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Marriage

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Religious Liberty

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Corporate Welfare

General Electric Company (GE) is a diversified technology and financial services company. Products and services range from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, and household appliances to medical imaging.

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2nd Amendment
GE contributes to the Brady Campaign, which is opposed to Stand your Ground Laws and concealed carry, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the National Urban League, which supports a full repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to YWCA, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), which is an organization that opposes “Stand Your Ground” laws and opposes concealed carry, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is a pro-Second Amendment organization, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which supports the 2nd Amendment and the right for citizens to own, carry and use firearms, Accessed 9/01/16.

Environment
GE matches gifts to the Audubon Society, which supports the Clean Power Plan that includes support of a carbon tax, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to Greenpeace, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Nature Conservancy, which supports a carbon tax, cap-and-trade, and the liberal 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which is an organization that supports a carbon tax and also supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is opposed to extreme environmental overregulation and cap-and-trade, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage foundation, which opposes cap-and-trade and is opposed to a carbon tax, Accessed 9/01/16.

Marriage
GE received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 02/07/17.
GE signed on to an amicus brief in favor of the Supreme Court overturning state bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to YWCA, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to NARAL, which has publicly stated and advocated in favor of same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Salvation Army, a group supporting traditional marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which advocates for a traditional family structure, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which supports traditional marriage, Accessed 9/01/16.

Life
GE directly matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the Center for Reproductive Rights, which supports abortion, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to United Way chapters that donate to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to YWCA, which supports a woman’s right to choose, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE partners with Susan G. Komen, which funds Planned Parenthood programs, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN chapters, which fund Planned Parenthood programs, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE contributes to Girls Inc., a group supporting a woman’s right to choose, Accessed 12/7/16.
GE matches gifts to NARAL, which is a pro-choice advocacy group dedicated to expanding free access to abortion for all, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Salvation Army, a pro-life organization, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is an adamantly pro-life organization, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which is a pro-life organization, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to various pro-life organizations, such as local Right to Life chapters and Students for Life of America, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to pro-life pregnancy resource centers, such as Care Net, Accessed 9/01/16.

Education
GE contributes significantly to Achieve, Inc., which supports Common Core, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE is a member of Business Roundtable, which supports both Common Core and school choice, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is opposed to Common Core and supports school choice, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which supports school choice and opposes Common Core, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE 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
GE is a corporate partner and 2016 conference sponsor of USHCC, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to the National Urban League, which is a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is opposed to sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which opposes sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/01/16.

Religious Liberty
GE received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 02/07/17.
GE was part of a group of companies opposing religious liberty protections in Indiana in 2015, Accessed 9/01/16.
Indiana’s 2015 RFRA law affirmed religious liberty protections, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE Energy Connections is a member of Georgia Prospers, Accessed 9/01/16.
Georgia Prospers is a coalition of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 9/01/16.
In 2016, GE partnered with Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to oppose religious liberty protections in Mississippi, Accessed 7/21/16.
GE matches gifts to the National Urban League, which believes that religious liberty is a guise for conservatives to show their bias against the LGBT community, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to NARAL, which supports the violation of the 1st Amendment by forcing religious institutions to provide birth control and abortion services, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to Catholic Charities, which support RFRA, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to FRC, which is a staunch defender of religious liberty, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE matches gifts to The Heritage Foundation, which supports religious liberty, Accessed 9/01/16.
GE 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 8/12/16.

Corporate Welfare
GE advocates for the Ex-Im Bank to remain open, Accessed 9/01/16.