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07/27/2012

Amazon founder kindles pro-equality fires

by Jeremy Hooper

Add online shopping to the National Organization For Marriage's growing list of no-nos:

Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon.com, and his wife, MacKenzie, have agreed to donate $2.5 million to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington State, instantly becoming among the largest financial backers of gay marriage rights in the country.
Amazon’s Founder Pledges $2.5 Million in Support of Same-Sex Marriage [NY Times]

Which reminds me, Amazon just placed the (newly edited, second edition) paperback version of my book on sale for a nice $9.35 (Kindle is at $9.50). I'm certainly happy to be working with a company that respects my marriage. Wonder if Maggie Gallagher will keep her book on the site?

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