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Heroin Laced With The Most Potent Opioid Is Causing A Huge Rise In Overdoses In The Midwest

The authorities believe heroin laced with carfentanil has caused almost 90 overdoses in one Ohio county this week and about 60 in just two days across Ohio and Indiana, though the cause hasn’t been confirmed. More »


Purvi Patel’s Feticide Conviction Was Overturned, But It’s Not A Total Reproductive Rights Victory

On Friday, the Indiana Court of Appeals overturned Purvi Patel’s feticide conviction, but it’s not the reproductive rights victory you may immediately think. If you’re unfamiliar with Patel’s case, she was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for feticide and neglect of a dependent after taking pills to induce an abortion. This was extremely… More »


These Twitter Reactions To Ted Cruz Dropping Out Of Presidential Race Are Bleak And Hilarious

After suffering yet another defeat by alleged human Donald Trump during Tuesday night’s primary in Indiana, notorious handshake attempter Ted Cruz dropped out of the race for president. Twitter had a lot of feelings about it. More »


Women Of Indiana Phone Governor’s Office To Tell Him About Their Periods

Sicko conservative as hell Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed one of the most extreme anti-abortion laws in the country and women are seriously pissed.

Part of his law includes a ban on abortions based on race, sex and disability, requiring abortion doctors to ask invasive personal questions of women seeking to terminate… More »


Indiana Pol: LGBT Protections Are Like Protecting Psychokillers, Jared Fogle And “Fat White Men”

State Rep. Woody Burton desperately looks for a way to compare gay and trans people to criminals. More »


Conservatives Defend “Religious Freedom” Laws By Feigning Ignorance

The response to Indiana’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” was so overwhelmingly negative that Gov. Mike Pence backed down and amended the legislation to make it clear that it was not meant to be used as an excuse to discriminate against people over their sexual orientation or gender identity.
However, many other conservatives–including some rumored… More »


Indiana Pizzeria Owners In Hiding After Anti-Gay Comments

Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act has thankfully been amended to specify that discrimination will not be protected, but the damage has been done. That pizzeria-owning couple, Kevin and Crystal O’Conners — who vowed, “If a gay couple came in and wanted us to provide pizzas for their wedding, we would have to say no” More »


Indiana Sentences Purvi Patel To 30 Years In Prison For A Miscarriage

Plus, find out the woman responsible for making Vice suddenly great. More »


Just Look At This Asshole: Chintzy Indiana Pizzeria Thrilled To Not Make Pizza For Gay Weddings

Although we’re at the point where even freaking NASCAR is denouncing the state of Indiana for their crap “Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” and pretty much everyone in the known universe thinks it’s the worst, there are those that are excited about the thrilling possibilities it will bring to their lives.

One such place is… More »


Mike Pence Says Bill Will Not Allow Discrimination Against Gays, Just Women

Phew! Glad that’s settled! More »


The Indianapolis Star Comes Out Against Indiana’s Anti-Gay “Religious Freedom Law” With Powerful Frontpage Editorial

The Indianapolis Star has taken a strong stance on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act with today’s front page editorial which declares in bold letters “FIX THIS NOW.” The editorial from the state’s leading newspapers calls not for a repeal, which the paper says would be “unacceptable” to Governor Mike Pence and his fellow Republican lawmakers,… More »


Indiana May Have Accidentally Legalized Pot With Anti-LGBT Bill

The bigot-friendly bill may have some unintended side-effects. More »


Broadway Legend Audra McDonald Throws Down On Indiana’s Anti-LGBT Bullshit

The always glorious Audra McDonald had some words yesterday for Indiana Governor Mike Pence, who had just signed a bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT citizens. You know, because there are grown ass adults out there whose biggest problem is having to share their cookies with people they don’t like.

McDonald aptly… More »


Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens

This morning, in a secret ceremony which the press was not allowed to attend, Governor Mike Pence signed a controversial bill that would allow business owners to refuse service to gay people, if they consider it a “deeply held” religious belief.

The bill has been heavily criticized not only by LGBT groups and… More »


Marriage Equality Emerges Victorious In Wisconsin & Indiana

A three-judge appeals court in Chicago, Illinois unanimously ruled yesterday that the same-sex marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana are unconstitutional. [AP]
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling that said buffer zones outside abortion clinics violated the free speech rights of anti-abortion protesters, San Francisco is considering new ways to protect staff and patients at… More »


14-Year-Old Pregnant Rape Victim Slutshamed By Indiana Community

This whole story is horrific: A 13-year-old girl in Ellwood, Indiana, was raped by a 17-year-old and became pregnant. She decided to carry the pregnancy to term because she is against abortion. Now her community has been slutshaming the teen over her traumatic rape and subsequent teen pregnancy, with people writing “slut” and “whore” More »


Man Vandalizes Indiana Planned Parenthood With An Ax

A 27-year-old man vandalized the Planned Parenthood clinic in Bloomington, Indiana, with an ax and splashed the clinic with red paint this morning. According to police, he targeted Planned Parenthood “due to abortions being performed there. He stated his intent was to damage the building because they ‘kill’ and ‘murder’ babies. He attributed his… More »


Indiana Advances Bill Requiring 2 Transvaginal Ultrasounds Before & After Abortion, Then Changes It

Indiana’s state Senate advanced a bill requiring a woman to get two transvaginal ultrasounds before taking the RU-486 abortion pill, one before and one afterwards. Fortunately, today they dropped that language, saying doctors should perform “appropriate testing” on women two weeks after the abortion pill is taken. Which could mean urine testing … or… More »


Pervy Pastor Photographed Himself With A Teen Girl, Had Sex With Her

What would Jesus do? Not photograph himself making out with a teenage girl almost 40 years younger than him, that’s for sure.

Megachurch pastor Jack Schaap from First Baptist Church in Hammond, Indiana, took cell phone photos of himself making out with a 17-year-old girl who is a member of his congregation. Last… More »


Today’s Lady News: Indiana Cuts Funding To Planned Parenthood

Millions in funding for Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana has been cut off after Governor Mitch Daniels signed a bill yesterday, affecting services like STD testing, birth control, and cancer screenings via Pap smears. Indiana has become the first state in the U.S. to cut funding from PP clinics — the new pet project of… More »


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