March 29, 2007

SJR-7: More evidence of what Senator Hershman knew, and when he knew it.

Filed by Don Sherfick | March 29, 2007 | 7:00 PM | comments

My post earlier today concerning Judge Robert Bork's calling "poorly drafted" what's essentially the same language as used in the second sentence of SJR-7 prompted this comment from Ellen Anderson, a fellow contributor to this site and who is Associate...Read More


SJR-7 is coming out!

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2007 | 6:08 PM | comments

The Indianapolis Star is now reporting that SJR-7 will be heard for the second time in committee on next Tuesday. The place and time are still undetermined according to Chair Scott Pelath (D - Michigan City). An interesting part of...Read More


The Pro-Cancer forces at the statehouse

Filed by Jen Jorczak | March 29, 2007 | 5:35 PM | comments

As if you needed any more proof that certain members of the Indiana General Assembly are truly anti-sex, seven of our favorite Representatives today offered no less than twelve inane amendments to Senate Bill 327. Senate Bill 327, if you...Read More


Profiles in Cowardice - Rep. Milo Smith

Filed by Jerame Davis | March 29, 2007 | 5:08 PM | comments

Today's profile is on Rep. Milo Smith (R - Columbus). It's appropriate to point out here that Smith represents my home town and most of my family lives in his district - House District 59. Recently, Mr. Smith was quoted...Read More


130 clergy members mad as hell over SJR-7

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2007 | 4:19 PM | comments

Yesterday's e-mail brought a welcome press release from the Interfaith Coalition on Nondiscrimination (ICON) announcing a letter the organization just sent to the General Assembly. The letter, signed by 130 "Indiana clergy, leaders of faith communities, and other religious professionals,"...Read More


Interesting tidbits from the latest Star article on SJR-7

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2007 | 11:18 AM | comments

This morning's Star has an article on SJR-7 that has some points I wanted to pick up and comment on. The piece focuses on Lilly's opposition to the proposed amendment, but some of the sections stood out to me. (All...Read More


Open Thread

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 29, 2007 | 10:48 AM | comments

OK, as a continuation of yesterday's question, if you knew for certain that the Democratic nominee would be president, who would you support during the primary?...Read More


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Quote of the day

Filed by Ed Team | March 29, 2007 | 8:51 AM | comments

"CWA does not tolerate discrimination in any form and this amendment would enshrine discrimination into the state constitution. Further, it would place in jeopardy benefits granted all IU staff such as domestic partner benefits, and at the very least would...Read More


SJR-7: BORKED!

Filed by Don Sherfick | March 29, 2007 | 7:44 AM | comments

Ed Fox, a former fellow contributor to this site, has made a real find, as reported yesterday by Gary Welsh on Advance Indiana: None other than arch-conservative, strict-constructionist Robert Bork, unsuccessful Reagan nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, said, in...Read More


A little Westboro flirting

Filed by Bil Browning | March 29, 2007 | 7:05 AM | comments

An Australian TV show takes on the Westboro idiots of "God Hates Fags" infamy. Let's hope they come to Indiana to show support for SJR-7. Maybe the Klan can come out in favor of it too......Read More