Pfizer


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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

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Pfizer is an American multinational pharmaceutical company.

2nd Amendment
Pfizer has remained neutral on 2nd Amendment issues.

Environment
Pfizer has remained neutral on environmental issues.

Marriage
Pfizer signed on to an amicus brief in favor of the Supreme Court overturning state bans on same-sex marriage in 2015. Pfizer 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. Pfizer received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index and is a corporate sponsor to HRC. A score of 100 indicates adherence on the part of the company to specific criterion that includes financial support to organizations advocating for same-sex marriage. (Brief of 379 Employers and Organizations as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, James Obergefell, et al. v. Richard Hodges et al., www.morganlewis.com, 2015) (Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States, www.americanbenefitscouncil.org, 02/27/13) (HRC 2016 Corporate Equality Index, www.hrc.org, Accessed 12/16/15) (HRC Corporate Sponsors, Accessed 12/22/15)

Life
Pfizer directly funds Planned Parenthood, Accessed 10/6/16.
Pfizer contributes to Population Services International, which is a worldwide organization that promotes and provides abortions, Accessed 10/6/16.

Education
Pfizer is a member of the Business Roundtable. The Business Roundtable supports “the state and local adoption of Common Core State Standards.” According to Business Roundtable President John Engler, “these standards should have the support of any American who wants to ensure our country and our children are ready to compete in the 21st century global marketplace.” Pfizer is listed as a supporter of the Bipartisan Policy Center. The Bipartisan Policy Center supports the adoption of the Common Core State Standards and is one of Common Core’s leading sponsors. (Business Roundtable Website, http://businessroundtable.org/about/members, Accessed 7/24/14) (John Engler, Op-Ed, “Common Core Can Make America Competitive,” http://businessroundtable.org, 7/22/13) (Bipartisan Policy Center Annual Report 2013, http://bipartisanpolicy.org, 2013) (“Confronting The Myths: The Truth About Common Core,” http://bipartisanpolicy.org, 5/21/14) (Michelle Malkin, Op-Ed, “Get To Know The Common Core Marketing Overlords,” Human Events Online, www.michellemalkin.com, 3/21/14)
Pfizer is a member of the Business Roundtable. The Business Roundtable supports school choice. (Business Roundtable Website, http://businessroundtable.org/about/members, Accessed 7/24/14) (“Business Leaders Release Principles For Reauthorizing ESEA,” http://businessroundtable.org, 7/30/13)

Immigration
Pfizer is a partner of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/20/16.
Pfizer is a corporate partner of USHCC, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/20/16.
Pfizer is a member of Pennsylvania Competes, which is a coalition of businesses in favor of stripping religious liberty, Accessed 9/20/16.
Pfizer funds the Hispanic Federation, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/20/16.

Religious Liberty
Pfizer is a member of the Michigan Competitive Workforce Coalition (MichCWC), Accessed 9/7/16.
In 2015, MichCWC opposed religious liberty protections (RFRA) in Michigan, Accessed 9/7/16.
MichCWC is a coalition advocating for SOGI protections which violates 1st Amendment freedoms & religious liberty, Accessed 9/7/16.
Pfizer is a member of Missouri Competes, which advocates for SOGI protections and opposes religious freedom, Accessed 9/20/16.
Pfizer serves as an HRC corporate sponsor, Accessed 9/07/16.
The HRC is the nation’s largest supporter of same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/07/16.
Pfizer is a member of Equality NC, Accessed 12/6/16.
Equality NC is a coaltion of businesses opposing religious liberty, Accessed 12/6/16.