Pro-life students at Notre Dame University held a prayer vigil to showcase their opposition to the Catholic school honoring Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner due to the two politicians' views on abortion and the death penalty.
Approximately 100 people attended the vigil, which took place on Notre Dame's campus on Sunday afternoon and was in reaction to the university announcing that Biden and Boehner were to receive the Laetare Medal in a ceremony in May.
According to the Notre Dame Students for Life's official club statement, "by awarding the Laetare Medal to these leaders, the university has in fact compromised its Catholic identity." more >>
The Indiana state police trooper who was fired last week amid complaints that he was preaching about Jesus during traffic stops, said he saw many miracles happen before he got fired and intends to keep spreading the Word of God.
Just two days after his firing, the former state trooper Brian Hamilton, 40, who said God changed his life when he got saved three years ago, was busy preaching to dozens of people on a street corner in Connersville, according to ABC 6.
"Jesus says I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh to the Father but by Me. And When I got saved three years ago, it changed my life," said Hamilton, who is confident "God will provide." more >>
An Indiana state trooper accused of telling motorists about Jesus and inviting them to church while on duty was fired from his job on Thursday.
Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter released a statement Thursday about the firing of Brian Hamilton, 40, a 14-year-veteran of the Indiana State Police.
"While all of us — citizen and police officer — enjoy the right to freedom of religion and freedom of speech, there are appropriate and proper restrictions placed on agents of the State related to their actions while engaged in their official duties," began Carter in the statement highlighted by ABC 6. more >>
A regional chapter of the nation's leading abortion provider filed a legal complaint against Indiana for the state's recently passed law banning abortions of babies with Down syndrome.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky filed the suit against the House Enrolled Act 1337 on Thursday in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Indiana.
The Indiana state legislature has passed a new pro-life law that protects babies diagnosed with Down syndrome from abortion.
Gov. Mike Pence signed House Enrolled Act 1337 into law Thursday, which also bans abortions on the basis of race, ancestry, or gender.
In a statement released yesterday, the governor described HEA 1337 as "a comprehensive pro-life measure that affirms the value of all human life." more >>
An Indiana bill expected to become law will make it illegal to abort babies based upon their race or gender, or whether they have birth defects.
Pro-choice groups, along with some female Republican lawmakers, are speaking out against an anti-abortion bill that has been passed by Indiana's legislature, which prohibits practices such as aborting a baby with genetic defects, while pro-life groups are saying it protects the civil rights of unborn children.
The Associated Press reported that Indiana would become the second state in America after North Dakota with such strong protection of unborn life laws after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signs House Bill 1337, which was already approved by the Indiana senate. more >>