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This Is the Country's Slowest Drive-Thru

Chick-fil-A, though customers don't seem to mind

(Newser) - And the award for the most molasses-like drive-thru line in the US goes to ... Chick-fil-A. The chicken chain came in last in a new study that looked at, among other things, the country's slowest drive-thrus. Though there is a caveat: The study, carried out by IT customer service firm...

Chick-fil-A Halts Donations to 3 Christian Charities

Chain moves away from anti-gay marriage groups

(Newser) - Chick-fil-A is ending donations to three groups that oppose gay marriage in an effort to halt protests and broaden its customer base. But the move has angered some of the fast food chain's fans. The Atlanta-based company said Monday that starting next year, it will focus its giving on...

Chick-fil-A Just Opened First UK Restaurant. It's Already Closing

The Chick-fil-A in Reading is shutting down after protests related to LGBTQ+ issues

(Newser) - On Oct. 10, the first-ever Chick-fil-A in the UK opened its doors. On Oct. 18 , the announcement was made that it would not be staying there. After the US fast food chain opened a branch in the English town of Reading, the LGBTQ+ advocacy group Reading Pride started organizing protests...

Latest Pruitt Revelation Involves Chick-fil-A

EPA head used aide to help him as he tried to get his wife a franchisee position

(Newser) - The latest odd revelation in the saga of Scott Pruitt's activities since becoming the head of the Environmental Protection Agency: Pruitt at one point attempted to use "his official position and EPA staff" to get his wife a job, as the Washington Post puts it. That job? Chick-fil-A...

Dress Like a Cow, Get Free 'Chikin'

Tuesday is Chick-fil-A's annual Cow Appreciation Day

(Newser) - Want a free entrée from Chick-fil-A? All you have to do is head to one of the fast food joint's more than 2,000 locations Tuesday dressed as a cow. It's part of the 12th annual Cow Appreciation Day , Consumerist reports; the day is a celebration of...

KFC Owner Opens Chick-fil-A Wannabe

Super Chix does not reference its relationship to KFC

(Newser) - Yum Brands, which owns KFC, is quietly testing a single store in Arlington, Texas, that appears to be in direct competition with Chick-fil-A, Ad Age and other outlets note. Super Chix offers up "hand-breaded," MSG-, HFCS-, and phosphate-free chicken sandwiches and tenders, toppings like pickles and jalapenos, and...

Chick-Fil-A No Longer Funds Most Controversial Groups

And company continues to grow despite backlash

(Newser) - If you've been pining for Chick-Fil-A but don't want to support its president's anti-gay stance , rejoice: The company no longer donates to the most controversial groups opposing gay marriage, and hasn't since 2011. Rather, the company "focuses on youth, education, marriage enrichment, and local communities,...

Belittled Chick-fil-A Worker Wants to Meet Her Bully

Rachel, 26, accepts Adam Smith's apology

(Newser) - The most remarkable part of the video of a former executive belittling a Chick-fil-A employee may have been the reaction of that employee, a 26-year-old named Rachel who kept her cool and even wished Adam Smith a nice day at the end of his rant. Now Rachel gives her first...

Eat Chick-fil-A Guilt-Free With 'Chicken Offsets'

Offset money goes to support gay rights

(Newser) - If you love the taste of Chick-fil-A but loathe the company president's recent statements against gay marriage, you may want to head over to , a website that allows you to donate money to gay rights campaigns after you've wolfed down that spicy chicken sandwich. The website...

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...

CNN Sorry for Opening Palin Segment With 'Stupid Girls'

Song 'was not intended to be linked' to Chick-fil-A story

(Newser) - OK, so perhaps it was not the best idea for CNN to introduce a segment about Sarah Palin visiting Chick-fil-A with the Pink song, "Stupid Girls." And it knows it. "The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news...

Chicago Politician Moves to Block Chick-fil-A Opening

Joe Moreno calls anti-gay-marriage views 'bigoted'

(Newser) - The latest fallout from Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay-marriage announcement : A Chicago alderman is attempting to block the fast food chain's plans to come to his ward. The restaurant already got zoning for the location in the Logan Square neighborhood, but needs approval from the City Council to move forward. Alderman...

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...

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