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Employers back equality

With the gay marriage ban before the U.S. Supreme Court this week, the list of corporations calling to lift the ban reads like the S&P 500.

Companies joining in the Respect for Marriage coalition and arguing “same-sex couples deserve to be treated equally” include:

Citigroup, Microsoft, Apple, Intel Corp., Goldman Sachs, Verizon, Morgan Stanley, Marriott, Cisco Systems, Alcoa, Cummins Inc.,

Aetna, Walt Disney Co., Levi Strauss, Pfizer, Hewlett-Packard, Ernst & Young, Xerox, Johnson & Johnson and many more.