Chipotle Mexican Grill is an American chain of restaurants that specializes in burritos and tacos.
Responding to a petition from the liberal anti-gun group Moms Demand Action, Chipotle released a statement asking its customers not to bring firearms in to their restaurants. According to CNN Money, Chipotle “bowed down” to pressure from the Michael Bloomberg backed group. However, Chipotle still complies with local and state gun laws. (Candice Choi, “Chipotle Takes Bold Stand Against Guns”, The Huffington Post, 5/19/14) (Aaron Smith, “The Mom Behind Target’s Gun Ban,” CNN Money, 10/8/14)
Chipotle has remained neutral on environmental issues.
Chipotle publicly supported the Supreme Court’s 2015 Obergefell decision. (Chipotle after gay marriage decision: ‘Homo Estas?’ Accessed 4/25/16). Chipotle received a score of 70 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index. (HRC 2016 Corporate Equality Index, Accessed 12/16/15)
Chipotle has partnered with United Way, who has funded Planned Parenthood programs. (Smith, Nolan Patrick, “Chipotle and United Way Brighten the Holidays”, highdesertdaily.com, 12/10/11)
Chipotle has remained neutral on the issue of education.