Skip to comments.Businesses, groups target Indiana gay marriage ban
Posted on 08/22/2013 3:38:53 AM PDT by Olog-hai
A coalition of businesses and activist groups who launched a push Wednesday to defeat an amendment that would write Indianas same-sex marriage ban into the state constitution warned that if it passes it would set the state back and undermine the rights of its gay and lesbian residents.
The push by the new Freedom Indiana coalition heralds an expected battle in Indianas next legislative session, not just between same-sex marriage opponents and gay rights advocates, but also big corporations who contend such a ban would be bad for business.
More than 200 people, some holding blue signs reading Liberty for All Hoosiers, filled downtown Indianapolis Artsgarden for the lunch-hour announcement of the new group.
Two of Indianas top employersIndianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co., and Columbus-based engine manufacturer Cummins Inc.are among its members, along with Indiana Equality Action, Freedom to Marry, the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and other activist groups.
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How DARE Indiana even THINK about doing the right thing!
Let's accept the ridiculous premise. What Constitutional rights, specifically, will be undermined/removed/suppressed under such a ban?
faggots and carpetmunchers in Indiana already have the same exact rights I do. Why do they need special rights?
200 whole people showed up for the rally? Wow!
Methinks Lilly and Cummins should face some backlash boycott themselves.
Liberty for All Hoosiers,
Shut up. It is not about liberty. All Hoosiers have the same right. Do you allow pedophiles to marry their victims? NO Do you allow brother and sister to marry? No. Do you allow fathers to marry daugthers? No.
There is a reason perverts are not allowed to marry. Youknock down this wall the next wall will be multiples and then after that chidren........ You are fools if you think it will stop at one perversion..........
That's the way it's been for a decade or more now: businesses, Fortune 500, bigtime corporate money has been fueling the LGBT drive. They coerced the Boy Scouts and all the other community nonprofits. They lean hard on any groups hey provide funding for. They impose the "sensitivity" and "diversity" crap on their own employees, promote gays up the corporate ladder to the point where they can systematically favor their own.
Why do businesses do this? For Pete's sake, what's in it for them?
Please, Indiana, PLEASE pass this ban. Then the only recourse for the queers will be to solicit a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate a state’s constitutional amendment. If the Court negates the state, then the only way we can prevent universal fag “marriage” is via an amendment to the Constitution itself. If the Court lets the ban stand, then individual states will be allowed to decide whether perverts can “marry” each other or not. I would anticipate numerous others then amending their constitutions to forbid it. And there would be no universal recognition for a deviant estate.
That’s a question I’ve often asked too. But whatever the answer, it’s time it stopped. Promoting homosexuality in the workplace is every bit as offensive to me as promotion of Christianity is to an atheist. Yet one receives high-level corporate support and the other will get you fired. I think this is legally actionable.
And stockholders need to be informed that the executives they trust with their money are squandering it sponsoring perversion directly at odds with their values. Consumers need to know it as well. Let perverts support perverts but leave the rest of us out of it.
Well, I can’t verify if they were whole people, i.e. whole inside, but 200 warm bodies certainly did . . .
The last thing I worry about is offending an atheist. Countries where atheism is the state religion have murdered too many people already . . .
Lilly and its very wealthy management are drunk on stupid.
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