US corporate giants back gay marriage

Major companies such as Google oppose Defence of Marriage Act, signalling shift in culture.

Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 06:27
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The US Supreme Court takes up the issue of gay marriage this week, specifically whether or not a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is constitutional.

It is called the Defence of Marriage Act, and nearly 300 companies are taking a stand against it, calling it bad for business.

From Google to Goldman Sachs, major companies are on board, signalling a shift in corporate culture.

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York city.


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