St. Louis, Mo., Jun 14, 2019 / 16:12 pm
A group of 180 business leaders this week signed an open letter, published June 10 as a full-page advertisement in the New York Times and online, in support of abortion rights and declaring abortion restrictions "bad for business."
"Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, threatens the health, independence and economic stability of our employees and customers. Simply put, it goes against our values and is bad for business," the letter read.
Among the original list of signatories was Cindy Mebruer, director of the Center for Supply Chain Excellence at Saint Louis University's Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business. SLU is a Jesuit institution with a total enrollment of 13,000.
Mebruer signed the letter on behalf of the center, and the name of the university was included in the online version of the letter.