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

Saturday, July 28, 2012
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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
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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
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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
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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 their intention to work toward that goal. [...]

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