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New Indiana religious Freedom law changes how dispatchers operate

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Indiana passed a religious freedom restoration act this week. The allows business to refuse service to gay people over religious feeling about homosexuality. The law does not allow EMS to refuse to respond to calls, but a loop hole allows individual medic to refuse services. In response now dispatchers have to ask if the patient is gay.

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Fire chief in hot water over pyramid scheme recruitment

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Chief Dan McDaniel is currently suspended from duty as the city investigates allegations of using his department to recruit for pyramid schemes his family works. The chief and his wife are distributors for multiple direct sales marketing programs. Allegedly a requirement of being a member of the FD is to sign up for one of their direct selling programs.

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