December 19 2022

John Krull commentary: Across the nation, ‘Hoosiers are a preview of coming attractions’

Sacramento, California — Indiana followed me across the country. Most places I stopped as I meandered my way to the west coast, people along my route asked what was going on in my home state. A woman at a bookstore in Iowa City says she had been getting action alerts and up “...”

image
December 19 2022

Abortion bill advances to full Senate after hours of emotional testimony and debate

Indiana’s Senate Bill 1, a total ban on abortion with exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother, narrowly made it out of committee Tuesday despite having a Republican majority. As the Indiana Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee wrapped up a combined “...”

image
December 19 2022

Special session likely to ban abortion begins with day of raucous protest

Nobody seemed happy with Senate Bill 1 at the Indiana Statehouse on Monday. Hundreds of pro- and anti-abortion protestors argued, chanted, stomped and waved signs both inside and outside the Statehouse as lawmakers began a special session expected to ban abortion in Indiana. Hour “...”

December 19 2022

John Krull commentary: A time for adults to be adults

Someday—soon, I hope—the fever will break, and we will find ourselves asking the same questions about this delirious, delusional age. Why were we so crazy?, we will ask. Why did we have to be so mean? The saga of the 10-year-old girl who was raped and had to travel to Indiana “...”

image
December 19 2022

Abortion ban legislation is likely already in final form, says analyst

One of the state’s leading political analysts believes Republican leadership already has enough votes to pass Senate Bill 1 in its current form but there will be attempts to amend it. On Wednesday, Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray, R-Martinsville, and Sen. Sue Glick, R-LaGr “...”

December 19 2022

Proposed abortion ban to allow exceptions, would not increase criminal penalties

Indiana’s Senate Bill 1 proposes a total ban on abortions with exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the mother. Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray, R-Martinsville, and Sen. Sue Glick, R-LaGrange, held a press conference Wednesday in the Senate Chamber to release the mu “...”