Politics: April 2005

Some Clarification

Filed by Ed Team | April 29, 2005 | 4:29 PM | comments

I have heard myself quoted as saying that activist organizations need to receive permission from the Indiana Equality coalition in order to run campaigns. This is not my position, so it is important to ensure that my position is...Read More

Back home again in discrimination

Filed by Bil Browning | April 27, 2005 | 8:34 AM | comments

The city-county council rejected the updated human rights ordinance that would have added sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes. 18-12, councilors believed that the right to discriminate and harass ranked higher than protecting against bigotry and hate....Read More

Rainbow Chamber Letter to Council

Filed by Ed Team | April 25, 2005 | 6:57 AM | comments

To the honorable members of this Council: As president of the Indy Rainbow Chamber of Commerce, I have heard several arguments against the amendment to include sexual orientation and gender idenitity One of those arguments is that there are...Read More

Response to Ginny Cain - Proposal #68

Filed by Ed Team | April 23, 2005 | 2:57 AM | comments

The following is an email I sent to Virginia "Ginny" Cain, who is the councillor for District 5 on the City-County Council of Indianapolis and Marion County. The email is a followup to her response after I urged her...Read More

Indianapolis action alert!

Filed by Bil Browning | April 21, 2005 | 10:11 PM | comments

To all residents of Indianapolis and Marion County: After much hard work by fellow blogger Linda Perdue and others, the Indianapolis Human Rights Commission has recommended to the City Council that they add sexual orientation and gender identity to...Read More

Poor Jane Fonda

Filed by Bil Browning | April 20, 2005 | 11:23 PM | comments

Seems some bastard decided to spit tobacco juice in her face during her recent book tour. He just couldn't get over her anti-war protests during the Vietnam War. The creep told the Kansas City Star: "It was absolutely worth...Read More

That filibuster ad on tv

Filed by Bil Browning | April 17, 2005 | 9:30 PM | comments

You've seen it. The ad that shows the clip from the black and white movie "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." And then the guy comes out and says, "Hi. I'm a Republican, a common sense Republican." FactCheck.org has an...Read More

IA Sen. Pat Ward, MIPA (Marriage Inequality Perpetuation Amendment), & DenialOMA

Filed by Marla R. Stevens | April 12, 2005 | 11:38 AM | comments

One thing's become clearer and clearer as the Marriage Inequality Perpetuation Amendment (MIPA) and Denial Of Marriage Act (DOMA) battles have raged on: We're not being taken seriously. We're seen as expendable pawns -- lesser beings either to be theocratically...Read More