Indiana Catholic Conference

Victoria Arthur

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Special legislative session offers ‘historic opportunity’ to protect unborn, support mothers and children

As lawmakers gathered this week at the Indiana Statehouse amid the clamor of competing voices over the future of abortion in Indiana, the Catholic Church called for a united effort […]

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Legislative session saw progress in protecting most vulnerable 

From backing a pro-life bill that passed the General Assembly to helping to halt a measure that would have taken financial advantage of the poor, the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) […]

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Non-public schools face one disappointment this session but mostly fly under radar 

The final chapter of the 2022 legislative session stopped short of the rewrite that advocates for non-public schools were aiming for in implementing a new school choice program for the […]

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Pro-life priorities top ICC agenda as legislative session nears end

Promoting the dignity of life is at the heart of key legislation the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) continues to track in the pivotal final days of the 2022 General Assembly.  […]

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Environmental advocates find unfavorable climate at Statehouse

After key legislation on climate change and solar energy failed to advance at the Indiana Statehouse, Catholics concerned about the environment are renewing their efforts to shine a light on […]

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ICC opposes bill that would place limits on charitable bail funds 

The Indiana Catholic Conference is challenging a bill recently passed by the Indiana Senate that would restrict the ability of charitable groups to cover bail costs for people awaiting trial […]

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ICC opposes consumer lending bill it labels ‘usury by another name’

As the 2022 legislative session reached its midpoint, a consumer loan bill that proponents tout as a middle ground for those in desperate financial circumstances continued to face staunch opposition […]

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Bill protecting women from coerced abortion moves to Senate 

The Indiana Catholic Conference and others including the state attorney general’s office are backing a bipartisan bill that would make it a felony in Indiana to coerce a woman into […]

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ICC advocating at Statehouse for families in deepest poverty 

The Indiana Catholic Conference is out front on a number of bills at the Statehouse that would affect individuals and families considered among the poorest of the poor in the […]

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ICC backs bipartisan effort to limit ‘scourge’ of predatory lending

The Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) is among the strongest voices in a chorus of support for legislation that would cap the exorbitant interest rates charged by the payday lending industry.  […]

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ICC views lawful carry handgun legislation through pro-life lens

State lawmakers are again considering a measure that would allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license – a move opposed by the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC), many in […]

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ICC ready to add voice to issues, legislation at General Assembly 

As lawmakers returned to the Statehouse in Indianapolis this week to begin a new legislative session, the Indiana Catholic Conference stood ready to speak on the key issues of the […]