A letter urging gun control regulation was published on Thursday by the CEOs of 145 major companies, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
The letter was co-signed by all 145 CEOs, and directed at the Senate. “Doing nothing about America’s gun violence crisis is simply unacceptable and it is time to stand with the American public on gun safety,” the letter says.
Notably missing from the group were tech’s biggest companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft.
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Chief executives from 145 major US companies, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, sent a letter to Senate leaders on Thursday urging the lawmakers to support “common sense gun laws.”
The letter was attributed to some of America’s biggest companies, including Levi Strauss and Gap, but there were some particularly notable absences: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon.
According to a report in the New York Times, executives at both Google and Facebook debated whether to join the group — and ultimately declined.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly “decided that activism on this issue would only intensify the spotlight” on his company, and Google …read more
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