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Lawmaker bombarded with anti-gay hate mail for criticizing Chick-Fil-A

Friday, August 28, 2015
Councilman Paul D. López
He also says, "At the end of the day, Chick-fil-A will probably be in [Denver International Airport]." ...

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City considers banning Chick-Fil-A due to anti-gay stance

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The Denver City Council is delaying the approval of a Chick-Fil-A airport restaurant over concerns they will discriminate against same-sex employees.
Council members are concerned the franchise will generate "corporate profits used to fund and fuel discrimination." ...

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Pennsylvania school suspends students over Chick-fil-A t-shirt backlash

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Bangor Area High School, Bangor, Pa.
A Pennsylvania school district suspended about 15 students who took to social media during schools hours after two classmates wore Chick-fil-A shirts during a Gay-Straight Alliance event. ...

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

Friday, September 12, 2014
The Denver City Council is delaying the approval of a Chick-Fil-A airport restaurant over concerns they will discriminate against same-sex employees.
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, ...

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

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Dan Cathy
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
Dan Cathy
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 ...

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Corkins pleads guilty in Family Research Council shooting

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Floyd L. Corkins II (Booking photo)
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
Dan Cathy
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. ...

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