Blue Cross Blue Shield


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2nd Amendment

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Environment

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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

Blue Cross Blue Shield is an insurance agency for both hospital and physician services.

2nd Amendment
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress (CAP), which is against national concealed carry, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield has been listed by the NRA as a company that directly lends corporate support to gun control initiatives or has taken a position supporting gun control, Accessed 02/20/17.

Environment 
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 02/20/17.

Marriage 
Several Blue Cross Blue Shield entities received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which applauded the Supreme Court decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts also signed a filing to the Supreme Court asking it to overturn California’s ban of same-sex marriage, Accessed 02/20/17.

Life
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports abortion as an equal right for women, Accessed 02/20/17.

Education
Blue Cross Blue Shield 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 02/20/17.

Immigration
Blue Cross Blue Shield 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 02/20/17.
BCBS is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield sponsored the 2015 USHCC annual meeting; USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 06/22/16.

Religious Liberty
Several Blue Cross Blue Shield entities received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which is opposed to religious liberty and RFRA laws, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a partner of Equality New Mexico, which opposes any and all religious liberty exemptions for private businesses and supports transgender bathroom policies, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a member of the Michigan Competitive Workforce Coalition (MichCWC), which opposed religious liberty protections (RFRA) in Michigan in 2015, and is a coalition advocating for SOGI protections that violate 1st Amendment freedoms & religious liberty, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield sponsored the 2016 Equality CA annual meeting; Equality CA is a coalition of businesses in favor of stripping religious liberty, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a member of Freedom Massachusetts, which advocates for transgender bathroom bills, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield is a member of Equality South Dakota, which advocates for SOGI protections which violate religious liberty protections, Accessed 02/20/17.
Blue Cross Blue Shield partners with One Community in Arizona, which is a coalition advocating for SOGI protections which violates 1st Amendment freedoms & religious liberty, Accessed 02/20/17.