Goldman Sachs


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Goldman Sachs is an investment banking firm.

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2nd Amendment
Goldman Sachs is listed as a corporate donor of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. The Center of American Progress has proposed sweeping new restrictions on guns and is in favor of stronger gun control. Goldman Sachs has funded the National Urban League and YWCA, both members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. (Center for American Progress Website, http://americanprogress.org/about/our-supporters/, Accessed 1/21/15) (Philip Rucker, “Liberal Think Tank Proposes Sweeping New Restrictions On Guns,” The Washington Post, 1/13/05) (The Goldman Sachs Foundation Tax Form 990, www.guidestar.org, 2011) (Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund Tax Form 990, www.guidestar.org, 2010)

Environment
Goldman Sachs is a partner of The Nature Conservancy, a liberal and active proponent of cap-and-trade and a carbon tax, Accessed 12/08/16.
Goldman Sachs is listed as a corporate donor of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. The Center for American Progress supports a carbon tax and other liberal environmental policies. Goldman Sachs signed a pledge to support liberal environmental policies concluding from the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris. (2015 Paris Climate Conference, Accessed 12/16/15) (Center for American Progress Website, https://www.americanprogress.org/about/c3-our-supporters/, Accessed 1/21/15) (Ryan Koronowski, “A Price Is Right: Carbon Tax Has Very Broad, Bipartisan Support (Outside Of Congress),” ThinkProgress, 5/8/13) (“Inside The Times,” The New York Times, 4/14/12)

Marriage
Goldman Sachs 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 02/07/17.
Goldman Sachs signed on to an amicus brief in favor of the Supreme Court overturning state bans on same-sex marriage in 2015. Goldman Sachs also signed on to an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in favor of overturning the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Goldman Sachs is listed as a corporate donor of the liberal think tank Center for American Progress. The Center for American Progress applauded the Supreme Court rulings against voter-enacted gay marriage ban and DOMA. (Brief of 379 Employers and Organizations as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, James Obergefell, et al. v. Richard Hodges et al., www.morganlewis.com, 2015) (Center for American Progress Website, https://www.americanprogress.org/about/c3-our-supporters/, Accessed 1/21/15) (CAP Website, http://americanprogress.org, Accessed 6/23/14) (HRC 2016 Corporate Equality Index, www.hrc.org, Accessed 12/16/15) (Bronze Partners, http://www.hrc.org, Accessed 3/19/15)

Life
Goldman Sachs directly matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 03/08/17.
Goldman Sachs contributes to Girls Inc., a pro-choice organization, Accessed 12/7/16.

Education
Goldman Sachs 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
Goldman Sachs sponsored the 2015 USHCC annual meeting, Accessed 6/22/16.
USHCC advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 6/22/16.

Religious Liberty
Goldman Sachs 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 02/07/17.