If Indiana instituted a total abortion ban, we would see a 21% increase in the number of pregnancy-related deaths and a 33% increase among Black women.
Should Indiana adopt an abortion law with restrictions similar to those in Texas? Curt Smith, chairman of the Indiana Family Institute, says doing so could cut abortions in half, while LaKimba DeSadier, the state director for Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates, says such laws are “abominably cruel.” Plus, Dr. Richard Feldman explains why he believes vaping products with flavors like gummy bears and cotton candy are today’s candy cigarettes—but even worse.
By choosing a simple standard to establish when abortions are banned, cardiac activity … the law forces Americans to confront the humanity of the unborn child.
The Old West was awash in guns, but actual gun violence was rare.
Quitting cigarettes and other nicotine products is hard, but it is achievable through proven cessation tools.
If Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is a big believer in the First Amendment, as well as openness and transparency in government, he sure as heck has a funny way of showing it. Just to get you folks up to speed, a couple of weeks ago, I got a media advisory from the AG telling […]
Looking ahead, we need to ensure that this influx of funding to support racial equity reaches grassroots organizations.
Despite the national, regional and local examples of systemic racism, civil rights causes continue to be left behind by American philanthropy.
How do you find the proper balance between being responsive and being present, especially during a time of enhanced digital connectivity?
Seeing the impatience in others has led me to start dealing with the impatience in myself.
If we do our job properly, we will come closer to realizing our nation’s goal of justice for all.
Without accountability and political competition, there is no way to keep continuing neglect or ideological fanaticism in check.
Lawmakers aren’t at the Statehouse most of the year, but it’s not like constituents’ needs cease … at the end of session.
My goal is for people to learn a little about government and then think about it.
Vaping products are today’s candy cigarettes.
It’s a myth that vaping is safe. More correctly, e-cigarettes have the potential of being less toxic than combusted tobacco.
To be clear, the education of our children is at stake.
The jobs that fuel central Indiana’s economy will increasingly require a workforce with some form of postsecondary education.
The result of that inflexible approach was a lot of forced bad small talk and Internet surfing by my colleagues to kill time.
A partisan redistricting process allows the Republican supermajority to systemically craft elections that are no longer competitive.
In the current maps, Republicans didn’t really have to do much gerrymandering because of the political demographics of Indiana.