Charlie Kirk is the founder of Turning Point USA, an American conservative nonprofit organization. In his Twitter bio, he refers to himself as a "proud capitalist." AllSides gives Kirk a
media bias rating of Right following a July 2019 independent review of Kirk's Twitter account and writings by an AllSides staffer. We give this bias rating with low or initial confidence.
According to his tweets (reviewed on July 11, 2019), Kirk believes that illegal immigration hurts black Americans. He opposes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's plan to shut down the Department of Homeland Security,, and has criticized prominent Democrats including Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ihan Omar (D-MN). He also criticized Obama-era judges.
His organization, Turning Point USA, states that its mission is to “identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote fiscal responsibility, free markets and limited government. Since the founding, Turning Point USA has embarked on a mission to build the most organized, active, and powerful conservative grassroots activist network on college campuses across the country. With a presence on over 1,300 college campuses and high schools across the country, Turning Point USA is the largest and fastest growing youth organization in America."
Turning Point USA's Professor Watchlist. Its mission is to "expose and document college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom."