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Another large company has recently come out of the corporate closet in support of same-sex marriage. Food giant General Mills has joined a growing list of corporate gay marriage supporters like Target and Starbucks.
Speaking at a Gay Pride event recently, CEO Ken Powell said General Mills opposes an effort to preserve marriage as the union of one man and one woman in Minnesota, where the corporation is headquartered.
Tom Forsythe, vice president of corporate communications, echoed Powell’s thoughts claiming the proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage would hurt Minnesota’s economy. “For decades, General Mills has worked to create …
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) has formally launched a boycott of General Mills for its opposition to Minnesota’s Marriage Protection Amendment.
Voters in The North Star State will have a chance in November to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment that would bar anything other than traditional marriage. Jonathan Baker, a spokesman for NOM, explains why the boycott of General Mills has become necessary.
“General Mills came out in opposition to the Minnesota marriage amendment that protects marriage in the Minnesota Constitution as the union of one man and one woman, basically telling their employees and customers who believe …