In response to the move, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said the amendment would nullify recent local efforts to protect tenants from predatory landlords.
Indiana has yet to elect a female governor—even though four of its last five lieutenant governors have been women. Bill Oesterle asks why. Plus, Republican Deborah Daniels and Democrat Amy Levander explore whether the ERA—just ratified by Virginia—is still relevant. And columnists explore taxpayer—funded primaries, maternal health and churches struggling with inclusion.
Though I eagerly advocated for the ERA in 1972, I now think we ought to focus on more pressing problems.
Can anyone say with a straight face that these Republicans would have voted ‘not guilty’ had President Obama done the exact same things as Trump?
If the point is for Democrats and Republicans to pick their candidates for the general election, why should the general public pick up the tab?
Societies are judged ultimately by how they treat the most vulnerable among them.
Nancy Pelosi’s fire stands in contrast to Pete Buttigieg’s calculated coolness on the campaign trail.
Past attempts to correct this problem legislatively in Indiana have been unsuccessful at the expense of Hoosiers seeking medical care.
The tension between what kind of equality Americans want lies at the heart of what most separate us today.
Engaging diverse voices with our organizational mission will make our not-for-profits more pluralistic and inclusive.
How is it possible that a group of 12-year-olds can handle disagreement and debate better than many of our adult elected officials in Washington?
People who believe the Lord is on their side often act in less than godly ways.
Is all this poisoned politics preventing a lack of positive progress? The trend lines and this columnist say ‘yes.’
One hundred percent of the elected lieutenant governors in that period are women. … Not one of those women became governor.
The result was predetermined by those in power.
Dividing Americans is a skill Donald Trump and Rush Limbaugh share.
Healthy mothers have healthy babies, which keeps health care costs for employers under control.
Asking for a salary history serves no purpose that benefits the worker.
I wish that I had listened to my wife and tried for number four or even five
Indiana is losing its competitive advantage in energy costs, which is bad for our manufacturing-heavy state.
It is apparent by this conversation that many conservative Republicans discarded their integrity decades ago.
We can move beyond inertia into momentum, setting goals, and achieving sustainable impact—if everyone gets on board.