Terre Haute attorney Jim Bopp's nationwide drive to force judicial candidates to announce their views on cases or issues likely to come before the courts in which they will sit in judgment took a step forward in Indiana.
A part of the election ballot that gets little attention in advance of the election is the retention ballot for judges of the state Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. Typically, the lack of attention to the retention ballot results in overwhelming votes to retain sitting judges. This year, however, Indiana Right to Life is mounting a campaign to unseat judges standing for retention. Not surprisingly, disinformation is being fed to voters in the process.
You might be wondering why I have a picture of a house advertising [. . .] Katherine Densborne... Because of who lives in the house - S.K. Reid. That would be Marion County Superior Court Judge S.K. Reid. And judges aren't ethically supposed to engage in any partisan politics.