Columbia Sportswear and CEO Tim Boyle will support the proposed 2014 initiative to repeal the ban and legalize same sex marriage in Oregon.
Several privately-held companies have announced their support for the measure but Columbia, which posted $1.7 billion in revenues last year, is by far the biggest company to take a stand.
"It doesn't make any sense to exclude people from the constitutional rights they should have," Boyle says. "Frankly, this should have happened a long time ago."
Read more at Willamette Week.