Microsoft Founders Donate $200K To Washington Marriage Equality Effort

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and co-founder Bill Gates have each donated $100,000 to the campaign to defend the state of Washington’s marriage equality law. Voters who support the law will be asked to vote Yes on Referendum 74 in November. Conservatives like the National Organization for Marriage will be hard-pressed to “Dump Microsoft” in protest should they attempt to do so, as PCs do not pour as easily as coffee and cereal.