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25 04, 2017

JCRC Statement on Passage of HEA1024 – Prayer in School

2017-04-25T13:58:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Blog, Domestic, In The News, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on Passage of HEA1024 – Prayer in School

Today, Governor Eric Holcomb announced his intent to sign House Enrolled Act 1024, titled Prayer in School, into law. During the 2017 legislative session JCRC continued its long history of advocating for a clear separation of Church and State by actively opposing this legislation and testifying in opposition in front of both the House and [...]

17 02, 2017

Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation

2017-02-17T12:37:36+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Domestic, Take Action, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation

Full Update on SB 439 – Bias Crimes 2/17/2017 On Tuesday February 7th SB 439 was heard and passed by the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee. The bill passed by a margin of 6-3. While the bill was awaiting 2nd reading on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday an amendment was authored by [...]

3 02, 2017

Updated: Indiana Jewish Community Opposes Executive Order to Bar Immigrants & Refugees

2017-02-13T12:04:19+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Blog, Domestic, In The News, Statements|Comments Off on Updated: Indiana Jewish Community Opposes Executive Order to Bar Immigrants & Refugees

Indiana Jewish Community Statement Opposing the Presidential Executive Order to Bar Immigrants and Refugees Updated Monday, February 13, 2017 We, the undersigned Jewish organizations throughout the State of Indiana, oppose the Presidential Executive Order, which suspends the United States refugee program and bars immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.  We join the overwhelming chorus of [...]

9 12, 2016

Support Continues to Grow for Hate Crimes Legislation in 2017

2016-12-09T16:04:17+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Blog, Domestic, In The News|Comments Off on Support Continues to Grow for Hate Crimes Legislation in 2017

The JCRC continues to spearhead efforts to pass a hate crimes statute in Indiana.  To date over thirty state wide organizations have signed on to the effort.  This coalition of organizations is continuing to speak to legislators every day about the importance of passing a bill in 2017.  Since the election in early November Indiana, along [...]

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