La Senza is a Canadian lingerie and intimate apparel company that is owned by L Brands and Victoria’s Secret.
2nd Amendment Rights
Limited Brands Foundation funds the National Urban League and the YWCA, both are part of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. According to the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, “The insurrectionist ideology promoted by the NRA and other pro-gun groups is corrosive to the democratic values and institutions that protect the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.” In 2011, the foundation made a donation to the League of Women Voters who supports federal measures to limit accessibility and ownership of firearms by private citizens. (Limited Brands Foundation Tax Form 990, www.guidestar.org, 2011) (Coalition To Stop Gun Violence Website, http://csgv.org/about-us/member-organizations/, Accessed 11/20/13) (Coalition To Stop Gun Violence Website, http://csgv.org/issues/, Accessed 11/20/13) (League of Women Voters Website, http://www.lwv.org/content/gun-control, Accessed 5/7/14)
Limited Brands Foundation partners with the liberal group Ceres through its BICEP program, which supports extreme policies such as cap-and-trade. (Eva Sohl, “Support Carbon Cap And Trade System,” Lincoln Journal Star, www.journalstar.com, 4/4/09) (“Ceres and Region’s Top Companies Tout Benefits of Carbon-Efficient Energy Deal,” www.ceres.org, 2/7/12) (Tripoli, Stephen, “Limited Brands Joins Growing BICEP Coalition of Corporate Advocates for Strong Energy & Climate Policies”, www.ceres.org, 01/26/12)
In 2004, Limited Brands Foundation opposed Ohio’s State Issue 1, a constitutional amendment to limit marriage to a man and a woman. Limited Brands received a score of 95 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index. (HRC 2016 Corporate Equality Index, www.hrc.org, Accessed 12/16/15) (Darrel Rowland, www.dispatch.com, The Columbus Dispatch, 10/4/04) (Limited Brands Foundation Tax Form 990, www.guidestar.org, 2011)
Limited Brands Foundation directly donates to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 10/05/16.
In addition, they have supported Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and United Way, both of which funded Planned Parenthood programs. In 2011, the Limited Brands Foundation donated to the League of Women Voters who has supported pro-choice policies for over two decades. However, the Limited Brands Foundation has also given to the Salvation Army, a pro-life organization. (Limited Brands Foundation Tax Form 990, www.guidestar.org, 2011) (Susan G. Komen Website, http://ww5.komen.org/, Accessed 11/20/13) (United Way Website, http://www.unitedway.org, Accessed 8/2/13) (League of Women Voters Website, http://www.lwv.org/files/Impact-on-Issues-2012-2014.pdf, Accessed 5/7/14) (The Salvation Army Website, http://www1.salvationarmy.org/, Accessed 1/18/14)
La Senza has remained neutral on the issue of education.