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2019 Legislative Wrap Up

We saw several highs and several lows inside the Indiana Statehouse this year. Again and again, Indiana legislators put their own political agendas ahead of the basic rights and human dignity of everyday Hoosiers.
May 1, 2019

SB 471 Threatens Peaceful Protesters

Challenges to the right to protest have come in many forms over the last few years. And standing up for your right to protest can be increasingly challenging when demonstrations are met with unjust punishments.

March 14, 2019

12-Year Old’s Do Not Belong in Adult Court

Young people should remain in the juvenile justice system, regardless of their crimes. Senate Bill 279 would automatically waive juvenile court jurisdiction over children 12 years and older who have been accused of attempted murder or murder, sending children to the adult court and prison systems.

March 12, 2019 Smart Justice Racial Justice

Why Trans Hoosiers Must Be Included As A Protected Class

My name is Monica Valadezza. and I am a daughter, a sister, an aunt and a soon to be wife. I am a Latina woman who immigrated from Mexico to the United states. I reached the American dream of becoming an American citizen in 2002. I also happen to be transgender.

February 18, 2019

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