Nike voices support for gay marriage in Oregon - CBS46 News

Nike voices support for gay marriage in Oregon

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Nike has announced that it supports a same-sex marriage initiative for Oregon and it has assembled a political action committee to raise money for the cause.

So far, the Nike Equality PAC has $280,000, including a $100,000 contribution from Nike Inc.

The announcement isn't completely unexpected; the company also supported Washington's gay marriage initiative when that state went through a similar vote.

Several other Oregon companies and sports teams have also voiced support for gay marriage, including Columbia Sportswear, the Trail Blazers, the Timbers and the Thorns.

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