Bil Browning

Make Mine a Venti

Filed By Bil Browning | March 24, 2012 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Quote of the Day
Tags: gay marriage, marriage equality, National Organization for Marriage, NOM, Starbucks, Starbucks CEO, Washington State

"Any decision of this type or magnitude has be made with great thoughtfulness and I would assure you that a senior team at Starbucks discussed this. To be very candid with you, this was not something that was a difficult decision for us and we did share this with the board as well. [snip] We made that decision, in our view, through the lens of humanity and being the kind of company that embraces diversity."

-- Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz directly answering NOM's hissy fit in front of shareholders. The corporation endorsed Washington state's recently passed marriage equality legislation.


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