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|Cummins Inc. Issues Statement on Supreme Court Rulings on DOMA and Prop 8|
After the Supreme Court issued its rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, Sharon Barner, Vice President and General Counsel for Cummins Inc., said the following:
“Doing things the right way and embracing diversity are core Cummins values. We have a long and rich history of supporting civil rights issues and often Cummins has been a strong corporate voice on those issues. Today, we join many companies and individuals in commending the Supreme Court for striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and allowing the decision that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional to stand. Cummins believes that treating all people fairly and equally is the right thing to do and we are pleased to support the rights and liberties of all our employees.”
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, (USA) Cummins currently employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.66 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2012. Press releases can be found on the Web at www.cummins.com. Follow Cummins on Twitter at @Cummins and on YouTube at CumminsInc.