Column: Gay marriage won’t hurt Indiana economy



The Indiana General Assembly is considering a resolution known as HJR-3 that would ask voters in November to define marriage in the Indiana Constitution as between one man and one woman.

The opposition to this resolution has been fierce and is based at least partly on the belief that there will be negative economic effects of the constitutional change.

There is every reason to believe that the economic effects of either passing HJR-3 or rejecting it will be negligible. Moreover, appealing to economics trivializes both sides of this debate.

This story appears in the print edition of The Tribune. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

All content copyright ©2014 The Tribune, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.