INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is joining the campaign
against writing Indiana’s gay marriage ban into the state constitution.
Ballard on Friday signed a resolution against the measure, joining a group
of businesses, universities and others who say the amendment would keep
workers and businesses from moving to Indiana. Social conservative
organizations have begun coordinating in support of the measure, which they
say is needed to keep courts from potentially legalizing gay marriage.
Indiana already limits marriage to being between one man and one woman.
Indiana lawmakers are set to consider amending that definition into the
state constitution during the upcoming session. If successful, the measure
would then be placed on the ballot for consideration by voters next
A former Ballard campaign manager leads the campaign against the marriage