<div dir="ltr">I don't think that is technically true. You cannot directly support or oppose a campaign but voter education IS allowed<input name="virtru-metadata" type="hidden" value="{"email-policy":{"state":"closed","expirationUnit":"days","disableCopyPaste":false,"disablePrint":false,"disableForwarding":false,"expires":false,"isManaged":false},"attachments":{}}"><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/charitable-organizations/the-restriction-of-political-campaign-intervention-by-section-501-c-3-tax-exempt-organizations">https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/charitable-organizations/the-restriction-of-political-campaign-intervention-by-section-501-c-3-tax-exempt-organizations</a><br></div><div><br></div><div>and also from a lobbyist standpoint, public education is also permitted but it starts getting hairy when you start asking people to contact their legal representatives</div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/lobbying">https://www.irs.gov/charities-non-profits/lobbying</a><br></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 1:30 PM, Tiffany Long <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:tiffany.long@owasp.org" target="_blank">tiffany.long@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">Arturo, <br><img src="https://tracking.cirrusinsight.com/track?guid=aab20cb3-a108-42aa-a9aa-9bac4359fb87&userid=005U0000006AIGXIA4" width="1" height="1" border="0"><div><br></div><div>Due to domestic and international laws governing non-profits and our <span style="font-weight:bold;color:rgb(106,106,106);font-family:roboto,arial,sans-serif">501(c</span><span style="color:rgb(84,84,84);font-family:roboto,arial,sans-serif">)(3) status in the US Chapters are not allowed to advocate political or policy positions nor can they sign contracts for the foundation. </span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(84,84,84);font-family:roboto,arial,sans-serif"><br></span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(84,84,84);font-family:roboto,arial,sans-serif">Best, </span></div><div><span style="color:rgb(84,84,84);font-family:roboto,arial,sans-serif">Tiffany</span></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><span class="HOEnZb"><font color="#888888"><br clear="all"><div><div class="m_827382734107199826gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr">Tiffany Long<div><font size="1">Community Manager  </font></div></div></div></div></font></span><div><div class="h5">
<br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 10:23 AM, Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:buanzo@buanzo.com.ar" target="_blank">buanzo@buanzo.com.ar</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">If I may drop an opinion, each OWASP *US* Chapter should be free to speak out, if the chapter's leadership so vote/decide/etc it. And OWASP should not need to declare that chapters are free to speak up, I think.<br><br></div><div class="m_827382734107199826HOEnZb"><div class="m_827382734107199826h5"><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 2:44 PM, Tony Turner <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:tony.turner@owasp.org" target="_blank">tony.turner@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">I personally think we should avoid political activity unless it impacts our mission. If there are US based activities in support of the OWASP mission that are hampered by the ban then we should speak up, but otherwise stay out of it. For instance, if 90 days extends longer into the year and prevents foreign attendees from coming to AppSecUSA (or other activities, but I'm laser focused on Orlando right now) then that creates impact for our organization and our mission as a whole. That being said, I think there are ways to support our colleagues abroad without condemning the current US political leadership. <input name="virtru-metadata" value="{"email-policy":{"state":"closed","expirationUnit":"days","disableCopyPaste":false,"disablePrint":false,"disableForwarding":false,"expires":false,"isManaged":false},"attachments":{}}" type="hidden"></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div><div class="m_827382734107199826m_-2155997121756480616h5">On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 10:55 AM, Larry Conklin <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:larry.conklin@owasp.org" target="_blank">larry.conklin@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br></div></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div><div class="m_827382734107199826m_-2155997121756480616h5"><div dir="ltr"><div><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align:left;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.5;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14.67px"><p>Personally I am torn here. Yes I want America safe. However I don't really see the value in a 90 days travel band is going to make America any safer.  Mozilla has spoken up against it. They are in many ways a community like ours. Should OWASP also go on record for support or against the travel ban?</p><p><br></p><p><em>This past weekend the Trump Administration signed an executive order to temporarily suspend travel into the United States for individuals from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya. This is troubling for us as a community on many levels.</em></p></td></tr><tr><td style="line-height:20px;font-size:20px"><em> </em></td></tr><tr><td style="text-align:left;color:rgb(0,0,0);line-height:1.5;font-family:arial,sans-serif;font-size:14.67px"><em>Mozilla is a global community of people sharing ideas and working together. We believe in opportunity for all, freedom of ideas, and that multiculturalism is crucial to building a true global community. This is why Mozilla has taken a public position against the US immigration ban. </em></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div><br></div><div><br></div><div><a href="https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2017/01/28/us-immigration-ban/" target="_blank">https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/<wbr>2017/01/28/us-immigration-ban/</a></div></div>
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