A change to the bill means houses of worship still retain control over who carries a gun into their facility.
West Lafayette police are investigating after racist and anti-gay banners were erected at a church known for its progressive stands on social justice issues.
Twenty-seven-year-old George Nathaniel Stang of Bloomington is facing a misdemeanor charge of institutional criminal mischief.
Investigators believe three church break-ins in Brown County are connected to three in Bartholomew County.
Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers says he believes the acts of vandalism are connected and is urging other churches to take precautions.
Police say the church organist admitted to spray painting the messages "Heil Trump," an anti-gay slur and a swastika on the church building in November.
The $20 gold piece is one of only 10 known surviving 1866 Liberty Head double eagles stamped with "In God we trust."
The head of the Jesus sculpture, which has stood outside Cottage Avenue Pentecostal Fellowship for four years, has been removed twice this month.
Many people who took part in the cleanup were neither members of the church nor residents from the area.
Victims say one man stayed at the church door and pointed a gun at those in the church, while the other two men took congregants' money and personal items.