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Hoosier Lawmakers Amend Controversial HJR-3

Statement from Freedom Indiana on removal of second sentence from divisive HJR-3 marriage amendment INDIANAPOLIS — Freedom Indiana campaign manager Megan Robertson issued this statement following tonight’s 52-43 vote on the Indiana House floor to remove the second sentence of HJR-3, the divisive marriage amendment that would duplicate existing state law and permanently destroy legal […]

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Freedom Indiana: Harmful HJR-3 “Explanation Bill”

Statement from Freedom Indiana on HJR-3 and new “explanation” bill INDIANAPOLIS — Freedom Indiana campaign manager Megan Robertson issued this statement today following the filing of HJR-3 (formerly HJR-6), the divisive amendment to the Indiana Constitution that would permanently define marriage and would remove existing protections under law for same-sex and unmarried couples and families. […]

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Culture

Faith Leaders Tell Lawmakers They Oppose HJR-6

Christian Theological Seminary announces formal opposition to amendment INDIANAPOLIS, IN (news) – Indiana clergy and faith leaders today delivered a letter to lawmakers in opposition to HJR-6, which would permanently alter the Indiana Constitution to define marriage and would remove existing protections under law for same-sex and unmarried couples. Freedom Indiana joined with the Interfaith […]

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Government

Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Poll Says Hoosiers Against Amendment

Photo by Brandon Smith INDIANAPOLIS — A new poll released today by Freedom Indiana reveals that almost two-thirds of Hoosiers believe amending the Indiana Constitution is the wrong way to address the issue of same-sex marriage. By a 64-36 percent margin, voters oppose amending the constitution to address same-sex marriage. This is true for a […]

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Business

IEDC Times Square Ad: Creative or Hypocritical?

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) announced today that it was featuring an ad at New York’s Times Square – a marketing campaign designed to draw attention to the many reasons Indiana is a state that works for business. According to the IEDC’s press release, “Indiana’s business climate already shined brighter than any Broadway marquee,” […]

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Culture

Hoosier: Republican Leadership Redefining Our Heritage

(Photo by Joe Vitti / The Star) Muncie, Indiana – The republican party and Governor Mike Pence are rewriting the history books on how Indiana is perceived if they continue their push on banning same-sex marriage. Their anti-diversity stance is the first time an amendment to our Indiana constitution will take away rights of a […]