Verizon


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2nd Amendment

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Environment

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Marriage

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Life

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Education

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Immigration

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Religious Liberty

Verizon is one of the largest wireless networks, a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.  Verizon Communications is also the parent network of AOL, Alltel, Intel, and more.

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2nd Amendment
Verizon is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which promotes a repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon contributes to the Family Research Council (FRC), which is a pro-Second Amendment organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports the 2nd Amendment and the right for citizens to own, carry and use firearms, Accessed 8/08/17.

Environment
Verizon contributes to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which supports cap and trade, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to the National Wildlife Federation, which supports cap-and-trade and opposes the Keystone Pipeline, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Nature Conservancy, which supports cap-and-trade and the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to the Sierra Club, which supports cap and trade, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to World Wildlife Fund, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon signed a pledge supporting liberal environmental policies concluding from the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which is opposed to extreme environmental overregulation and cap-and-trade, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes cap-and-trade and is opposed to a carbon tax, Accessed 8/08/17.

Marriage
Verizon supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 6/5/17.
Verizon received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and served as an HRC Dinner sponsor. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 6/21/17.
Verizon is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon contributes to the YWCA, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Salvation Army, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which advocates for a traditional family structure, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 8/08/17.

Life
Verizon is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon contributes to March of Dimes, which donates to organizations that advise and promote abortion and donates to Planned Parenthood via a MOD Chapter, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to Girls Inc., a pro-abortion organization, 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to Susan G. Komen, which continues to fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to Girls Inc., a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to the YWCA, which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Salvation Army, a pro-life organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which is an adamantly pro-life organization, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 8/08/17.

Education
Verizon is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon is a member of Business Roundtable, which supports both Common Core and school choice, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which is opposed to Common Core and supports school choice, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which is opposed to Common Core and supports school choice, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon is a corporate supporter of the Bipartisan Policy Center, an organization that advocates for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Accessed 04/11/17.

Immigration
Verizon is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon is a sponsor for the League of United Latin American Citizen’s (LULAC) 2017 National Gala, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 8/14/17.
Verizon contributes to and sponsored the 2017 to UnidosUS, formerly known as La Raza, annual banquet, Accessed 5/23/17.
UnidosUS, formerly known as La Raza advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.
Verizon is a corporate partner and sponsor of the 2016 USHCC annual meeting. USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon funds the Hispanic Federation, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which is a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which is opposed to sanctuary cities, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes sanctuary cities, Accessed 8/08/17.

Religious Liberty
Verizon sponsored the 2016 Equality CA annual meeting; Equality CA is a coalition of businesses in favor of stripping religious liberty, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon is a sponsor of the LA LGBT Center, which advocates for the Equality Act which has sweeping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protections at the federal level, undermining 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 03/06/17.
Verizon received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and served as an HRC Dinner sponsor. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 05/02/17.
Verizon contributes to Catholic Charities, which support RFRA, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to FRC, which is a staunch defender of religious liberty, Accessed 8/08/17.
Verizon contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports religious liberty, Accessed 8/08/17.

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AOL, Fleetmatics Group, XO Communications, Terremark, EdgeCast, International Computer Security Association, Alltel, C&P Telephone, Vodafone, RedBox, Intel, New York Telephone, Omniroot, Bell Atlantic

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