If Paypal Followed Its Word, The Company Would Ask This Board Member To Resign

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PayPal announced this week that it is canceling plans to open up an office in North Carolina due to a law that restricted people to use the biologically correct bathroom. The problem is one of its board members funds and supports politicians who agree with North Carolina’s law.

Scott Bannister, Paypal board member, donated $3 million to a pro-Kentucky Sen. [crscore]Rand Paul[/crscore] Super PAC and endorsed the Kentucky senator when he was in the presidential race. In 2013, Paul voted against a law that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against gay or transgender individuals.

Since Paul has dropped out of the race, Bannister has endorsed Texas Sen. [crscore]Ted Cruz[/crscore]. Cruz is a staunch social conservative who has attacked the federal government for getting wanting to allow a teenage boy to shower with girls. Cruz has said, “my five year-old… knows there’s a difference between boys and girls.”

In their statement announcing the cancellation of their plans to open an office in North Carolina, PayPal said it will “stand firm in our commitment.” PayPal has not responded to a Daily Caller request for comment about whether Bannister will be asked to resign. (RELATED:Malaysia Jails Gays But PayPal Still Opened An Office There)