Illinois governor welcomes Indiana businesses affected by new abortion ban

CHICAGO (ADAMS) – Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is welcoming Indiana businesses affected by the neighboring state’s new abortion restrictions.

The Democratic governor said companies looking to expand should know that Illinois will protect the individual rights of their employees.

His comments come after Republican Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed a wide-reaching abortion ban into law last Friday. The law goes into effect on September 15th.

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Company has said it will reassess its business in Indiana.

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