Indy Council Opposes Proposed Marriage Amendment

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Supporters continue to line up behind efforts to stop a proposed change to the state constitution that would ban same sex marriage. The city-county council in Indianapolis has passed a resolution opposing the potential ban. The vote puts the council on the same page as the Indy Chamber, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Eli Lilly & Co. Inc. (NYSE: LLY) who say the amendment would hurt the state's ability to compete for top talent. November 11, 2013

Statement From City-County Council Vice President John Barth"I am proud to be a member of this bi-partisan effort to send the clear message that Indianapolis is a welcoming city to live, work, and play. Simply put - we want and need to attract and retain residents who will join us in working to make our city the best it can be – everyone is welcome. I thank my proposal’s co-sponsors, Councilors Adamson, Hunter and Mansfield and my fellow Councillors who supported this resolution tonight. We also appreciate the Mayor's decision to support our efforts."

Source: City-County Council Vice President John Barth