Marriage is love.

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Indiana's human rights record graded as D+

Indianapolis Star:

Indiana's human rights record, based in part on its poverty policies and its stand on the death penalty, came in last among Midwestern states in a ranking by the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights.

The Chicago-based group, which describes its mission as advocating for people who might otherwise "fall through the cracks," rated eight states in four human rights areas, using an index to arrive at a letter grade in each area. Overall, Indiana received a D+ and was in eighth place....