CEA's Shapiro Supports Marriage Decision
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) issued a statement Friday in which president and CEO Gary Shapiro praised the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide.
“Today is a great day for our nation. The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage across all 50 states not only is a step forward for equality and humanity, it allows American businesses to attract the best employees without regard to the marriage laws of their state," Shapiro said. "Our national success comes in part for our diversity which helps us be the most innovative country in the world. Diversity is positive in this decision for my nation's highest court recognizes that a person should not be discriminated against on the basis of their sexuality."
“A progressive and inclusive view of marriage is a pro-business, pro-innovation policy, and we applaud the Supreme Court for this monumental decision.”