There was a fascinating gathering of people Saturday afternoon on the South lawn of the Indiana Statehouse.  It was a rally for women's rights.  I have to admit, I'm a sucker for a good rally.  And this one did not disappoint. There were a couple of thousand people crowded together on a cold April afternoon to speak out against the recently signed and now infamous Indiana abortion law.  But it was more than that.  It was a gathering of mostly women making sure their government knew they were unhappy.  It is an important gesture, and hopefully the first step of many ...

Two weeks ago I wrote my first column ever on the topic of abortion. I don't plan to write about the topic often, since I fundamentally believe men should follow the lead of women on this one. I probably have already written enough. After I publish this edition, many of you will think I have written far too much. On Thursday, Governor Pence signed House Enrolled Act 1337. It is arguably the most restrictive bill on the topic in the nation. Those of us who pay attention to Indiana politics at all knew he was going to sign it. The news ...

A bad decision was made this week at the Indiana Statehouse. The outcome of the debate is a source of disappointment and shame for me as a Hoosier. But the failure of our process this time is less about what was decided, and more about who did the deciding. The Indiana General Assembly passed an abortion bill this week. And while those engaged in pro-choice and pro-life organizations could debate the entirety of the bill at length, the most controversial aspects of House Bill 1337 is what we are discussing here. The bill was authored by Rep. Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne). ...