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Indiana GOP Candidate: ‘No One Has The Guts To Just Let The Poor Wither And Die’

Indiana House candidate John Johnston made the denigrating remarks on the social media site, where he said, “No one has the guts to just let them [the poor] wither and die.”

Richard Mourdock to Indiana GOP Convention: Obama Is Turning the US Into Nazi Germany

The Republican state treasurer of Indiana brings us today's Great Moment in Republican Rebranding: Richard Mourdock Says Nation Going Way of Hitler's Nazi Germany. FORT WAYNE - Reaction ranged from anger to shock to befuddlement after Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock compared the nation's direction to Hitler's Nazi Germany during a...

The Indiana GOP Platform is (Once Again) Anti-Gay Marriage

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Delegates at the Indiana Republican Party Convention in Fort Wayne over the weekend overwhelmingly approved a party platform opposing gay marriage – a mere two years after the state GOP chose to (temporarily) remove the anti-gay language in an attempt...

Indiana GOP Debating Whether to Bring Back Party Platform Supporting ‘Traditional’ Marriage

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Well that didn’t last long… Just two years after Indiana Republicans chose to dial back opposition to same-sex marriage in the party’s platform, state GOP delegates are already considering a reinsertion of the anti-gay plank. Lafayette Journal & Courier reports:...

Indiana GOP State Senator Mike Delph: 'Gays Don't Fight Fair'

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Indiana State Senator and Tea Party member Mike Delph was disappointed by the failed measure to get a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and civil unions on his state’s 2014 ballot. The contentious amendment, known as HJR-3, died in February...

INDIANA: GOP Senators Try To Block Federal Tax Benefits For Married Gays

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Associated Press: Indiana would break from an Internal Revenue Service policy recognizing same-sex marriage for tax purposes if a late-session change becomes law. The Senate on Monday approved adding the language to another tax bill. Show More Summary

INDIANA: House Committee Approves To Bill To Legalize Anti-Gay Employment Discrimination By State Contractors

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Indiana GOP House Rep. Eric Turner, whose marriage ban failed last week, now wants to make it legal for state contractors to discriminate against LGBT employees. His bill Via the Indianapolis Star: Some state contractors would be allowed...Show More Summary

LIVE VIDEO: Indiana GOP Senator To Stage Final Marriage Ban Attempt

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

GOP Indiana state Sen. Mike Delph held a press conference today to announce that he will today try to resurrect the old wording during today's final vote on a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. And if that doesn't happen, he will vote against the new wording in protest. Show More Summary

INDIANA: GOP Moves Failing Marriage Ban Bill To New House Committee

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via the Indianapolis Star: In a highly unusual move, Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma today moved a controversial same-sex marriage ban to a new committee after the measure stalled in a previous committee. Bosma said the proposed amendment...Show More Summary

Indiana GOP: While Banning Gay Relationships, Why Not Enact White Supremacy, Too?

Indiana already has a law banning marriage, complete with criminal penalties for pastors who perform same-sex rites, but that's not good enough for state Republicans. Prodded by right-wing religious groups such as the good ChristianShow More Summary

Indiana GOP gearing up to stain state's history, lost future elections

last yearLGBT / Gay : Good As You

While open to possibly taking out language that also bans civil unions, Republicans in the Indiana legislature are vowing to further connect their party to the wrong side of the marriage issue: Despite calls from Democrat legislative leaders to shelve...

Indiana GOP Drops Forced Ultrasound Requirement To Focus On Shutting Down Abortion Clinics

Last month, Indiana Republicans proposed a measure intended to shut down a Planned Parenthood clinic in the state. The original SB 371 legislation also contained a clause that would have required women taking the RU-486 abortion pill to undergo two invasive transvaginal probes — one before taking the pill, and one after. But ever since [...]

Indiana GOP Moves Closer To Mandating Invasive Ultrasounds For Women Taking The Abortion Pill

The Indiana senate advanced a measure on Tuesday to require all women to undergo an unnecessary, and potentially invasive, ultrasound procedure before taking the RU-486 abortion pill. The original version of the bill actually mandated two tranvaginal ultrasounds — before and after women took the pill. Yesterday, before the Senate vote, GOP lawmakers agreed to [...]

Indiana GOP Scales Back Ultrasound Bill, But Would Still Force Women To Undergo Transvaginal Probe

Indiana lawmakers sparked controversy last week when they proposed a forced ultrasound bill that would go even further than similar measures in states across the country: it would require women to undergo two potentially invasive ultrasounds, both before and after taking the RU-486 abortion pill. State lawmakers are now walking that back, conceding that the [...]

Indiana GOP: Your Vagina is Our Village

Indiana Republicans pushing new transvaginal ultrasound mandate bill....

Indiana GOP Pushes Bill to Mandate TWO Invasive Ultrasounds

Republicans in Indiana are not happy with a bill that mandates an invasive transvaginal ultrasound procedure before a woman would be allowed to have an abortion. They're not happy because they want the woman to be forced to undergo TWO...Show More Summary

Indiana GOP Lets Glenn Beck Set Legislative Agenda: Introduces Bill To Fight U.N. Conspiracy Theory

You’d be forgiven for having not heard of Agenda 21. Developed at a summit in Brazil in 1992 with support from President George H.W. Bush, Agenda 21 is a series of non-binding UN recommendations for ensuring that economic growth does not undermine the environment. The agreement aims to encourage “international cooperation to accelerate sustainable development [...]

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