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Ed Delaney's Corporate ED Funders: SERIOUS ALERT

by Doug Martin When Indiana Senate Democrat Ed Delaney and his daughter never returned emails I sent to them when I was shopping for a lawyer for Hoosier School Heist, I figured Delaney didn’t need my business or my money, but now I know there is more to the story. Show More Summary

‘I Won’t Be Able to Ski on the Slushy Slopes of Sochi’: GOP Sen. Devastated by Russian Sanctions

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

Russia issuing sanctions against U.S. politicians has managed to confirm one thing for us: yes, politicians do actually have a sense of humor. The latest example of this is Indiana Senator Dan Coats taking a page from the David Letterman playbook with a list of Top 10 Reasons he’s truly devastated by this news. Russia [...]

Indiana Senate Approves Constitutional Ban on Gay Marriage, But Delays Referendum Till at Least 2016

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As expected, Indiana's Senate yesterday passed HJR3, the constitional ban on same-sex marriage by a final 32-17 vote. But because it also failed to reinsert language struck by the House, the three-step process of approving the measure must begin all...

Indiana moves closer to constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - The Indiana Senate on Monday approved a proposed amendment to the state's constitution that would prohibit same-sex marriage but more steps are required before it goes to voters in 2016.

Indiana Senate Advances Marriage Inequality Amendment For 2016 Consideration

The Indiana Senate has finalized passage of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, but it must be reconsidered again during the next legislative session. The post Indiana Senate Advances Marriage Inequality Amendment For 2016 Consideration appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Indiana Senator with Gay Brother Will Make Last Ditch Attempt to Pass Same-Sex Marriage Ban: VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Indiana State Senator Mike Delph (R-Carmel), who had a meltdown on social media last week after the Senate failed to reinsert language that would get the state's gay marriage ban to voters this year, held a press conference on Monda...

Indiana Senate Stalls Proposed Gay Marriage Ban Until at Least 2016

9 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

A gay-marriage ban in Indiana isn't heading to the ballot anytime in the near future, thanks to a decision by the state senate. Read more...

By Changing the Wording, Indiana Lawmakers Delay Vote on Marriage

The Indiana Senate passed a revised marriage amendment that will likely delay a vote by the people. In recent weeks, the House passed a watered down version of HJR-3 removing the second sentence, a change that would allow recognition of civil unions and domestic partnerships. Show More Summary

Indiana Will Not Face A Marriage Inequality Ballot Initiative In 2014

Something significant happened in the Indiana Senate today because of something that didn't happen. The post Indiana Will Not Face A Marriage Inequality Ballot Initiative In 2014 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Indiana Senate Prevents Voters from Considering Gay Marriage Ban Until 2016

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Indiana Senate today offered no amendments to HJR3, the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and thus the language struck by the House earlier this month was not reinserted, meaning the measure must begin its process from the beginning and...

Watch LIVE: Indiana Senate to Consider Gay Marriage Ban

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Indiana's Senate is in session and will discuss HJR3, the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The Senate will likely take up the question of whether to restore language struck by the House. Unless language struck by the House that also...

Indiana Senate Takes Up HJR-3

[Content Note: Homophobia.]The proposed amendment to the Indiana State constitution that would define marriage as between one man and one woman, which isn't quite dead after all, is being taken up in the Senate in a legislative session just about to begin. Show More Summary

LIVE VIDEO: Full Indiana Senate To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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

LGBT Hoosiers and allies have packed the gallery at the Indiana Senate. Proceedings are due to commence shortly and can be viewed here. Today two GOP Senators filed an amendment to reinsert the ban on civil unions. Two senators — sponsor...Show More Summary

TODAY: Indiana Senate To Vote On Constitutional Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

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

The full Indiana Senate will this afternoon hear the bill to place a ban on same-sex marriage into the state constitution. Earlier this week the Senate Rules Committee advanced the amended version of the bill which does not include a ban on civil unions and therefore does not match the version passed by the last legislature. Show More Summary

Indiana Senate committee approves amended constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Will the full chamber also approve the amended version and delay a possible popular vote until 2016, or will it restore a provision to allow for a vote this year? The post Indiana Senate committee approves amended constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality appeared first on Equality On Trial.

Indiana Senate committee approves unamended constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Prop 8 Trial Tracker

Will the full chamber also approve the unamended version, or the change that would delay a possible popular vote until 2016? The post Indiana Senate committee approves unamended constitutional amendment to ban marriage equality appeared first on Equality On Trial.

INDIANA: Senate Committe Advances Amended Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

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

After three hours of testimony from hate groups and LGBT supporters, the Indiana state Senate Rules Committee has approved the amended same-sex marriage ban along party lines by a vote of 8-4. If the full Senate does not re-insert the stricken passage, the issue cannot be put to a public vote any earlier than 2016. Show More Summary

Indiana Senate Rules Committee Advances Gay Marriage Ban in 8-4 Vote

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Indiana Senate Rules Committee this afternoon voted 8-4 to advance a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, the Indianapolis Star reports: The 12-member Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee voted 8-4 along party lines to send the measure, known as...

Indiana Senate Committee Advances Constitutional Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage

An Indiana Senate committee advanced the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, but in its revised form. The post Indiana Senate Committee Advances Constitutional Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Watch LIVE: Indiana Senate Rules Committee Hearing on Gay Marriage Ban

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Indiana Senate Rules Committee has begun consideration on the constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Unless language struck by the House that also banned any legal relationship that is "identical or substantially similar" to marriage is restored (and then sent...

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