In some ways, the recent furor over Indiana’s RFRA echoed a heated discrimination debate from three decades ago, when the state was previously a battleground in the national culture wars.
"This is a very progressive city," says Hofstetter. "We wanted to do something positive to change the bill. For bands to give something, not take it away."
United State of Indiana flies its colors.
Finally, a Mike Pence meme.
RFRA has sparked widespread outrage.
On Saturday Indianapolis protestors ("thousands," according to some estimates) marched from Monument Circle to the Statehouse. Photographer Darryl Smith was on hand to capture the rally.
A lauded performer soon to appear in Indy took direct aim at the state's CEO.
You can't not have an opinion about Indiana Senate Bill 101.
Indiana became the first state to enact an energy-savings plan and then slash it.
“It seems like every other day, there’s an incident,” says Vernell Miller. “Shootings happen so frequently that folks in the community develop an apathy. That’s alarming to me.”