Bank of America


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Marriage

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Life

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Education

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Immigration

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Religious Liberty

Bank of America is one of the four largest banks in the United States based out of North Carolina. Bank of America is the parent company of the following brands: Merrill Lynch, US Trust Co., Security Pacific Bank, and others.

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2nd Amendment
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress (CAP), which is against national concealed carry, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to YWCA, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV). CSGV opposes “Stand Your Ground” laws and opposes concealed carry, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports a full repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 1/5/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which opposes the private individual’s right to bear arms, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Amnesty International, which opposes Stand Your Ground laws, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to CATO, which promotes and advocates in favor of the advancement of 2nd Amendment rights, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports the 2nd Amendment and the right for citizens to own, carry and use firearms, Accessed 2/7/17.

Environment
Bank of America is a signer of the Ceres Climate Declaration; Ceres is a business coalition that supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 05/17/17.
Bank of America contributes to the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), which is a liberal environmental group that supports cap and trade and and opposes the Keystone Pipeline, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Nature Conservancy, a liberal and active proponent of cap-and-trade and a carbon tax, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to the Environmental Defense Fund, which is an organization that supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to the World Wildlife Fund, which is a liberal environmental group that supports putting a price on carbon emissions, a carbon tax and also the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to the Sierra Club, which supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to the Audubon Society, which supports the Clean Power Plan that includes a carbon tax, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to CATO, which has spoken out against the carbon tax, also known as cap-and-trade, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes cap-and-trade and is opposed to a carbon tax, Accessed 2/7/17.

Marriage
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a partner of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), which is a liberal group that supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to YWCA, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which applauded the Supreme Court decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 1/5/17.
Bank of America contributes to NARAL, which has publicly stated and advocated in favor of same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to CATO, which spoke out in agreement with the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Amnesty International, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America supported same-sex marriage by signing an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn state marriage laws in Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), Accessed 6/5/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Salvation Army, which is a group supporting traditional marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.

Life
Bank of America is listed as a company that matches to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes and matches gifts to the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is a group working to protect abortion access, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America partners with Susan G. Komen, who continues to contribute to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America also has an official partnership with Susan G. Komen that guarantees $3 million in conjunction with its Pink Ribbon Banking credit card and checking program from June 2015 through December 2020. Susan G. Komen has received more than $7 million from Bank of America from this program since 2009, and Komen contributes to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to United Way chapters that donate to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 06/08/17.
Bank of America contributes to YWCA, which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Girls, Inc., which is a pro-abortion organization , Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports abortion as an equal right for women, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to NARAL, which is a pro-abortion advocacy group dedicated to expanding free access to abortion for all, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which supports abortion rights, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Amnesty International whose “My Body, My Rights” campaign advocates for abortion, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Salvation Army, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 2/7/17.

Education
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports the implementation of Common Core and calls it “American as Apple Pie,” and is opposed to school choice, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 1/5/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which opposes school choice, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a member of Business Roundtable, which supports both Common Core and school choice, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to CATO, which promotes and advocates in favor of the advancement of school choice, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports school choice, and opposes Common Core, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the Bipartisan Policy Center, an organization that advocates for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Accessed 04/11/17.

Immigration
Bank of America is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to and sponsored the 2017 La Raza annual banquet, Accessed 5/23/17.
La Raza advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.
Bank of America is also on the Board of Advisors for La Raza, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate partner and sponsored the 2015 USHCC annual meeting. USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America funds the Hispanic Federation, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of  the National Urban League, which is a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 1/5/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which opposed state legislation prohibiting the creation of sanctuary cities and support sanctuary cities overall, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes sanctuary cities, Accessed 2/7/17.

Religious Liberty
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, which advocates for sweeping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protections at the federal level and undermines 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America serves as an HRC corporate sponsor, which is the nation’s largest supporter of same-sex marriage, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a member of Georgia Prospers, a coalition of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a sponsor of Equality CA, which is a coalition of businesses in favor of stripping religious liberty, Accessed 2/7/17.
Company X joined a coalition of companies in signing Equality North Carolina’s letter, calling for the repeal of HB 2, Accessed 6/20/17.
Bank of America is a corporate sponsor of the National Urban League, which believes that religious liberty is a guise for conservatives to show their bias against the LGBT community, Accessed 1/5/17.
Bank of America contributes to NARAL, which supports the violation of the 1st Amendment by forcing religious institutions to provide birth control and abortion services, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which is opposed to religious liberty and RFRA laws, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to ACLU, which supports the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty, but also supports transgender bathroom policies, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Amnesty International, which believes that religious liberty is a guise for conservatives to show their bias against the LGBT community, and also opposes Religious Freedom Restoration Acts including bathroom bills, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to CATO, which promotes and advocates in favor of the advancement and preservation of religious liberty, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to Catholic Charities, which support RFRA, Accessed 2/7/17.
Bank of America contributes to The Heritage Foundation, which supports religious liberty, Accessed 2/7/17.

Bank of America Brands Include:
Merrill Lynch, Merrill Edge, US Trust Co., LBC, FIA Card Services, Security Pacific Bank, Seafirst Bank, GALCO B.V., C&S National Bank, Incapital, EBAN