United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced that Nolan Brewer, 21, Eminence, was sentenced in federal court on Monday, May 20, to three years in prison for conspiring to violate the civil rights of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, a Jewish synagogue in Carmel. (Continued)
In 2019, Indiana found itself one of only five states without a hate crimes law on the books. During the legislative session, the hopes of those looking to change this were first lifted, then dashed when a version which did not protect those discriminated against for their gender made its way to the governor's desk. How will Indiana proceed on this issue?
Indiana Forward, a coalition of local business, advocacy, education, and faith communities, launched its campaign to pressure lawmakers to pass a hate crimes law in the state on Tuesday. (Continued)