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Principal bans Chick-fil-A from Calif. high school over gay marriage stance

Friday, September 12, 2014
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VENTURA, Calif. -- The principal at a Southern California high school has barred a booster club from selling Chick-fil-A sandwiches on campus because of the chain’s position on same-sex marriage. [...]

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Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dead at 93

Monday, September 8, 2014
S. Truett Cathy, seen here on Dec. 31, 2012.
ATLANTA -- S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on same-sex marriage in recent years because of his family's conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. He was 93. Chick-fil-A spokesman Mark [...]

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Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy receives ‘Champion of Justice and Equality’ award

Sunday, November 17, 2013
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ATLANTA -- The Urban League of Greater Atlanta, an organization focused on the economic empowerment of African-Americans, has presented Chick-fi-A President and CEO Dan Cathy with its annual Community Empowerment Award. [...]

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Chick-fil-a president posts, then deletes anti-gay marriage remark on Twitter

Friday, June 28, 2013
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ATLANTA -- The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing U.S. Supreme Court rulings. [...]

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Tax records: Chick-fil-A donations to anti-LGBT groups nearly doubled in 2011

Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A — embroiled in a controversy last year surrounding the millions of dollars it donated in 2009 and 2010 to anti-gay organizations — almost doubled it’s charitable donations to anti-gay groups in 2011, according to newly released IRS documents. [...]

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Corkins pleads guilty in Family Research Council shooting

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- A Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the man was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches. [...]

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Despite Dan Cathy’s new gay friendship, nothing has changed at Chick-fil-A

Monday, January 28, 2013
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Campus Pride executive director Shane Windmeyer revealed Monday that he and Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy are now friends, and explains that his organization has suspended its campaign against the anti-gay chicken company — which has franchises on many university campuses. But Windmeyer fails to actually explain any concrete changes taking [...]

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Former employee: Chick-fil-A ‘is a safe place for people to go in and hate’

Friday, September 28, 2012
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DUNWOODY, Ga. -- A former Chick-fil-A employee is speaking out, and says that the fast food chain "is a safe place for people to go in and hate, and they expect to get patted on the back for it." [...]

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Chicago alderman angered after Chick-fil-A denies agreement to end anti-gay donations

Monday, September 24, 2012
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CHICAGO, IL -- Chicago Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno is again threatening to block Chick-fil-A from building a restaurant in his ward after reports published on Friday signaled that promises made by Chick-fil-A executives to him and a local LGBT advocacy group (that the company was going to cease financial support [...]

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Mike Huckabee: Chick-fil-A’s reversal on anti-gay donations is ‘not true’

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Mike Huckabee (left) and Dan Cathy
Days after a local LGBT rights advocacy group and a Chicago alderman announced that Chick-fil-A had agreed to end donations to anti-gay organizations and end discrimination based on sexual orientation throughout the company, conservative former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced on his website Friday that those claims are not true. [...]

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