INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The battle over an effort to place Indianaís ban on gay
marriage in the state constitution has picked up two new opponents.
DePauw University and Wabash College announced Monday that they are joining
Freedom Indiana to oppose the proposed constitutional ban.
The bipartisan coalition includes top employers such as Eli Lilly and
Cummins, along with the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and the Human
DePauw and Wabash issued a joint news release saying a constitutional ban
would stifle efforts to attract talented faculty and staff to their
Indiana University also opposes the move. Purdue University isnít taking a
position on the issue.
The amendment to the constitution faces a final vote in the 2014 legislative
session. It would go to voters next November if it passes the Legislature.