Friday, September 5, 2014

Large Companies Petition US Supreme Court to Uniformly Legalize SSM

by Brig Bagley

5 September 2014

Thirty large companies have signed an amicus brief stating that the inconsistent state laws regardin SSM harm their business because of the harm it causes their employees. The companies believe that the equal treatment of married couples, regardless of gender, improves the health, morale, productivity, and success of both employees and the businesses.

Companies such as Amazon, eBay, Intel, NIKE, Target, and Staples are included in this group, making up for well over 100s of thousands of American employees, which includes thousands of LGBT people.

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