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Pelath: Supreme Court’s lifting of bans on same-sex marriage is “a triumph for common sense”

Pelath: Supreme Court’s lifting of bans on same-sex marriage is  “a triumph for common sense”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2015     INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage: “For a second day, the highest court in the land has struck a blow for common sense. “After upholding the legality of providing affordable health care for all  Americans, our justices have declared that archaic state laws should not stand in the way of Read More...

Pelath applauds Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act

 Pelath applauds Supreme Court decision on Affordable Care Act
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2015     INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage: “For a second day, the highest court in the land has struck a blow for common sense. “After upholding the legality of providing affordable health care for all  Americans, our justices have declared that archaic state laws should not stand in the way of Read More...

IBLC expresses sorrow at South Carolina shootings, calls for patience and peace

For immediate release: June 18, 2015   INDIANAPOLIS - State Sen. Lonnie Randolph (D-East Chicago), chairman of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC), today issued the following statement on behalf of caucus members: “Today we find ourselves mourning yet another needless loss of lives, this time in Charleston, S.C. “We grieve along with the family and friends of these nine fine men and women, victims of a hatred that makes no sense and easy access to firearms that enables Read More...