The same three companies collectively donated $1 million-plus to lawmakers who voted against the Equality Act.
As brands take to Twitter to celebrate Pride, many of the same companies donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to politicians who voted against expanded LGBTQ protections.
In February, the vast majority of Republicans in the House of Representatives voted against the Equality Act, which aims to expand LGBTQ protections.
SEC filings show that some of the best-known companies in the US, including McDonald's, Walmart, and Amazon, have donated significant sums to politicians who voted against the bill.
In recent years, many companies' PACs — including Walmart, Amazon, and McDonald's — have moved toward a 50/50 split between Democrat and Republican donations.
Companies donate to politicians' campaigns hoping to influence lawmakers on legislation that might impact business, from immigration to minimum wages.
Walmart, Amazon, and McDonald's collectively donated over $1 million to lawmakers who voted against the Equality Act. »