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California Endowment weighed in on Indiana--but what about other charities?

California Endowment weighed in on Indiana--but what about other charities?

In the uproar over Indiana's "religious freedom" law and its potential to foster discrimination against LGBT individuals, one set of voices has been curiously muted: philanthropies that do business in the state or invest in Indiana companies. Until Wednesday, that is. That's when the $3.5-billion California Endowment informed three Indiana companies in which it has invested that it's "profoundly troubled" by the law and by Gov. Mike Pence's refusal "to disavow discrimination against LGBT Indianans" under the law. The three companies are pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly & Co., healthcare insurer Anthem Inc. and Berry Plastics Group. ...

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