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The business case for same-sex marriage


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People who oppose marriage equality for other reasons often claim it costs too much, as if gay people were somehow taking up more than their fair share of society's resources. The CFO of Price Waterhouse Coopers helped file an amicus brief to the Supreme Court, explaining that the patchwork of marriage laws in this country ends up costing business a lot more than you'd think.

All told, marriage inequality is estimated to cost the private sector $1.3 billion in 2015. That’s $3.5 million per day.

That's a lot of money. 

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