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A Chicken Chainís Corporate Ethos Is Questioned by Gay Rights Advocates
The New York Times ^ | 29 Jan 2011 | Kim Severson

Posted on 01/31/2011 9:49:40 AM PST by Cronos

Nicknamed “Jesus chicken” by jaded secular fans and embraced by Evangelical Christians, Chick-fil-A is among only a handful of large American companies with conservative religion built into its corporate ethos. But recently its ethos has run smack into the gay rights movement. A Pennsylvania outlet’s sponsorship of a February marriage seminar by one of that state’s most outspoken groups against homosexuality lit up gay blogs around the country. Students at some universities have also begun trying to get the chain removed from campuses.

“If you’re eating Chick-fil-A, you’re eating anti-gay,” one headline read.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: chickfila; christians; evangelicals; gaymafia; gaystapo; homosexualagenda; pinko
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Go out and eat a chick-fil-a today and support the company against the gay mafia
1 posted on 01/31/2011 9:49:44 AM PST by Cronos
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A Chicken Chain’s Corporate Ethos Is Questioned by Gay Rights Advocates

Chicken Chain's Corporate Spine seems to be what's really missing here.

2 posted on 01/31/2011 9:51:46 AM PST by K-Stater
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To: Cronos

>>“If you’re eating Chick-fil-A, you’re eating anti-gay,” one headline read.

Lol. I guess that 2% of the population that doesn’t deign to eat at Chick-Fil-A anyway are really going to hurt the business! </s>

Look, if Chick-Fil-A was so concerned about money, they would be open on Sundays.


3 posted on 01/31/2011 9:52:03 AM PST by struggle ((The struggle continues))
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To: Cronos

Yup...this gives me all the MORE reason to eat there.


4 posted on 01/31/2011 9:54:01 AM PST by woweeitsme
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To: Cronos
Chick-Fil-A Says It's Dropping Its Support For Anti-Gay Marriage Groups
5 posted on 01/31/2011 9:54:45 AM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Cronos

No Chik-Fil-A here in the People’s Republic of Kalifornia...


6 posted on 01/31/2011 9:54:58 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Regulation without representation is tyranny.)
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To: Cronos

“A Chicken Chain’s Corporate Ethos Is Questioned by Gay Rights Advocates,”

I question whether sticking a pecker up someone’s back-side is a healthy choice.


7 posted on 01/31/2011 9:55:11 AM PST by rbosque (12 year Freeper!!! Combat Economist.)
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To: Cronos

I’ve been eating a lot of Chick-Fil-Ay lately. Their sandwiches are good, and their ice cream is out of this world.

I doubt that Truitt Cathy worries much about other peoples opinions of his closing on Sunday.


8 posted on 01/31/2011 9:55:22 AM PST by Ole Okie
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To: K-Stater
"Chicken Chain's Corporate Spine seems to be what's really missing here."

Not really. Despite what the gay media is saying, if you looks at Chick's press release they did not back down to the gay mafia on this one.

9 posted on 01/31/2011 9:55:36 AM PST by circlecity
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To: K-Stater

The gays have been trying to smack down anyone that they couldn’t convert for years. They just get their little thongs in a knot when somebody fails to take note of their little temper tantrum. WHO THE HELL CARES. THEY HAVE NO CREDIBILITY!!!


10 posted on 01/31/2011 9:55:43 AM PST by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: Cronos
I tried to raise Gay Chickens

but they just don`t reproduce well

11 posted on 01/31/2011 9:55:51 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: Cronos

gay gay gay I am so tired of gay being shoved down my throat! Screw the gays! Stand tall chic fil a, we have your back.


12 posted on 01/31/2011 9:56:08 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: Cronos

gay gay gay I am so tired of gay being shoved down my throat! Screw the gays! Stand tall chic fil a, we have your back.


13 posted on 01/31/2011 9:56:16 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: Cronos

gay gay gay I am so tired of gay being shoved down my throat! Screw the gays! Stand tall chic fil a, we have your back.


14 posted on 01/31/2011 9:56:24 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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“If you’re eating Chick-fil-A, you’re eating anti-gay,”

I'm hungry ... maybe I'll visit Chick-fil-a.

15 posted on 01/31/2011 9:57:10 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: GoCards

oops. sorry


16 posted on 01/31/2011 9:58:06 AM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: Cronos

To H E double hockey sticks with the gay rights advocates! I have a right to not contribute or accept their attitudes in every little aspect of MY LIFE. No one can expect to be coddled in every business in the country. We have the RIGHT to choose. No one is forcing “Them” to eat at this restaurant, just like they can’t force me not to!


17 posted on 01/31/2011 9:58:51 AM PST by Pilated
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To: Cronos

Just when I was wondering what to have for lunch...


18 posted on 01/31/2011 9:58:55 AM PST by jnaujok (Charter member of the vast, right-wing conspiracy.)
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To: circlecity
Despite what the gay media is saying, if you looks at Chick's press release they did not back down to the gay mafia on this one.

Did they or did they not pull their support for the organization that the gay groups were complaining about?

19 posted on 01/31/2011 9:59:42 AM PST by K-Stater
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“If you’re eating Chick-fil-A, you’re eating anti-gay,” one headline read

Good. I need to go eat there this week, then.

You know, I thought we had free speech in this country. Can't Chick-fil-A support who they want to support?

20 posted on 01/31/2011 10:00:01 AM PST by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: Cronos

LOVE the Chik Fil-A chain here in Texas, our family simply likes the food.

But also... I drive by one of their stores each day on my way to work and have to gladly admit that I feel really good about seeing ‘Closed Sunday’ on the sign out front. To me it says a lot of good about who I’m spending my money with.


21 posted on 01/31/2011 10:00:31 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
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To: Cronos

Alternate headline:

Gay Activists Choke Chicken Chain........


22 posted on 01/31/2011 10:02:37 AM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing something right.)
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To: Cronos

I you are reading the NYT, you are reading gay.


23 posted on 01/31/2011 10:04:18 AM PST by Ford4000
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To: Cronos

Anyone notice how quickly and widely this story has been embraced by the MSM? “Homosalesmanship” at its finest.


24 posted on 01/31/2011 10:05:49 AM PST by Elwood P. Doud (America, you voted for a negro socialist with an Islamic name - so why act surprised?)
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To: Cronos

Gay Chickens Best Dish Served at Chik-a fellatio


25 posted on 01/31/2011 10:06:41 AM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: woweeitsme

I’ve never eaten at one, but now if I see one, I’ll be sure to stop in and have a bite.


26 posted on 01/31/2011 10:06:49 AM PST by ScubieNuc
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To: backwoods-engineer

we love chickfila, and since reading these stories i started jonesing for their nuggets. we will definitely be getting dinner from them today as a showing of our support.


27 posted on 01/31/2011 10:09:03 AM PST by xsmommy
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To: Cronos

Real good wraps on their menu


28 posted on 01/31/2011 10:10:09 AM PST by NRA1995 ("In [Mexican] border, we are asking, who are you?" President Calderon of Mexico)
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To: Cronos

If you want to send a friendly note to Chick-Fil-A just go to this link.

http://www.chick-fil-a.com/#feedback


29 posted on 01/31/2011 10:11:38 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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Oh, yes and they're also closed on Sundays to give employees day off to worship as they please and spend time with their families!

How discriminatory can you get!!!

30 posted on 01/31/2011 10:11:38 AM PST by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: Cronos

Chic fil A is notable for the general atmosphere inside the restaurant. It’s a completely different experience from other fast food places.

What I notice is, the place is clean and the employees are not only polite, they are pleasant.


31 posted on 01/31/2011 10:11:50 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: Cronos

I feel like chicken tonight


32 posted on 01/31/2011 10:12:31 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: Cronos

If the Gaystapo targets Chick-Fil-A, does it mean boycotts or Alinsky-style invasions?

There’s a brand new Chick-Fil-A on a street considered the east boundary of the University of South Carolina here in Columbia. Years ago some wag wrote that compared to the rest of the state, `U.S.C. is a seething hotbed of dangerous left-wing extremists’. This was sarcasm, of course.

I intend now to go there at least once a week, in support. Wonder if I’ll need a camera and/or Mace.

;^)


33 posted on 01/31/2011 10:12:54 AM PST by elcid1970 ("Bitter people who cling to their guns and religion - sounds like.... Taliban?")
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

it isn’t as prevalent in California as some of the chains, but we do have 3 in the greater Sacramento area:

http://www.chick-fil-a.com/restlocator/


34 posted on 01/31/2011 10:13:03 AM PST by conservativegirl
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To: GoCards

hey go cards...stutter much? LOL


35 posted on 01/31/2011 10:13:29 AM PST by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: Cronos

Gays only use the restrooms at Chick-Fil-A anyway.


36 posted on 01/31/2011 10:13:46 AM PST by montag813
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To: reasonisfaith

didnt da gays use to do this to Cracker Barrell??


37 posted on 01/31/2011 10:18:34 AM PST by GeronL (http://www.stink-eye.net/forum/index.php)
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To: Cronos

They still manage to make money even being closed Sunday and giving away thousands of dollars in food for community service projects. You would think God is on their side or something.


38 posted on 01/31/2011 10:19:12 AM PST by Nachoman (Wisdom is learned, cynicism is earned.)
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To: conservativegirl

I live in San Jose, and apparently their closest store is in Fairfield.

OTOH, I drive through Fairfield pretty regularly, and it’s usually where I stop for dinner on the way up to Willows. I just might pay them a visit next time I’m passing through (partly to support them, but also because I’ve heard their food is quite good).


39 posted on 01/31/2011 10:20:00 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Regulation without representation is tyranny.)
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To: Cronos

Exactly right. The worst that could happen with a gay boycott, is that you could lose about 5% of your customer base.


40 posted on 01/31/2011 10:26:42 AM PST by pfflier
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To: woweeitsme

Wish there was one anywhere near me. I would go there just on the principle of the thing.


41 posted on 01/31/2011 10:27:33 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: GoCards
We can let them know of our support here: http://www.chick-fil-a.com/?#contact
42 posted on 01/31/2011 10:34:30 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Cronos

Chick-fil-A was started by a nice Christian couple in Georgia and later became a national chain in shopping centers. The chain treats its employees well and for a long time was closed on Sundays so they could go to church or be with their families. Its food has always been good and one of the more healthy type of fast food chicken. They support family and that’s how they indirectly gave some support to the so-called anti homosexual marriage group the militant gays are now attacking the company about.

The militant gays are making a statement to all companies, don’t even think about not supporting the homosexual, cross dressing, gender bender, anti-straight marriage, we want sex with kids agenda or we will crush you.


43 posted on 01/31/2011 10:38:31 AM PST by RicocheT
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To: All
Not just another sandwich. Try it as a club sandwich----w/ bacon, cheese, and lettuce and tomato.

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Chick-Fil-A / Esquire Magazine's pick for best sandwich

You can get a chicken sandwich anywhere, which may explain your low expectations. But down south, there lives an eye-opener. A come-to-Jesus sandwich. The Chick-fil-A.

Seasoned, breaded breast served on a toasted buttered bun with dill-pickles. No mayo. No sauce at all. Deceptively simple, yet transcendent.

The hook is the breading: spicy, with an intoxicating crunch. The meat is always juicy, never chewy. The bun is like lingerie -- there, but not, providing delicious support without obscuring the main flavor.

The first bite changes everything you think you know about chicken. And about the need for condiments. -- by Allison Glock

And don't forget to get a large order of their crispy waffle fries with your club sandwich. You'll love that bacon patty.

44 posted on 01/31/2011 10:38:42 AM PST by Liz
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To: Cronos
Speaker Voice:

Hello, May I Take Your Order Please!

Me:

3 Orders of Jesus Chicken Please.

45 posted on 01/31/2011 10:38:58 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Cronos; justsaynomore

Careful what you say...you don’t want to cause a knee jerk reaction...


46 posted on 01/31/2011 10:39:18 AM PST by moovova (Don't let Obama spoil the word "hope" for you...)
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To: ridesthemiles

In the Cary area of Raleigh/Durham, the Chic-filA’s hire mostly kids from Mormon families. They are smart, fast, speak clearly, well dressed and work extremely hard. Going through their drive-in windows is a treat....well, almost. I am not a Mormon but I can attest that they raise pretty amazing kids!


47 posted on 01/31/2011 10:40:38 AM PST by crymeariver (Good news...in a way)
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To: pfflier

People that are sick of the gaystapo will quickly offset that 5%...


48 posted on 01/31/2011 10:43:43 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Cronos; SunkenCiv
>>>> "Go out and eat a chick-fil-a today and support the company against the gay mafia" <<<<

Chicken?
EAT chicken??

HmmmpH!!

49 posted on 01/31/2011 10:46:24 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: crymeariver

There’s definitely a difference in staff regarding Chic-fil-a versus Mickie D’s/BK/Hardees/etc. Much better class of employee at CFA.

Although, I do have to give props to our nearby BOJ...they’re always fast too, and a good place to eat after church on Sundays.


50 posted on 01/31/2011 10:50:31 AM PST by moovova (Don't let Obama spoil the word "hope" for you...)
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