Starbucks (SBUX +0.1%) finds itself in the middle of a pitched political battle after siding...

|About: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)|By:, SA News Editor

Starbucks (SBUX +0.1%) finds itself in the middle of a pitched political battle after siding with a number of other major companies in publicly supporting same-sex marriage legislation. So far it doesn't look like the controversy will dent sales, with online petitions supporting the company outnumbering those protesting the coffee chain by close to 12 to 1.