The Indiana Supreme Court is helping launch a full fledged assault on government transparency, and we need to push back and speak up in order to keep our democracy from falling into darkness.

It has never been more critical for our readers, neighbors and friends to submit public comments by Aug. 10 opposing the proposed amendment to Trial Rule 4.13, which would allow the government to control and display public notices on its website regarding court summons, notices of lawsuits, estate administration and sheriff’s sales.