Eli Lilly and Company, which employs more than 10,000 people in the Hoosier state, says it’ll ‘be forced to plan for more employment growth outside of our home state.’
The Indiana-based pharmaceutical giant made the revelation in a statement on Saturday following the passing of a near-total ban on abortion in the state. Eli Lilly is the manufacturer of drugs such as Prozac and Cymbalta.
On Friday, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed Senate Bill 1 into law making his state the first to institute an abortion ban since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The ban, which comes into effect on September 15, allows for abortions in the case of rape, incest, if the mother’s life is in danger or if ‘the fetus is diagnosed with a lethal fetal anomaly.’
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Source: Daily Mail