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Holcomb defends abortion ban signing, rebuffs talent attraction fears
Gov. Eric Holcomb has defended his signing of a near-total abortion ban this month and brushed off fears of business and talent attraction consequences in the wake of ominous statements from major homegrown employers.
“I have yet to hear — and maybe we never will — some (companies) might just fly over the state of Indiana because of this issue (of abortion),” Holcomb told reporters after a luncheon Wednesday. “I don’t mean to act like it’ll never happen — it might. But so are a lot of other issues that factor into where someone invests.”
Holcomb spoke after a Q&A session hosted by OneZone Chamber of Commerce, which serves Carmel and Fishers.
Asked if he believed Senate Enrolled Act 1 matched up with what the…