SOCIAL ISSUES: Moral Battle In the Office

Moral Battle In the Office

Big business usually does its best to avoid getting into hot controversies. But several companies are getting entangled in one of the most emotional issues of all: abortion. AT&T has become embroiled because of its annual donations to Planned Parenthood, which amounted to $50,000 last year. The company decided in March to stop funding the group, after 25 years of support, because the nonprofit group's "political advocacy" of abortion had grown. But at AT&T's annual meeting in Los Angeles last week, antiabortion shareholders lost a resolution that would have forbidden the telecommunications giant to give money to organizations "that endorse, counsel...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!