This was a political decision. The governor is in a tough situation with continuing pressure from the right wing of his party to eliminate mitigation requirements.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has nixed the state’s mask mandate. Was it too soon to make that move? Dr. Richard Feldman and Kyle Reynolds debate the question. Plus, columnists tackle gun restrictions, falling church membership, political apathy and more.
People who are fearful of contracting the virus or who feel they’re in a high-risk demographic can choose to wear a mask.
God help us if this trend continues and is not reversed by the faith community’s extraordinary success in helping us navigate the pandemic and the cultural crosswinds that come from growing secularization.
It’s also important to recognize quiet-but-emerging powerhouses in the Black community.
Mamie Till shared the images of her son because, as she said, “I wanted the world to see what they did to my baby.”
Here in Indiana, we must raise awareness and deal with the legacy of discrimination and other forms of exclusion. Asian Americans span vastly different migration experiences and socio-economic backgrounds.
Our Founding Fathers set up a political system where one person actually can’t do it all.
The state constitution makes it clear that only the governor has the authority to call a special session.
Our democracy is under attack from the inside.
They say the mark of a failed relationship is when there’s no more fighting, because that means at least one side has stopped caring.
The most vocal advocates on either side of the divide articulate mutually exclusive views.
Studying the problems in these countries can help us better understand how to find solutions.
Unfortunately, our polarized politics make it difficult to come to agreement on solutions.
Eliminating partisan primaries in favor of ranked-choice voting has been widely supported by scholars seeking to address polarization.
The basic factors driving those from the Northern Triangle of Central America—Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador—to want to come to the USA are no mystery.
As indicators point to the Indianapolis 500 taking place as scheduled, the pressure is on for Hoosiers to step up and be responsible.
These examples of can-do attitudes and togetherness are especially powerful in countering other recent instances of divisiveness and hate.
I don’t think I have shaken anyone’s hand in over a year and, honestly, I miss it.
The question we have to answer is whether continuing to invest in a traditional fixed-route system with full-size buses is the way of the future, especially as new technologies come online.
The economic impact of the physicians created by these programs is expected to reach $332 million by 2025.
The livelihoods of thousands and the quality of life of millions will be affected by how we conduct ourselves as hosts.
Republicans can continue to use their energy to restrict voter access if they want, but all that will do is create a much angrier and determined electorate.