The Hendricks County Flyer
Fri Oct 19, 2012, 02:14 PM EDT
To the Editor:
On this fall's 2012 election ballot, you will find two Indiana Supreme Court justices: Justice Steven David and Justice Robert Rucker.
Justice Steven David struck down Indiana's Castle Doctrine law in May 2011 and gutted the 4th Amendment with his decision in Barnes vs. Indiana. The Castle Doctrine allowed citizens to defend their homes against unlawful entry. This law had stood here in Indiana for over 300 years.
Justice Rucker showed his strong support for the 4th Amendment and the Castle Doctrine, writing for the minority.
Voters are asked on the ballot if they would like to retain a judge by answering the question with a "yes" or a "no." A simple majority of "no" votes will remove a justice from the bench. A simple majority of "yes" votes will retain a justice on the bench.
We hope you vote in this election and use the information above to help you decide how to cast your ballot.
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There was a wide array of reactions to Seattle DB Richard Sherman’s post-game “interview” with Erin Andrews following the Seahawks’ NFC title win over San Francisco.
Mine? Laughter, as the shout-down was the most entertaining thing I saw all day.
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Butler is still a long way from saving its 2013-14 men’s basketball season, but if the Bulldogs turn it around fully and reach the NCAA Tournament, it will have started this past Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
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A fine season for the Indianapolis Colts ended with a whimper Saturday at New England, but in recent team history, it was far from the most disappointing postseason defeat.
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The Indianapolis Colts’ miraculous 45-44 wild card victory over Kansas City on Saturday ended just after 8 p.m. After leaving Lucas Oil Stadium, it took until around midnight for the pounding in my head to subside.
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An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
May 22, 2013
Part I: Are We Prepared? | Part II: Disaster Dollars Part III: Lessons Learned | Part IV: Warning Signs Part V: The Big One
Call 911 from the side of the road, and GPS satellites can tell dispatchers exactly where to send help. Airline passengers have access to detailed maps that show exactly where they are during their journey. Hop onto WiFi, and somehow Google knows whether you're logging on from Lima or London, and will give you detailed suggestions about what to eat.
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