INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTHI) - The Indiana Chamber of Commerce joined the debate on whether the state needs hate crime laws on the books.
The state chamber said it would support a hate crime law in Indiana.
That's according to the Indiana Business Journal.
It's the first time the state chamber has taken a position on this issue.
News 10 has reported in the past that Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb wants the general assembly to pass a hate crime law in the next session.
Indiana is one of only five states without a hate crime law in the books.
- Indiana Chamber of Commerce weighs in on hate crime law debate
- Indiana lawmakers facing tight budget, hate crimes debate
- Indiana governor plans major role in hate crimes debate
- Gov. Holcomb plans public appeal on Indiana hate crimes law
- Indiana governor signs hate crimes measure into law
- Advocates say hate crime law would help Indiana’s reputation
- Push for hate crime laws fail again in Indiana legislature
- 22 Indiana college presidents call for hate crime law
- Community members respond to Indiana possibly passing hate crime laws
- Chamber of Commerce hosts holiday party