A recent study showed the Twin Cities metropolitan area is about 5th or 6th in the country in attracting these kinds of workers. Not just gays and lesbians, but all educated workers who want to live in a community that welcomes diversity, that embraces diversity… I think that’s the business stake. I think that’s why businesses ought to get involved. It’s not because it’s the right the thing to do, the popular thing to do, but because it’s a bottom line issue for businesses.
Tom Horner, in response to why Minnesota Businesses need to take a stand against the mean-spirited amendment on ballots this fall