Religious Freedom Law – Why Indiana Is So Different from 18 Other States

If you haven’t heard or read all the ruckus surrounding the Indiana Religious Freedom Law – you must be hiding under a rock. Being a Hoosier, I have watched the chatter from both sides of this event. I do get very frustrated at the number of people who are ill-informed but it’s those who ARE ill-informed that are at the very base of the chaos and that’s precisely what makes Indiana SO different from 18 […] Read the Full Article »

Taxpayers Should Not Have to Fund Sports Stadiums

I’ve always wondered why taxpayers had to carry the burden of funding sports stadiums. When the new stadium was built for the Colts, the taxes in the surrounding counties went up considerably. Why should they? Professional athletes make oodles of money to play their game. Many of them receive even more money from endorsements, speaking engagements, etc. USA Today is reporting that a proposal by President Obama would put an end to taxpayers carrying those […] Read the Full Article »

A Day Later – Why I Now Think the Indiana Religious Freedom Bill is All Smoke and Mirrors for a Hidden Agenda

When it comes to political actions, I am just curious and skeptical enough to dig deeper and see who benefits most from the most drastic measures. Such is the case of Senate Bill 101 or Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). You see, some politicians that pander to the religious right know exactly how to play people on the fears and emotions of Christians. My first inclination is that this bill is nothing more than […] Read the Full Article »

It is a sad day to be a Hoosier

Today I am exceptionally sad and angry to be a Hoosier because Indiana House OKs controversial religious freedom bill. Controversial religious freedom legislation that could protect business owners who don’t want to provide services for same-sex couples is poised to become law in Indiana. The Republican-controlled Indiana House approved the measure this afternoon on a 63-31 vote, largely along party lines. Five Republicans joined 26 Democrats in opposing the bill. The vote likely clears a […] Read the Full Article »