House Democrats are looking for ways to work the issue into another bill.
Indiana is one of only five states without a hate crimes law.
The bills give pharmacists a bigger role in helping stem the state’s meth cooking crisis.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers and LGBT advocates agree that the LGBT rights debate won’t end.
The House approved the measure 61 to 36, with several Republicans joining Democrats in voting no.
Senate Republicans’ attempt at balancing gay rights with religious freedom took its first step in the legislative process this week.
This final argument in the three-year long battle came down to language on the back of an invoice.
Democrats on Ways and Means opposed the cut, saying it will weaken state revenues and won’t really help low-income Hoosiers.
The bill would codify that daily fantasy is not gambling, and would impose some insider information protections.
The proposed bill would codify protections from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not gender identity.