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Indiana Would Rather Harass Welfare Recipients Than Keep The Roads Clear
The bill that would force people to pull down their pants and pee in exchange for state assistance was only withdrawn after it was changed to include drug testing for the legislators. Read more...
Indiana House Chamber Erupts Into Laughter When Speaker Calls LGBT People 'Intolerant'
Those attending the Indiana House Judiciary Committee's hearing on a same sex marriage ban erupted into laughter on Monday when one of the speakers claimed that opponents of the ban were "intolerant." Read more...
Ohio Man Pulled Over For Speeding Had 48 Bombs In His Car
The police officer noticed a bumper sticker that said, "If you can read this, you're in range" Read more...
Indiana Police Threaten To Taser Black Firefighter In The Face For Waving At Them
A police department in Indiana has launched an internal investigation after a firefighter said he was thrown to the ground and threatened with a Taser for waving at several officers, who thought he was flipping them off. Read more...
As Rachel Maddow noted in her segment above, it looks like Indiana Gov. Mike Pence may be set to follow in Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's shoes and take over the title of Governor Ultrasound if he ends up supporting this bill that just passed his state's Senate. Read more...

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An Indiana man convicted of setting fire to a mosque in Ohio told a judge on Wednesday that he committed the crimes because Fox News and conservative talk radio had convinced him that "most Muslims are terrorists." Randolph Linn, 52, accepted a Read more...
In yet another instance of the insanity that is our country right now, an Indiana man was arrested for making threats to shoot up an elementary school. His threats were not empty. AP reports: Von. I. Meyer, 60, of Cedar Lake, was arrested Read more...
Richard Mourdock: Conception Via Rape is God's Will Read more...
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Indiana can’t cut off funding for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortion, contrary to a 2011 law signed by Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels. That law was the first time a state denied Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds for general health services, including cancer screenings. Read more...
Indiana police say that a 17-year-old who was picked up for burglary has died after strangling with a seat belt while handcuffed in the back seat of a police car. They say the teen managed to move his handcuffed hands from behind his back to the front of his body and then used the seat belt to strangle himself. Read more...