Indiana News

Mayor Ballard, Chief Hite Join Peace Rally

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Mayor Ballard and IMPD Chief Rick Hite are coming together to rally against violence. Yesterday, they joined dozens of people on the near northwest side for a peace march following last week's quadruple homicide. The group gathered at Pilgrim Baptist Church then walked to Harding Street, where three women and one man…

Angie’s List Cancels $40M Expansion

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indianapolis-based Angie's List is canceling a 40-million dollar expansion of its headquarters. The company says it's because of the passage of the religious freedom law. The expansion was planned to add around a thousand jobs. An Angie's List executive released a statement Saturday saying Angie's List is open to all and discriminates…

IU Issues Statement Against Religious Freedom Bill

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- I-U is taking a stance against the religious freedom law. President Michael McRobbie issued a statement yesterday saying the bill is creating a discriminatory atmosphere in Indiana. He says he hopes the controversy will make lawmakers reconsider the bill. DePauw and Butler have issued similar statements.

Governor Pence Standing By RFRA

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Governor Pence is standing by the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Yesterday, on ABC's "This Week," Pence said the legislation is about protecting the religious liberty of people and families of faith. When asked if it would be legal for a business to refuse to serve gay customers, Pence repeatedly side stepped the…

Fallout Continues Over Indiana Law

Posted On March 30, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The backlash continues to grow in response to a controversial "religious freedom" bill signed into law last week by Indiana's governor. The new rules allow business owners to refuse service to gays and lesbians if it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Critics of the law say it's discriminatory, divisive and bad for…