EA Joins HRC Business Coalition Seeking Defense of Marriage Act Repeal

January 29, 2013 -

Electronic Arts announced that it has joined a coalition of businesses forming a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to end federal discrimination against legally married gay and lesbian couples via the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The company is taking part in the "The Business Coalition for DOMA Repeal" effort, which includes a number of Fortune 500 companies that seek marriage equality for everyone through what it calls "Respect for Marriage Act."

The HRC's current efforts can be found in detail here.

Other companies involved in the coalition include Marriott, A|X Armani Exchange, Aetna Inc., Biogen Idec, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Diageo North America, eBay Inc., Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLC, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Replacements, Ltd., Sun Life Financial U.S., and Thomson Reuters.

Electronic Arts joined a similar coalition back in July of 2012 and signed onto an amicus brief to oppose DOMA.


 
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