing here this summer. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hasn't confirmed it, but the websites of other venues, including Target Field in Minneapolis ,...
Members of the Indianapolis City-County Council approved a resolution Monday night opposing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The resolution states that RFRA is "not a true representation of our city as a welcoming and inclusive place" and is bad for local businesses. It...
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees had planned to hold its Women's Conference in Indianapolis in October. The union announced today that the event will be moved to another state in response to the governor's signing of Indiana's new religious...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard blasted the the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Monday. This comes after he issued a statement on the measure before Governor Mike Pence signed it into law last week. Ballard says he's issuing an executive order that all entities receiving...
Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness will seek a council resolution affirming the city's commitment to diversity as the statehouse "religious freedom" controversy heats up. The Republican mayor says he hopes legislators won't just clarify but repeal the religious-freedom law, which...