Demonstrators gather at Monument Circle to protest a controversial religious freedom bill recently signed by Governor Mike Pence, during a rally in Indianapolis March 28, 2015.
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In Case You Missed It: 5 great stories from the week of March 30

Each week, collects the standout work published by our reporters in one convenient place.

Three big myths about Indiana’s religious freedom law, debunked 
by Emma Margolin

Gov. Mike Pence blamed “reckless reporting” for mischaracterizing Indiana’s religious freedom law. But he has mischaracterized a good deal as well.

How Indiana’s pregnancy law targets women 
by Irin Carmon

In an exclusive interview with msnbc, Indiana prosecutors who convicted a woman for ending her own pregnancy defend their case.

GOP presidential hopefuls argue over winning formula for 2016 
by Benjy Sarlin

Republican 2016ers are debating how to overcome the demographic trends that helped power President Obama into the White House.

President Obama commutes prison sentences of 22 drug offenders 
by Trymaine Lee

Nearly all of the people granted commutations were serving long prison terms for non-violent drug offenses.

Trevor Noah, new ‘Daily Show’ host: 7 things you need to know 
by Aliyah Frumin

Trevor Noah will become the next host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” the network announced on Monday. Here’s what you need to know about the young comedian. 


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In Case You Missed It: 5 great stories from the week of March 30