LGBT advocates insist that discrimination remains a problem and the state is still suffering from the fallout of a religious freedom bill controversy.
Pollsters found 85% of Hoosiers say business owners should not be allowed to turn away a customer based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Meanwhile, 53% of voters have an unfavorable view of Gov. Mike Pence for signing a religious freedom law compared with 38% who had a favorable impression of him for signing it.
Your senior picture included a hay bale.
“I haven’t been to a wedding catered by a pizza place yet.”
Warning: Lots of cursing ahead.
It comes two days after the Indiana governor signed an amended version of the controversial bill.
What the conversation looks like about Gov. Mike Pence: Split and extremely active. There were 1 million interactions in Indiana alone.
Critics had said the original law would allow LGBT discrimination, and Gov. Mike Pence later called for a “fix.” On Thursday, Pence signed the revised version that states that the law cannot be used to discriminate.
The internet unleashed its wrath, but supporters responded in kind. As of Friday evening, an online fundraiser had generated $842,387 in donations for the eatery.
“All are welcome in Indy.”
The bill, passed March 26, could allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people. Amid the national backlash, Gov. Mike Pence said the bill needs a “fix.”
Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants a bill, this week, that would “fix” the law to clarify it does not “give businesses the right to deny services to anyone.” When asked about his explanation of the controversial law this weekend, he said, “I could have handled that better.”
The Indianapolis Star took the bold move of using its entire front page to call out lawmakers regarding the new law, telling them to “fix this now”. Legislators told the paper they were working to “clarify” that the law would not allow discrimination.
Responses range from companies threatening to pull their business in the state to photoshopped images of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
Reacting to a national backlash, the state’s House speaker wants to patch up the religious freedom law — but dismisses Democrats’ legislation to repeal it.
Gov. Mike Pence told the Indy Star he still supports the legislation, but wants to ensure its “intent” is clear.
The Apple CEO blasted Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Law, which could allow companies to deny service to LGBT people.
Activists warn that the bill will permit discrimination against LGBT people.
The kid called the newspaper’s staff “jerks, idiots, and sh*tholes.”
Police are seeking suspects in a blue Ford Expedition who witnesses said were firing as they drove through the Indianapolis neighborhood.
Temperature: 3 degrees. Feels Like: I want to die.
If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love actually is all around.
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What’s your favorite food from the Midwest?
Midwest isn’t always the best.
Bringing your tractor to school with you.
Two seasons. You know the deal.
Nothing will ever compare to Steak ‘n Shake.
We love to spend our free time cow tipping.
NBA player Greg Oden was arrested early Thursday in Lawrence, Ind., for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend, the Indianapolis Star reports.