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[Breaking]The Civil Rights Agenda files complaints against Chick-fil-A [LGBT Revenge]
Chicago Phoenix ^ | Aug 2 2012 | Tony Merevick

Posted on 08/02/2012 2:35:48 PM PDT by scottjewell

[OFFICIAL CHARGES OF DISCRIMINATION FILED BY GAY RIGHTS REPRESENTATION AGAINST CHICK FIL A - IL]

The Civil Rights Agenda, a local LGBT rights advocacy group, filed multiple complaints with the Illinois Department of Human Rights Thursday, alleging that the Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A restaurant chain’s “intolerant corporate culture” violates Illinois law and a provision in the state’s Human Rights Act.

“In our current high speed media and social media environment, Chick-fil-A has announced and caused to be published, to hundreds of millions of people, that LGBT people are unacceptable and objectionable,” said Jacob Meister, Governing Board President of TCRA and the attorney who filed the complaint. “They have made it clear the lives of LGBT individuals are unacceptable to them and that same-gender families are unwelcome at Chick-fil-A.”

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To: Secret Agent Man

Besides since when do homosexuals get to dictate what beliefs a company must have?

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Are you joking?


201 posted on 08/02/2012 5:40:58 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: madprof98
This has moved from the ranks of "possible" to the category "highly probable." I would not be surprised to see this aggrieved individual win his case.

Is that you Bawney?
Dweem on!

202 posted on 08/02/2012 5:41:12 PM PDT by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: scottjewell

This will be laughed out of court. If anything, CFA has grounds to file a lawsite against the cities of Chicago and Boston for government prosecution of religious freedom. Pagin Mark Levin!


203 posted on 08/02/2012 5:44:00 PM PDT by rintense
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To: scottjewell

The music room at Espial, the Italian bistro at 948 W. Armitage, has a new look and a new name—the 13th Floor. Owners John Zaharakis and Christopher Bukrey have replaced the couches and overstuffed chairs with more functional tables and bar chairs, upping seating capacity from 32 to 56. They’ve also repainted the room in scarlet and added new paintings and other artwork. Zaharakis said the changes were necessary because customers were treating the space more like a coffeehouse than a music venue. “We needed to do something drastic to change that Perception,” he said. The 13th Floor will present a mix of jazz, blues, and folk music three or four nights a week.
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Is this the plainteff?


204 posted on 08/02/2012 5:44:36 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: Chickensoup

The name matches as do other facts.

There has got to be more news coverage of this in the coming days, at which point he will be identified.

But you likely have the right person.

How it would come to be that this particular individual(s) would alone file a complaint is another story, and one which must be connected to recent legal actions in the state of Illinois.


205 posted on 08/02/2012 5:53:17 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: pogo101

LOL, good one!


206 posted on 08/02/2012 5:58:23 PM PDT by Random_User_250
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To: leapfrog0202

So where is the discrimination?


He said he supports traditional marriage. According to progressives, thats discrimination. The left isn’t going to quit on this. Either the CEO backs down, or court costs will cost him a fortune.


207 posted on 08/02/2012 5:59:57 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: sergeantdave

What we need is a good commander. There are lots of folks with the spirit now, I believe,but in need of an equally spirited and qualified commander.


208 posted on 08/02/2012 6:07:12 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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Those intolerant, anti-Constitution scumbags will lose!


209 posted on 08/02/2012 6:07:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: scottjewell

In Nazi Germany, one could not get promoted at a job unless they were a member of the Nazi party in good standing.

It’s just a short ways off here in the US....


210 posted on 08/02/2012 6:09:29 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Red Badger

This is gonna backfire........pun intended...........


And what happens if the find a gay employee and bribe them to claim how horribly they were treated by CFA?


211 posted on 08/02/2012 6:10:19 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: madprof98; publius911
"I would not be surprised to see this aggrieved individual win his case."

Yep. Don't forget they could have filed this in any one of forty-one states, but chose Illinois. Why is that?

Corruption capital of the U.S. Perhaps they know that the judiciary is bought and paid for.

212 posted on 08/02/2012 6:11:37 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: scottjewell

Mr. Cathy was just reaffirming his support for the law of the land, DOMA and his religious beliefs. These folks are the intolerant ones, but if they are successful in their litigation, that paves the way for laws that state you cannot speak against Islam either or it will be hate speech or violating Islams’ civil rights. Seems to me that this is all a precursor to that goal. The Islamists are using gays to push these laws through and then it will be a free ride for them. Then the gays will be of no further use to them, then guess what?
All of our freedoms are being severely threatened here esp. Freedom of Speech, it’s on the line here as is Freedom of Religion, then Freedom of Assembly and the Right to Bear Arms and on and on. We have to fight this, we have to win in November, we don’t have a choice.


213 posted on 08/02/2012 6:13:56 PM PDT by eagles_rest ("The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves." -G.W)
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To: sergeantdave

According to your list, I’d say we were full into stage 2


214 posted on 08/02/2012 6:20:41 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: tanknetter

I would donate to their defense fund, if it comes to that. But Chick-Fil-A is riding a wave of unprecedented popularity. The courts will decide against them only at their own peril. A victory for the homos here could bring us to the brink of war.


215 posted on 08/02/2012 6:22:57 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: kingu

You know more about Romney’s Mass. record on this issue than I do. I wonder, though, if Romney’s actions were guided by his convictions or or a desire to remain politically viable in Mass. If the latter is the case, then there is some hope regarding his position/stance as President. Obama is favor of gay marriage, and while it may be true that Romney has contributed to the current mess, I don’t think this lawsuit would have been filed had Obama not “evolved”


216 posted on 08/02/2012 6:23:12 PM PDT by PAR
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To: Da Bilge Troll

I hope Chick-Fil-A doesn’t just settle.


Either they do or the left will drain them all the blood they have, one drop at a time. Bribe some CFA employees to say how badly they were treated and it’s all over. Can you imagine what OWS type protests would do to the restaurants?


217 posted on 08/02/2012 6:26:48 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: scottjewell

Christian groups should also file a complaint of discrimination of Christians by Rahm Emmanuel....


218 posted on 08/02/2012 6:29:04 PM PDT by DrewsMum
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To: chessplayer

“Either the CEO backs down, or court costs will cost him a fortune.”

I’m sure he’s got fortune to spend. If he does back down he’ll lose a fortune in future revenue.


219 posted on 08/02/2012 6:33:59 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: scottjewell
Did you see the tiny print at the top of the second page?

'Claims of John Zaharakis'. Looks like they were too stupid to mark out the guys name on the other pages.

I checked, and there are only 4 'John Zaharakis' in the entire country, and only one in Chicago, IL.

Here's and interesting tidbit:

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Best Gay Chicago has a story today about how Cocktail owner Geno Zaharakis may have sold the business as an effect of an ongoing legal battle. Here’s what they report:

Chicago’s Boystown bar Cocktail is suing its landlord and two former employees for $10 million over an alleged conspiracy to ruin the bar’s good name and put it out of business.

John “Geno” Zaharakis, who owns Cocktail...

Found here:
http://neighborhoods.redeyechicago.com/boystown/around-the-web/2011/08/31/whats-up-with-the-cocktail-controversy/

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I also noticed there is NO CLAIM NUMBER on the form. Odd, since that's a requirement FOR the filing.

Now if you'll excuse me, I've just visited a gay site and feel the desperate need to shower. Ugh!

220 posted on 08/02/2012 6:37:37 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: DrewsMum

Wouldn’t work. Christians were supposed to have gone the way of the dinosaurs. To their thinking we shouldn’t be here anymore.


221 posted on 08/02/2012 6:38:00 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Terry Mross

“I truly believe the civil war is very close. Our side came out in force yesterday and their side ain’t backin’ down.”

I agree-— there is such a thing as a point of no return.


222 posted on 08/02/2012 6:40:28 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: murron

This entire hub bub is so much bull funky!


223 posted on 08/02/2012 6:42:37 PM PDT by tob2 (November can't come soon enough for me.)
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To: MamaTexan

ya, dumb - really. Good sleuthing. Fits in with what another FReeper had found out about it- same name, similar details. The plot thickens. Thanks for this. :)


224 posted on 08/02/2012 6:43:38 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Terry Mross

I believe in hating the sin and not the sinner, but its getting to the point where the sinner is going to try and do more than just speak harshly at me, which will force me to fight against the sinner.


225 posted on 08/02/2012 7:04:51 PM PDT by eak3
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To: Sergio

I agree with what you say. The progressives are engaged in a cultural revolution intent on destroying the American family. Mao used his to destroy the Chinese family and was largely successful.


226 posted on 08/02/2012 7:06:56 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: scottjewell

Thanks to yesterday’s sales, they have plenty of money to handle the left’s law suits. :)

They will be churning out false witnesses against chick fil a for a while. They harassed Walmart with law suits, opposition to buildings, and Unions until the corporation began funding the far left as ordered. They are a curse on America and the globe.


227 posted on 08/02/2012 8:07:41 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: scottjewell

If conservatives don’t understand yet that the “gay” Left is just a paper tiger and lives off bluffs, we deserve to lose.


228 posted on 08/02/2012 8:12:40 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: eak3

When you read genesis 19, you discover what we are seeing right now - Homosexual deviants who hate God will DEMAND sex with whomever they choose, and will get violent about it.

All the men of Sodom came to Lot’s home to demand that the two angels who came to visit be brought out to them for sex. they became irate and ‘pressed in on the door’, whereupon the Angels struck them with blindness and led Lot and his family out before God laid the entire city waste.

Lesson for all the folks deceived by the ‘judge not’ heresy - SIN is NEVER content to sit alongside righteousness. NEVER. Sin may claim it demands equality, but the nature of sin is to dominate, subjugate and exterminate those who follow God’s ways.

If it goes to civil conflict - it will belong to those who believe the hardest and are willing to kill for it.


229 posted on 08/02/2012 8:16:16 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Da Bilge Troll
I hope Chick-Fil-A doesn’t just settle.

No. And they should counter sue. $100 million dollars. And if the sodomites drop their suit after the threat, CFA should continue with theirs. be ruthless.

Don't think that these individual sodomites are working on their own. They've been recruited by the "gay machine."

230 posted on 08/02/2012 8:16:33 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: eak3

The gay Nazis sueing for discrimination by association will not stop here. All of our property rights are at stakes, and then some.

This is to destroy anyone associating with any kind of Christian self restraint, typical of the way of the Nazis in Germany, Communist denunciators in the Soviets and the Ptolemes in the Maccabe story.

The thing is, “turn the other cheek” has a double meaning. If it really is lack of restraint they want, we shall turn around when slapped from behind on the right cheek and present the left cheek as a result.

I am not listed as anything and it is none of their business for them to consider me whatever race or thought I may have.


231 posted on 08/02/2012 8:17:19 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: VanDeKoik
We need to just start calling these people Sanduskies.

Done. Thanks.

232 posted on 08/02/2012 8:18:58 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: rockinqsranch

This is McCarthyism, using the weight of government to persecute, prevent someone to make a living, and a persona non Grata list. Mr. Cathy owns the company, but the franchise owner is the one responsible for the operations. Reading some post in giving their rationale they also are going after Family Research Center, Focus on the Family and others, who to them are the same as the KKK. Paranoia


233 posted on 08/02/2012 8:21:17 PM PDT by frank46
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To: scottjewell

Please Giblets, put a cork in it already.


234 posted on 08/02/2012 8:26:46 PM PDT by Kudsman (Repeal the 17th, restore the Republic.)
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To: Truth29
This is more lawfare from the left. Inventive conservative legal organizations need to figure out to counter with their own lawfare to make the price too high for this form of free speech and religious harasssment to continue.

Exactly right! And it's been figured out, thank the good Lord!

ACLJ and ThomasMore.org. to name a couple. These good folks have put a stop to feckless leftism, but the only way is if the citizens DONATE to them, and Free Republic too for that matter.

235 posted on 08/02/2012 8:30:47 PM PDT by tpanther (Science was, is and will forever be a small subset of God's creation.)
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To: scottjewell
Already the gays BOY-RAPING PREDATORS, have swept to their revenge
236 posted on 08/02/2012 8:34:07 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: scottjewell

What a load of road apples! I’d like to see what they can possibly show as proof that CFA “violated their rights” or “showed discrimination”. Here’s hoping a sensible magistrate tosses them out and fines them for filing frivolous complaints and wasting the time and resources of the law.


237 posted on 08/02/2012 8:43:03 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: YHAOS
Remember . . . What goes around, comes around.

Care to explain? What, exactly, did you mean by that?

238 posted on 08/02/2012 8:46:39 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Envisioning

Superb post & pic. The question MUST be answered.


239 posted on 08/02/2012 8:50:54 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: scottjewell

Thees intolerant freaks keep this up, the owner of CFA will be a multi-billionaire and the employees will all likely get big fat raises!


240 posted on 08/02/2012 9:01:54 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: scottjewell
THIS is what "moderates," libertarians and "fiscal conservatives" want to call a truce on.

Awake yet, Mitch Daniels?!

241 posted on 08/02/2012 9:02:38 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
You don't think this latest Civil Rights Agenda of LGBT revenge won't backfire just as their earlier attempts have?
I do.
242 posted on 08/02/2012 9:11:04 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: dragnet2

Yep, keep it coming. I hope they do this right up to election day. Lunch a CFA and then on to the voting booth.


243 posted on 08/02/2012 9:18:30 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: mrsmith
Fundraising gimmick.

Good call.
"Always follow the money"...and the mechanism that does, or might, generate the money.

244 posted on 08/02/2012 9:18:56 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum)
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To: penelopesire
I'm thinking of going to CFA today (Friday) and I plan to completely IGNORE whoever is low class enough to participate in this in-your-face “kiss-in”. Maybe if we all just ignore them and don't make a scene over their making a scene, we will deflate whatever stupid point they think they are making.
245 posted on 08/02/2012 9:20:25 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg; All
Followed your posts (plural) and I could not agree more with your thoughts. Being in uncharted territory is where our leaders have led. Conservatives struck a chord on Wednesday, August 1, 2012. When talking with my spouse on Wednesday we agreed lawsuits would soon start. It is begun. There will be no turning back time and the march forward took a hard right turn on Wednesday, August 1, 2012. The fear, on both the left and right, has reared its head of those who are Conservatives. Conservatives had been silent for too long and allowed the left and the rinos their time to enslave. The push back has begun. We are in uncharted territory because of the idiocy of the elected. May God and Heaven have mercy on us all, for the devil and hades will not.

Colonel, the strategy by the left and the rinos will be to further travel the path toward hades. If people do not know where we are headed, they are not paying attention. Many will welcome the time to come. I will fear it for my children and grandchildren, though in the course of things to be, it was to be. Good Luck everyone, and keep your powder dry.

246 posted on 08/02/2012 9:25:27 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: murron

They want to make Chick Fil A bleed, financially.


THEN I GUESS WE JUST KEEP EATING THERE!!


247 posted on 08/02/2012 9:28:29 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: publius911
The perverts' hissy fit cannot be based on CFA opposing anything, because they haven't. The owner simply stated what he supports; the restaurants have no opinion. A right every individual still has, in spite of the pink mafia.

I agree. It's not as if CFA has a "Serving Heterosexuals ONLY" sign in every restaurant or hiring agreements that an employee must swear to not being homosexual, does it? What's next the Muslims sue CFA because it is a "Christian" run organization? The Seventh-Day Adventists and Orthodox Jews sue because CFA is open on Saturday (their Sabbath) and they can't get a sandwich on Sunday because it's closed? The National Cattlemen's Beef Association sues because CFA won't sell beef? I mean, where DOES it stop?

248 posted on 08/02/2012 9:51:04 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: chessplayer
He said he supports traditional marriage. According to progressives, thats discrimination. The left isn’t going to quit on this. Either the CEO backs down, or court costs will cost him a fortune.

It shouldn't cost CFA a dime. In fact, it should cause the frivolous complaint filer to file for bankruptcy after he is counter-sued for defamation, libel and harassment and he is ordered to pay CFA's legal fees to boot!

249 posted on 08/02/2012 10:03:59 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: rockinqsranch

It seems to me, that right now the best way to increase profits at any type of business, would be to come our as pro-traditional values. Of course any business that does will come under attack the lunatics & regressives, but there are more sane, moral & normal people than the freak show on the left.


250 posted on 08/02/2012 10:27:12 PM PDT by Left2Right (Starve the Beast!)
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