Nine Ways Walmart’s Ruling Family Is Funding a Far-Right Agenda

The list Buzzfeed doesn’t want you to see
We originally posted this story on Buzzfeed, but without notifying us they took it down yesterday, claiming it was a “personal attack.” We don’t think that sharing factual information about the Waltons’ agenda is a personal attack – it’s just the truth that people deserve to know.

Why Does the Walton Family Foundation Donate Every Year to Organization with Anti-LGBT Policies?

Revelation Comes on Heels of Growing Concern about Walmart and Walton Family and LGBT Community

Greg Penner: Walton Family Member, Walmart Board Member and Other Anti-LGBT Connections

This month, we’ve discussed a variety of ways in which Walmart and the Walton family are pursuing an anti-LGBT agenda. Today, we’d like to highlight two more ways in which Walmart Board Member and Walton Family member, Greg Penner (son-in-law to Walmart Board chair Rob Walton) is connected to anti-LGBT activity.

Walmart 1 Percent Support of Anti-Gay Adoption Measure in Arkansas

We talked earlier in the week about Walmart’s anti-LGBT employment practices and about their support for anti-LGBT elected officials at the federal level. But, the Walton family has also gotten involved with an anti-gay initiative in their home state of Arkansas.

Walmart 1 Percent Supporting Anti-Gay “Leaders”

In a previous LGBT post, we wrote about the Walmart 1 Percent’s disproportionate support for legislators with very poor ratings when it comes to issues for the LGBT community. The numbers themselves are very compelling:  Of the contributions to current members of Congress, more than 80% of the money given by the Walton Family went to those who received scores of 10 or less on the 2011 Human Rights Campaign scorecard.

Selling out LGBTQ rights while cashing in on LGBTQ consumers

While the Walmart 1% sells out LGBTQ rights, Walmart cashes in on sales of books and films that are sympathetic to the LGBTQ community and/or aimed at LGBTQ consumers. For Pride month, we thought it might be fun to take note of some of the LGBTQ-oriented products available to Walmart’s online shoppers.

Walmart and the Walton Family: Disproportionately Funding Anti-LGBT Elected Officials

We’ve talked extensively about how Walmart and the Walton family have used their money to help influence the political process. But we’re only now beginning to understand the full extent of their agenda as it pertains to the rights of the LGBT community.

The Walmart 1 Percent: Refusing to foster LGBT Equality

As we celebrate the LGBT community this month and the ongoing fight for LGBT equality, we’ll be bringing you a series of blog posts that illustrate the ways in which Walmart and the Walton Family have repeatedly proven themselves to be enemies of LGBT-equality. Today’s post will focus on Walmart’s failure to protect the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees.

Walton Family Foundation grantee backs anti-gay state legislator

We’ve argued previously that the Walton Family Foundation’s (WFF) education agenda is about systematically undermining our nation’s public education system.  But, the more research we do, the more we understand that this funding is also tied to other right-wing issues and agendas.