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Microsoft is an American technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington that manufactures various products.  Microsoft is also the parent company of the following brands: LinkedIn, Rare, MileIQ, and more.

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2nd Amendment
Microsoft matches to the Brady Campaign, which is opposed to Stand your Ground Laws and concealed carry, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress (CAP), which is against national concealed carry, Accessed 8/11/16.

Environment
Microsoft is a partner of The Nature Conservancy, a liberal and active proponent of cap-and-trade and a carbon tax, Accessed 12/08/16.
Microsoft a signer of the Ceres Climate Declaration; Ceres is a business coalition that supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 05/17/17.
Microsoft supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 06/12/17.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 8/11/16.

Marriage
Microsoft 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.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which applauded the Supreme Court decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a corporate sponsor and dinner sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 2/1/17.

Life
Microsoft is listed as a company that directly matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 10/06/16.
Microsoft contributes to the Center for Reproductive Rights, which supports abortion, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft contributes to Girls, Inc., which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN chapters, which fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports abortion as an equal right for women, Accessed 8/11/16.

Education
Microsoft is a corporate contributor to Achieve, Inc., which is a liberal educational organization that supports Common Core, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports the implementation of Common Core and calls it “American as Apple Pie,” and is opposed to school choice, Accessed 8/11/16.

Immigration
Microsoft is a corporate partner and sponsored the 2015 USHCC annual meeting. USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which opposed state legislation prohibiting the creation of sanctuary cities and support sanctuary cities overall, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft 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.

Religious Liberty

Microsoft is a sponsor for Equality California’s 2017 annual event. Equality CA is a coalition of businesses in favor of stripping religious liberty, Accessed 8/29/17.
Microsoft Corporation is a member of Georgia Prospers, Accessed 8/11/16.
Georgia Prospers is a coalition of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft is a member of Washington Won’t Discriminate, Accessed 7/29/16.
Washington Won’t Discriminate advocates for transgender bathroom laws which violate religious liberty protections, Accessed 7/29/16.
Microsoft is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which is opposed to religious liberty and RFRA laws, Accessed 8/11/16.
Microsoft 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.
Microsoft joined a coalition of companies in signing Equality North Carolina’s letter, calling for the repeal of HB 2, Accessed 6/20/17.
Microsoft is a partner of Tennessee Thrives, Accessed 12/14/16.
Tennessee Thrives is a coalition advocating against state religious liberty protections and exemptions, Accessed 12/14/16.
Microsoft is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 2/1/17.

Microsoft Brands Include:
Yammer, Mojang, StorSimple, Xamarin, LinkedIn, Avanade, Rare, MileIQ, Razorfish, Revolution Analytics, ProClarity, Tellme Networks, DICE Los Angeles, Parature, Perceptive Pixel, Maluuba, Adallom, Powerset, VoloMetrix, Danger, Inc., Massive, Inc., Secure Islands, Havok, Pando Networks, Lynda.com, PointDrive

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