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New Scorecard Rates Businesses on Free Speech, Religious Freedom Support



UnnamedWriting at World magazine, radio host Erick Erickson discusses a new corporate scorecard he calls a “mechanism for exposing corporate America’s progressivism,” which rates businesses on their support of free speech and religious freedom.

The scoreord is a response to big businesses increasingly using their economic clout to force governments to pass laws favoring social policies the managers and activist groups want, and which stockholders and customers may dislike intensely.

Erickson writes,

The non-profit legal organization Alliance Defending Freedom and the Christian investing and financial technology firm Inspire Investing have jointly decided to join the scorecard business with their Viewpoint Diversity Score. This action uses the tactics of progressive organizations like the Human Rights Campaign to counterbalance their influence on corporate America. Together, ADF and Inspire have rated 50 of the Fortune 1000 companies on their commitment to free speech and religious freedom. Publicly traded social media companies like Meta (Facebook) and Twitter are on the list. So too are financial groups like Bank of America that often process or might refuse to process transactions of groups based on their political views….



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