• Healthcare corporations Pfizer and UnitedHealthcare are among the biggest financial backers of lawmakers behind state abortion bans

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Pfizer is one of the most generous corporate supporters of lawmakers behind the political movement to criminalize abortion. Carlo Allegri/Reuters
    Healthcare companies funded lawmakers behind state abortion bans set to go into effect if Roe falls.
    Pharmaceutical companies that make abortion drugs have bankrolled efforts to criminalize abortion.
    While medical associations backed such lawmakers, members could risk felony charges under the bans.
    The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has made strides toward gender equality in the workplace in recent years, announcing a global study in 2019 that...
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  • AT&T has bankrolled politicians behind anti-abortion 'trigger laws' in 13 states. Other telecom and media giants aren't far behind

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    John Stankey, the CEO of AT&T. John Lamparski/Getty Images
    Tech and telecom corporations have sent millions to lawmakers behind "trigger laws" to ban abortion.
    AT&T was the biggest corporate donor, sending $1 million to backers of these laws in 13 states.
    Feminist celebs have appeared in ads for corporations that have backed anti-abortion politicians.
    Last August, the telecom giant AT&T celebrated Women's Equality Day, commemorating the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Stacey Marx, AT&T's senior vice president of human resources, recalled how she...
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