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Boston mayor backs off Chick-fil-A; ACLU warns politicians to avoid threats

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Thomas Menino
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said he won’t back down from his stance against Chick-fil-A and its anti-marriage equality stance, but acknowledged Thursday he cannot prevent the fast-food chain from opening a new franchise across the street from City Hall. ...

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Outrage escalates into public relations debacle for anti-gay Chick-fil-A

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The fallout over remarks made by Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy last week, stating his opposition to LGBT rights, and in particular same-sex marriage, has turned into a public relations debacle for the Atlanta-based fast food chain. ...

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Mayor: ‘Chick-fil-A or whatever the hell the name is,’ doesn’t belong in Boston

Friday, July 20, 2012
Thomas Menino
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino on Thursday vowed to block fast-food chain Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant near the city's "Freedom Trail," a response to comments by the chain's president that gay marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” ...

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More than 80 U.S. mayors pledge support for marriage equality (Video)

Friday, January 20, 2012
WASHINGTON -- "Freedom to Marry," a New York-based marriage equality advocacy organization, on Friday announced a bipartisan coalition of more than 80 mayors from across the U.S. who have publicly stated their support for marriage equality for LGBT citizens, and ...

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