3/22/2013 05:30:00 PM

Quote of the Day: Starbucks CEO Stands Up for Marriage Equality

Howard Schultz, Image via Starbucks

"If you feel, respectfully, that you can get a higher return than the 38 percent you got last year, it’s a free country. You can sell your shares of Starbucks and buy shares in another company. Thank you very much."

-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz retorting to a shareholder who knocked his decision to support marriage equality as it supposedly damaged stock prices. [FT via VV]


  1. He didn't stand up for anything, he PUT DOWN traditional marriage. He needs to be sued for Hate crimes.

    1. Oh brother...shut up..

    2. I'm offended by his comments. Starbucks will not have my business anymore.

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