Twitter


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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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Religious Liberty

Twitter is an online social networking service. Twitter became incorporated in 2007. Today, Twitter has 284 million active monthly users and 77% of accounts are outside of the U.S. Twitter headquarters are in San Francisco, CA.

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2nd Amendment
Twitter has remained neutral on 2nd Amendment issues.

Environment 
Twitter has remained neutral on environmental issues.

Marriage 
Twitter signed on to an amicus brief in favor of the Supreme Court overturning state bans on same-sex marriage. Twitter also signed on to an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in favor of overturning the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s ban on same-sex marriage. (Brief of 379 Employers and Organizations as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, James Obergefell, et al. v. Richard Hodges et al., www.morganlewis.com, 2015) (Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States, No 12-307, www.americanbenefitscouncil.org, 02/27/13)

Life 
Twitter has contributed Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization. (Twitter Blog, www.blog.twitter.com, Accessed 1/29/15)  (Catholic Charities USA Website, http://catholiccharitiesusa.org/principles-catholic-social-teaching/, Accessed 3/17/14)

Education
Twitter has remained neutral on the issue of education.

Religious Liberty
Twitter was part of a group of companies opposing religious liberty protections in Indiana in 2015, Accessed 6/23/16.
Indiana’s 2015 RFRA law affirmed religious liberty protections, Accessed 6/23/16.
Twitter is a member of Georgia Prospers, Accessed 06/23/16.
Georgia Prospers is a coalition of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 06/23/16.
TIAA CREF is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, Accessed 9/01/16.
The Equality Act advocates for sweeping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protections at the federal level and undermines 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 9/01/16.
Twitter is a member of Freedom Massachusetts, Accessed 8/24/16. Freedom Massachusetts advocates for transgender bathroom bills, Accessed 8/24/16.
Twitter is a member of Equality NC, Accessed 12/6/16.
Equality NC is a coaltion of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 12/6/16.