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Corporations Tell Indiana: Constitutional Gay Marriage Ban Is Bad For Biz

Generally we expect that if big business are going to bother taking a position on same-sex marriage, they’ll come out against it, since they think being forced to offer gays the same shared health care benefits as straight employees will be too costly. But that’s no the case with Eli Lilly and Co. and Cummins Inc., who told Indiana’s State Senate Judiciary Committee they are firmly against a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage — which is already barred under state law — because it will hurt their chances of recruiting top talent there. Did we mention Indiana has a little bankruptcy problem?