Verizon


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Marriage

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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, Yahoo! and more.

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2nd Amendment
Verizon contributed to the Family Research Council (FRC) and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, who are pro-Second Amendment organizations, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to YWCA and ACLU in 2015, which are members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), an organization that opposes “Stand Your Ground” laws and opposes concealed carry, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon donates to the National Urban League, which promotes a repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws. Accessed 12/9/19.

Environment
Verizon contributed to the National Audubon Society, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), The Nature Conservancy, the Sierra Club, World Wildlife Fund, and National Wildlife Federation in 2016, which respectively support cap and trade, carbon tax and the 2015 Paris climate deal, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon signed a pledge supporting liberal environmental policies concluding from the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to FRC and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which are opposed to extreme environmental overregulation and cap-and-trade, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.

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 12/9/19.
Verizon received a score of 90 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index (down from 100 in 2018) and served as an HRC Dinner sponsor. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to the YWCA, SPLC, and ACLU in 2016, which support same-sex marriage, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to FRC, The Salvation Army, and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which advocate for a traditional family structure, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon is a corporate partner of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), which supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 12/9/19.

Life
Verizon contributed to Girls Inc. in 2015, a pro-abortion organization, but did not this year. 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to March of Dimes, YWCA, ACLU, and Susan G. Komen in 2016, which donates to organizations that advise and promote abortion and donates to Planned Parenthood via a MOD Chapter, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to The Salvation Army and Catholic Charities in 2016, pro-life organizations, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to FRC and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which are adamantly pro-life organizations, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon directly contributed to Planned Parenthood this year. Accessed 12/9/19.

Education
Verizon contributed to FRC and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which are opposed to Common Core and support school choice, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to ACLU in 2016, which opposes school choice, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.

Immigration
Verizon contributed to FRC and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which are opposed to sanctuary cities, but it did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to ACLU in 2016, which supports sanctuary cities, but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon is a sponsor for the League of United Latin American Citizen’s (LULAC) 2019 National Gala, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributes to and sponsored the 2019 to UnidosUS, formerly known as La Raza, annual banquet. It is also on the Corporate Board of Advisors Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributes to UnidosUS, and is on the Corporate Board of Advisors, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon is a corporate partner and sponsor of the 2019 USHCC annual meeting. USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon funds the Hispanic Federation, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon donates to the American Red Cross and the League of United Latin American Citizens, both of which support illegal immigration. Accessed 12/9/19.

Religious Liberty
Verizon contributed to Catholic Charities, FRC, and The Heritage Foundation in 2015, which support RFRA, and religious liberty but did not this year. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to ACLU in 2016, which supports the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty, but also supports transgender bathroom policies. It also opposes RFRA laws and supports the Do Not Harm Act. Verizon did not support the ACLU. Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon contributed to the SPLC in 2016, which labels Christian organizations, like Family Research Council, as hate groups, Accessed 12/9/19.
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 12/9/19.
Verizon received a score of 90 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index (down from 100 in 2018) and served as an HRC Dinner sponsor. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, a national sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) accommodation mandate that would undermine 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 12/9/19.
Verizon donates to churches and religious schools. Accessed 12/9/19.

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