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Group: Chick-Fil-A Backing Off Anti-Gay Agenda

Chicago lawmaker will allow new store to open in city

(Newser) - Might Chick-Fil-A be having a change of heart over its high-profile stance against gay marriage? An advocacy group in Chicago thinks so, and chalks it up to business reasons. The Civil Rights Agenda says the chain wrote an email to a local lawmaker promising that its foundation "is now... More »

Politicians Should Back Off on Chick-fil-A

Otherwise, they trample the very freedoms they say they want: Steve Salbu

(Newser) - When Chick-fil-A's president expressed his support for traditional marriage , a number of city officials responded by declaring an intention to ban the fast-food chain from their cities. As a gay man, Steve Salbu disagrees with Dan Cathy's views on gay marriage—but he also firmly disagrees with those... More »

Thousands Flock to Chick-fil-A's Defense

Gay-marriage foes, backers throng restaurants

(Newser) - Chick-fil-A had a busy day yesterday. Across the country, crowds of gay marriage opponents—and supporters—converged on the chain's more than 1,600 locations for "Chick fil-A Appreciation Day," reports the Los Angeles Times . Huge lines grew outside many restaurants, while gay rights advocates held signs... More »

Chick fil-A Boss: Yep, We're Anti-Gay Marriage

Company gave some $4M to protect 'biblical family unit'

(Newser) - If there was any doubt about the political stance of Chick fil-A's owners, the company president and COO hopes to put the flap to rest. Yes, Chick fil-A is absolutely opposed to gay marriage, Dan Cathy has announced. "We're guilty as charged" when it comes to supporting... More »

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