Nike gay marriage PAC returns $180K

Nike gay marriage PAC returns $180K

The Nike Equality Political Action Committee, which supports the legalization of same-sex marriage, returned more than $180,000 to company executives.

The refunds came after a federal judge on May 19 legalized gay marriages in Oregon. The U.S. Supreme Court on June 4 then refused to hear an appeal of the decision.

Nike, a Washington-County base company, announced the formation of the PAC last November to support the initiative. The company contributed $100,000 and another $180,000 came from Nike executives.

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