Lawmakers Begin Hearings On Indiana High Court Ruling

An Indiana legislative committee has begun a formal review of a recent state Supreme Court ruling that says homeowners should not resist police who illegally enter their homes. The panel is chaired by Republican state Senator Brent Steele, who says lawmakers need to clarify self-defense and search-and-seizure laws. “I see this as two trains headed […]

Indiana Texting Ban To Take Effect Later This Year

Indiana’s newly-passed texting-while-driving ban is scheduled to go into effect July 1, once it’s signed into law by Governor Mitch Daniels.      The measure approved last week by lawmakers extends to drivers of all ages, who will be prohibited from reading or sending texts. It’s already illegal for drivers 18 and under to use a cell […]