Claim: An Indiana Congressman is introducing legislation to change the name of
Example: [Hoosier Gazette, 2004]
John Hostettler, the Congressman representing the 8th district of Indiana, has been convinced by local religious groups to introduce legislation in the House that would change the name of an
There are plans to extend the interstate from Indianapolis through southwestern Indiana all the way through Texas into Mexico in the coming years. While most believe this highway will be good for the state’s economy, religious conservatives believe
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the disclaimer on the site of the
Now yet another entry from the Hoosier Gazette has made the news, this one proclaiming that Indiana Congressman John Hostettler is attempting to introduce legislation to rename
Hostettler spokesman Michael Jahr said Monday he had been fielding calls about the story all day. “There is no truth in the story about any legislation changing the name of
U.S. Rep. John Hostettler’s office is fielding outraged calls about an Internet hoax that says he’s proposed changing the name of Interstate 69 to Interstate 63 for religious reasons.
Hostettler spokesman Michael Jahr said Monday he had been fielding calls about the story all day.
“There is no truth in the story about any legislation changing the name of
The Hoosier Gazette has also published a sampling of responses to their
Last updated: 21 November 2004