A revision to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act will prohibit discrimination of people based on sexual orientation or gender identity, former Indianapolis Mayor and Eli Lilly executive Bart Peterson said at a news conference on Thursday.
Indiana’s Republican leadership agreed to rewrite the law after an outcry by business leaders and civil rights groups saying it potentially discriminated against gays and lesbians.
(Reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Chicago; Editing by Suzannah Gonzales)
Trump supporter organizes rally against ‘all the hatred’ — of the president
One of President Donald Trump's most fervent supporters is concerned about the rising hatred of a president who routinely launches racist attacks and inspires white nationalist violence.
The Republican president won Indiana County, Pennsylvania, by more than a 2-to-1 margin in 2016, and he continues to enjoy strong support in the rural county that's home to one of the nation’s largest coal-fired power plants, reported the Tribune-Review.
Perv who snapped pics of woman in dressing room turns out to be high-ranking Mormon church official
A man who was caught secretly taking photos of a woman in a Nashville, Tennessee shopping mall has been identified has a high-level member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Fox 17 reports.
Stephen Murdock was arrested on Tuesday after police say he took the photos at an H&M store in a mall at Opry Mills. According to the report, Murdock's wife begged the victim not to call the police after the incident.
Trump’s frantic conspiracy mongering is a distraction from looming recession: columnist
Economists have grown concerned that President Donald Trump's trade wars with China will trigger a recession.
Writing in the Washington Post, columnist Greg Sargent points out that Trump is scared about the economy -- so he's resorting to lies and spreading conspiracy theories as a distraction.
"As President Trump prepares to run for reelection on the claim that his populist nationalist agenda has been a smashing success, it’s awfully telling that Trump and his advisers have now launched a frantic, multi-front effort to deny glaring truths about that agenda that are all right there in plain sight, for all of us to see," Sargent writes.