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$2.5 million: The amount of money pledged by Amazon.com founder and president Jeff Bezos and his wife, author MacKenzie Bezos, "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."With the gift, the couple have doubled the money available to the proponents of Referendum 74, which would legalize same-sex marriage in the state by affirming a law that passed the Legislature this year.
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Jeff Bezos Dumps 2.5 Million Dollars into WA State's Marriage Equality Campaign

United States / Seattle : Slog (2 years ago)

WOW. 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 back... Read Post

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Pledges $2.5 Million In Support Of Gay Marriage

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $2.5 million to help pass a same-sex marriage referendum in Washington State, according to the New York Times. The couple’s donation makes them the largest... Read Post

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Pledges $2.5 Million For Same-Sex Marriage

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (2 years ago)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $2.5 million to help pass Washington State’s same-sex marriage referendum, after receiving a request from a former Amazon staffer. The donation, the largest contributio... Read Post


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