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As Court Threatens to Nix Roe v. Wade, Companies Face Shareholder Votes on Reproductive Rights

For Lowe’s, Walmart, and TJ Maxx, abortion access is critical to attracting employees, some investors say.

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As the U.S. Supreme Court reportedly readies to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark law that guaranteed the right to an abortion, companies are being asked by shareholders to ensure reproductive health benefits for their employees.

Three major companies face shareholder proposals on reproductive rights in the coming weeks, including TJX Companies (TJX) (TJ Maxx), Walmart (WMT), and Lowe’s (LOW)

Leslie Norton does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.