Indy City-Council President Steve Talley to Back Gay Rights Plan
City-Council President Steve Talley revealed Thursday he would back an effort to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, reversing his position and giving gay rights supporters a vital boost.
Talley, a Democrat, was one of 18 council members who voted against the human rights ordinance in April in a decision that crossed party lines. Sponsors Jackie Nytes, a Democrat, and Scott Keller, a Republican, reintroduced the proposal last month. Talley became the second vote they have gained of the four needed to ensure the ban passes...