ACLU

The ACLU was in court Monday to ask a judge to prevent Indiana’s latest anti-abortion law from going into effect – it would largely ban the most common form of second trimester abortions from being performed in Indiana.

Holcomb Defends Signing Latest Anti-Abortion Bill

Apr 29, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb surrounded by Republican legislative leaders and state agency officials. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb is defending signing into law an anti-abortion measure that’s been struck down in other states.

Holcomb Signs Hate Crimes Protections Into Law

Apr 4, 2019

Gov. Eric Holcomb quietly signed into law Wednesday a bill that aims to create hate crimes protections.

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Police departments are increasingly using algorithms to predict crime, and a study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis aims to address concerns that these algorithms are racially biased.

It’s a method called predictive policing. A computer algorithm looks at data, including crime rates, and predicts where crime is likely to happen. Police departments then increase patrols in those areas.

But some groups criticize the technology, saying it reinforces racial bias in policing.

Notre Dames golden dome
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The University of Notre Dame will stop providing birth control coverage to students and employees at the end of the plan year. This has made it one of the targets of a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union.

 

Contraceptive coverage is required under the Affordable Care Act.