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2nd Amendment

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Marriage

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Life

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Religious Liberty

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Starbucks has become one of the top coffee companies since it began in 1971.

2nd Amendment
Starbucks prohibits law-abiding gun owners from carrying weapons into their stores, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks folded to Moms Demand Action calling for the ban of permitted and lawfully owned weapons on their premises, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks supports the National Urban League, which supports a full repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 9/07/16.

Environment
Starbucks is a corporate partner of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), which supports cap-and-trade, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks signed an environmental pledge by Ceres, a group that supports cap-and-trade policies and a carbon tax, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks supports the 2015 Paris climate deal, Accessed 9/20/16.

Marriage
Starbucks received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC’s) Corporate Equality Index (CEI), which includes advocacy for same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks served as a 2016 HRC Dinner sponsor, and HRC is the nation’s largest supporter of same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks supported the Supreme Court ruling favoring same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks supports the National Urban League, which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 9/07/16.

Life
Starbucks is listed as a company that matches gifts to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 10/5/16.
Starbucks matches gifts to Susan G. Komen NYC and MN chapters, which fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks contributes to United Way chapters that donate to Planned Parenthood, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks contributes to Girls Inc., a group supporting a woman’s right to choose, Accessed 12/8/16.

Education
Starbucks supports the National Urban League, which supports Common Core, Accessed 9/07/16.

Immigration
Starbucks supports the National Urban League, which is a member of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks is a top donor to the Association of the Advancement of Mexican Americans, which is an affiliate of La Raza that advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 9/07/16.

Religious Liberty
Starbucks 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.
Starbucks was part of a group of companies opposing religious liberty protections in Indiana in 2015. Indiana’s 2015 RFRA law affirmed religious liberty protections, Accessed 9/07/16.
Starbucks served as a 2016 HRC Dinner sponsor, and HRC is the nation’s largest opponent to religious liberty, Accessed 10/28/16.