Women4Change — “Indiana Forward and Women4Change rally at the Indiana Statehouse”

Indianapolis Star, April 3 2019
Speakers, including State Representative Ragen Hatcher, left, listen to speakers before taking their turn to give remarks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Speakers, including State Representative Mara Candelaria, left, applaud other speakers, before taking their turn to give remarks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Indiana State Senator Jean Breaux, left, and others prepare to speak during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Kim Acoff smiles after speaking during a press conference at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
State Representative Karlee Macer walks away from the podium after giving remarks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Indiana Representative Sue Errington, left, smiles to State Representative Pat Boy after giving remarks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Women4Change Executive Director Rima Shahid listens to speakers at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change held this press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
State Representative Chris Chyung, left, speaks with Kim Acoff during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. Both spoke at the rally. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Mindi Goodpaster speaks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
Deborah Hearn Smith speaks during a rally at the Indiana Statehouse, Monday, April 1, 2019. After the Indiana House of Representatives passed a bias crimes statute that does not include protections for characteristics such as sex, gender, identity, and age, Indiana Forward and Women4Change holds a press conference and rally, Monday, April 1, 2019, with women and advocates from around the state to urge Governor Eric Holcomb, Senate Pro Tempore Rodric Bray, and Sen. Mike Bohacek to dissent on Senate Bill 198 so that the missing characteristics can be added in conference committee. Kelly Wilkinson/IndyStar
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