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

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.
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  • Plfokie
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    I am a shareholder and a Starbucks addict. I don't care what their social agenda is in this case.
    26 Mar 2012, 02:28 PM Reply Like
  • Poor Texan
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    Getting to be a moot point as most people seem to be skipping marriage in favor of cohabitation. I guess polygamy is the next frontier.
    26 Mar 2012, 07:20 PM Reply Like
  • jspecht
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    Never more proud to be a Starbucks shareholder.!
    27 Mar 2012, 01:23 AM Reply Like
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