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Patel was paradoxically convicted for feticide and neglect of a child. READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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


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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… READ MORE »


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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” READ MORE »


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


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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… READ MORE »


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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,… READ MORE »


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


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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” READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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