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PayPal is an e-commerce company that allows customers and merchants to transfer money through the internet by computer or smartphone.  It is also the parent company of Venmo, Bill Me Later, Xoom, Braintree, and others.

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2nd Amendment
PayPal prohibits transactions that include ammunition, firearms, or certain firearm parts or accessories, Accessed 10/06/16.

Environment
PayPal contributes to the Sierra Club, which supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 10/06/16.
PayPal contributes to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which is a liberal environmental group that supports a carbon tax and also supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 10/06/16.

Marriage
PayPal received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 02/10/17.
PayPal publicly supported the 2015 Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, Accessed 10/06/16.
Paypal contributes to The Salvation Army, which is a group supporting traditional marriage, Accessed 10/06/16.

Life
PayPal is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 04/04/17.
PayPal contributes directly to Susan G. Komen, which funds Planned Parenthood, Accessed 10/06/16.
PayPal contributes to The Salvation Army, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 10/06/16.

Education
No information can be found to indicate advocacy for or against education issues.

Immigration
PayPal contributes to La Raza, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 6/5/17.

Religious Liberty 
PayPal received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 02/10/17.
PayPal is a member of Freedom Massachusetts, Accessed 8/24/16.
Freedom Massachusetts advocates for transgender bathroom bills, Accessed 8/24/16.
PayPal joined a coalition of companies in signing Equality North Carolina’s letter, calling for the repeal of HB 2, Accessed 6/20/17.
PayPal partners with One Community in Arizona, which is a coalition advocating for SOGI protections which violates 1st Amendment freedoms & religious liberty, Accessed06/12/17.

PayPal Brands Include:
Bill Me Later, Venmo, Xoom, Braintree, Tradera, Paydiant, Zong Mobile Payments

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