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Howard Schultz

Starbucks CEO: We support marriage equality, and if you don’t like it, sell your stock

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz on Wednesday defended the company's decision to support marriage equality, and told investors that if they weren't on board, they could sell their stock and go elsewhere. [ Read more → ]

NOM wants pro-gay companies to pay a ‘price’ in countries hostile to gay rights

Monday, November 12, 2012
Fresh from its stinging loss in five states in last week's election, the National Organization for Marriage has pledged to continue efforts to create backlash against companies that support marriage equality, by ensuring they pay a “price” in Middle Eastern countries that are hostile to gay rights. [ Read more → ]
Tony Perkins

Tony Perkins: Starbucks’ support for marriage equality led to billions in losses

Friday, September 7, 2012
In a radio bulletin that either reveals a stunning level of ignorance or sheer insanity, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins said that the National Organization for Marriage’s campaign to boycott Starbucks over its stance on gay rights called “Dump Starbucks”—which so far has collected fewer than 50,000 signers—is responsible for a $10 billion loss in profits. [ Read more → ]

HRC calls NOM’s Starbucks boycott their typical ‘temper-tantrum’

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The Human Rights Campaign on Wednesday fired back at the National Organization for Marriage, calling their “Dump Starbucks” campaign a typical "temper tantrum," and called on consumers to support Starbucks for its decision to support same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]

NOM launches boycott after Starbucks rejects anti-gay marriage sentiment

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
SEATTLE -- The National Organization for Marriage on Wednesday announced it has launched a boycott of Starbucks after the coffee giant's chief executive flatly rejected a complaint by the NOM that it reconsider its support of marriage equality for gays and lesbians. [ Read more → ]

Pastor: Google, Starbucks, Amazon ‘Doing the Devil’s Work’ by supporting gay marriage

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Pastor Steven Andrew of USA Christian Ministries is leading a boycott of companies which endorsed a marriage equality bill in Washington state, including Google, Starbucks and Amazon, charging them with “working against Jesus and leading people to sin and to possibly go to hell.” [ Read more → ]
Steven Andrew

What makes Pastor ‘boycott gay-loving Starbucks!’ foam?

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
My friends at Believe Out Loud want you to know of the virtual thank-you card for which they're currently collecting signatures. Titled Thank Starbucks For Welcoming LGBT Marriages, the card sends thanks to Starbucks for its recent decision to join more than 100 businesses in... [ Read more → ]

Starbucks, Google, Alcoa latest U.S. corporations to endorse gay marriage

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Starbucks, Google, and Alcoa are the latest in a growing list of major corporations to announce their support for marriage equality in Washington state. [ Read more → ]
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