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Your jeans could be funding the lucrative abortion industry

The Levi Strauss Foundation, which is wholly funded by the clothing corporation bearing the same name, donated millions to nonprofits that facilitate or promote abortions, tax forms and public statements show.

Levi Strauss’ philanthropic arm approved over $4 million in donations to groups like the Abortion Care Network and the International Planned Parenthood Federation between December 2021 and December 2023, according to tax filings and charity documents. Funds The Levi Strauss Foundation donated to pro-abortion organizations came from the corporate coffers of Levi Strauss & Co., one of the largest apparel companies in the United States.

One hundred percent of the contributions to The Levi Strauss Foundation between Dec. 1, 2021, and Nov. 30, 2022, or $9.3 million, came from Levi Strauss & Co., tax forms show. Levi Strauss & Co. has consistently been the sole funder of its charity.

The Levi Strauss Foundation lists “reproductive justice” as one of its four focus areas on its website. The foundation seeks to “advance the rights and power of those who most experience reproductive oppression and face the greatest barriers to ..."