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Religious Conservative Groups Lose In RFRA Fix Lawsuit

Nov 26, 2019

An Indiana judge handed religious conservative groups a loss in their lawsuit challenging the so-called “fix” to the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA.

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on Portage Assessor Jon Snyder, a former Gary technology chief  has been sentenced for computer thefts, Samantha Horton has details on General Motors investing millions of dollars in Fort Wayne, Hammond City Councilman Robert Markovich has been granted permission to contest his four-vote loss in the May 7 Democratic primary and Chris Nolte has a conversation Chris Nolte with Amari Victoria and Elisabeth Menning, organizers of the first annual NWI Pride event at the Lincoln Center in Highland.

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A handful of LGBT rights activists protested outside the headquarters of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC) before the board’s first meeting of the year Monday night.

They're urging the school board to expand the district’s non-discrimination policy.

Indiana’s schools chief says state money shouldn’t go to schools that discriminate, and that it’s a key message she plans to push during the upcoming legislative session.

A private religious school’s plan to terminate a guidance counselor’s job for her marriage to a woman is throwing the state’s voucher system into the spotlight once again. The school received more than $1.5 million through school vouchers last year.