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America Online is an online mass media corporation based in New York City. AOL generates an annual revenue of more than $2 billion and is owned by Verizon Communications and AOL Holdings LLC. AOL is the parent company of the following brands Huffington Post, Map Quest, Adtech, and others.

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

Environment
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which supports cap and trade, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to the National Wildlife Federation, which supports cap-and-trade and opposes the Keystone Pipeline, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Nature Conservancy, which supports cap-and-trade and the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to the Sierra Club, which supports cap and trade, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to World Wildlife Fund, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, signed a pledge supporting liberal environmental policies concluding from the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which is opposed to extreme environmental overregulation and cap-and-trade, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes cap-and-trade and is opposed to a carbon tax, Accessed 03/06/17.

Marriage
AOL’s parent company, 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.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to the YWCA, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Salvation Army, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which advocates for a traditional family structure, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 03/06/17.

Life
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, 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 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to Girls Inc., a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to Susan G. Komen, which continues to fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to Girls Inc., a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to the YWCA, which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Salvation Army, a pro-life organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which is an adamantly pro-life organization, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 03/06/17.

Education
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is a member of Business Roundtable, which supports both Common Core and school choice, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which is opposed to Common Core and supports school choice, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which is opposed to Common Core and supports school choice, Accessed 03/06/17.

Immigration
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, also sponsored the 2016 UnidosUS, formerly known as La Raza, annual banquet, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, is a corporate partner and sponsor of the 2016 USHCC annual meeting. USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, funds the Hispanic Federation, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, 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.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which is opposed to sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes sanctuary cities, Accessed 03/06/17.

Religious Liberty
AOL’s parent company, 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.
AOL’s parent company, 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.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to Catholic Charities, which support RFRA, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to FRC, which is a staunch defender of religious liberty, Accessed 03/06/17.
AOL’s parent company, Verizon, contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports religious liberty, Accessed 03/06/17.

AOL Brands Include:
Huffington Post, Map Quest, Adtech, Millenial Media, 5 Min Media, Advertising.com, Adapt TV