Walmart


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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

Walmart is the largest retail store in the world and is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart is also the parent company of Sam’s Club, a warehouse membership retailer.

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2nd Amendment
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress, which is against national concealed carry, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart contributes to the National Urban League, a group supporting the repeal of “Stand Your Ground” laws, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart announced it would not sell firearms or ammunition to customers under 21 years of age. Accessed 03/02/18.
Walmart contributes to YWCA, which is a member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), an organization that opposes “Stand Your Ground” laws and opposes concealed carry, Accessed 10/20/19.
Walmart announced a limitation in gun and ammunition sales in September. The supermarket reduced its total U.S. market share of ammunition from 20% to 6% and completely handgun sales in Alaska, marking their complete departure from handgun sales. Furthermore, customers are no longer allowed to openly carry firearms, even in gun-friendly states. Accessed 12/9/19.

Environment
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart supports the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) which supports cap and trade, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart contributes to Catholic Charities which support the liberal 2015 Paris Climate Deal, Accessed 7/31/17.

Marriage
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress, which applauded the Supreme Court decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart contributes to the YWCA which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart contributes to the National Urban League which supports same-sex marriage, Accessed 07/23/19.
Walmart partners with and contributes to The Salvation Army, a group that supports traditional marriage, Accessed 3/12/19.
Walmart received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 5/2/19.
Walmart is a corporate partner of Out and Equal, which is dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer workplace equality, Accessed 9/9/19.

Life
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress, which supports abortion, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart contributes to Susan G. Komen, a group funding Planned Parenthood, Accessed 06/06/18.
Walmart matches gifts to Susan G. Komen (NYC and MN), which fund Planned Parenthood, Accessed 06/06/18.
Walmart contributes to the YWCA which is a pro-abortion organization, Accessed 7/31/17.
Sam’s Club’s parent company Walmart partners with and contributes to The Salvation Army, a pro-life organization, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart contributes to Catholic Charities, a pro-life organization, Accessed 7/3/18.

Education
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress, which supports the implementation of Common Core and calls it “American as Apple Pie,” and is opposed to school choice, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart contributes to the National Urban League, which is a group supporting Common Core, Accessed 06/06/18.
Walmart is a member of the Business Roundtable, which supports both Common Core and school choice, Accessed 7/3/18.

Immigration
Walmart is a partner and 2019 event sponsor of the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which is an organization that supports sanctuary cities, Accessed 05/28/19.
Walmart is on the Corporate Board of Advisors and is a corporate sponsor for UnidosUS (formerly La Raza), which advocates for sanctuary cities, Accessed 11/2/18.
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which opposed state legislation prohibiting the creation of sanctuary cities and support sanctuary cities overall, Accessed 3/5/19.

Religious Liberty
Walmart is a member/sponsor of Equality Illinois. Equality Illinois opposed a bill in 2016 which provided state religious freedom protections for private citizens and businesses, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart is a member of Equality South Dakota, which advocates for SOGI accommodation mandates that undermine religious liberty protections, Accessed 7/31/17.
Walmart is a sponsor for Equality California’s 2018 annual event. Equality CA is in favor of stripping religious liberty protections, Accessed 11/2/18.
Walmart is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which is opposed to religious liberty and RFRA laws, Accessed 5/16/18.
Walmart received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 5/2/19.
Walmart contributes to Catholic Charities,  which supports RFRA, Accessed 9/19/19.

Walmart Brands Include:
Sam’s Club, ASDA Stores, Jet.com, Vudu, Lider, ModCloth, Seiyu Group, Moosejaw, Massmart, White Stag, Amigo Supermarkets, Easyday, Mart Property Company

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