Four women who allege Attorney General Curtis Hill inappropriately touched them at a party last year have filed a federal lawsuit against both Hill and the state of Indiana, alleging sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliation.
Their lawsuit lays out new claims of how other lawmakers from both sides of the aisle acted in the presence of Hill’s accusers, after the allegations became public. It calls the legislators’ reactions “negative, uncomfortable or inappropriate.”
“They’ve been mocked and ridiculed by their colleagues,” said Hannah Kaufman Joseph, an attorney for the women. “They’ve been the subject of very negative reactions by both legislative members, lawmakers themselves and the staff.”
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