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Here's How Much Money Chick-fil-A Gives To Anti-Gay Groups
BusinessInsider.com ^ | Jim Edwards

Posted on 07/05/2012 7:19:28 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

Chick-fil-A gave $2 million to seven anti-gay groups in 2010, the most recent year for which figures are available, according to Equality Matters' analysis of its charitable giving.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: chickfila; christians; fastfood; gays; homosexualagenda; lgbt; protraditionalvalues
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I knew someone who attended Northeastern University. He bragged about graduating "without ever reading a book." Oh well, I am sure he is proud of the school.
1 posted on 07/05/2012 7:19:32 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

IOW: Chick-fil-A supports only groups that follow the teachings in the Bible.


2 posted on 07/05/2012 7:22:07 AM PDT by George from New England (Ecaped CT in 2006, moved to north of Siberia)
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To: George from New England

I wish I could stomach their food. Way too salty, unfortunately.


3 posted on 07/05/2012 7:24:42 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

We don’t have them up my way but I’ve heard they’re pretty good.It’s good to see that they contribute to respectable political and social causes.I’m also impressed by the fact that they close on Sunday!


4 posted on 07/05/2012 7:24:44 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: ConservativeStatement
I knew someone who attended Northeastern University. He bragged about graduating "without ever reading a book." Oh well, I am sure he is proud of the school.

You sure he wasn't from FSU?............

5 posted on 07/05/2012 7:24:44 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: George from New England

Hmmm... Guess i’ll grab lunch at the local chik today.


6 posted on 07/05/2012 7:24:57 AM PDT by Afterguard
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To: George from New England

Hmmm... Guess i’ll grab lunch at the local chik today.


7 posted on 07/05/2012 7:25:01 AM PDT by Afterguard
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’d love to support Chick-fil-a, but sadly there are none in Michigan. Not sure how far north they come, or if there are any future plans to expand north.


8 posted on 07/05/2012 7:25:44 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: George from New England

Think I’ll be having lunch there today


9 posted on 07/05/2012 7:25:59 AM PDT by LifePath
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To: ConservativeStatement

Chick-fil-A is the only fast food restaurant that I ever give any business.


10 posted on 07/05/2012 7:26:22 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Evidently pro-hetero is "anti-gay."

Doesn't that make pro-gay "anti-hetero?"

11 posted on 07/05/2012 7:26:31 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: George from New England

Their owner was a Christian I believe and always closed on Sundays as they still do. Wonderful for them. And look at their businesses. They are always full of customers. They are living right and thus getting God’s blessings for doing so.


12 posted on 07/05/2012 7:27:08 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (You can almost hear the footsteps of Jesus. He is right at the door!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ConservativeStatement.


13 posted on 07/05/2012 7:27:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cuban leaf
I wish I could stomach their food. Way too salty, unfortunately.

You could stop by and grab a drink from time to time.

14 posted on 07/05/2012 7:27:55 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Red Badger

Funny, but no, definitely no.


15 posted on 07/05/2012 7:29:07 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: Mich Patriot
I’d love to support Chick-fil-a, but sadly there are none in Michigan.

I wish that Moveon.org or some other left wing group would post a nationwide list of all of the businesses that good liberals are supposed to boycott. I would try to give all of my business to companies on the list.

16 posted on 07/05/2012 7:29:17 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I suspect they are spinning this just a little.

He gives a lot of money to Christian groups who oppose the gay agenda tho that is probably a tiny bit of their activities.


17 posted on 07/05/2012 7:29:50 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: RetiredArmy

Their owner *is* a Christian, Mr. Truett Cathy. The company is privately held.

http://www.truettcathy.com/


18 posted on 07/05/2012 7:29:50 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: cuban leaf

I agree. I love the food they sell but it is at least 10 miles further than McD’s and Burger King so of course they are visited more by my family (when we eat that type of crap). In the last year, we have went to Chick-fil-A one time and went to the others about five times.


19 posted on 07/05/2012 7:29:58 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: ConservativeStatement

When they say “anti-gay” group they are including any Christian group. I never used to go to Chick-fil-A only because I’m not that big on chicken sandwiches but after I discovered the Christian background of the organization I leaned to like it and eat there all the time now.


20 posted on 07/05/2012 7:30:14 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: ConservativeStatement

We ate there yesterday.

Guess I’ll eat there three times today.


21 posted on 07/05/2012 7:30:14 AM PDT by moovova (Pandora has left the box.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Here’s How Much Money Chick-fil-A Gives To Anti-Gay Groups”

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Should be “Pro-Family groups”, or at least “anti-pervert groups” or “anti-homosexual groups”.

Gay? Why would they be against happy people?


22 posted on 07/05/2012 7:32:30 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Article would have us believe that active gay-bashing is the only mission of these groups.

They are Christian groups who happen to believe marriage is between one man and one woman.

How is THAT “anti-gay”?


23 posted on 07/05/2012 7:32:54 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: cuban leaf

I will be dining at my local Chik-fil-A next time I can.

I like their stuff anyways. I generally get the basic chicken sandwich, special fries and a milkshake.

Maybe shouldn’t eat it for 3 meals a day for 10 years but I go there a few times. It’s good stuff.


24 posted on 07/05/2012 7:33:27 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: ConservativeStatement
So? This is America. They can give to anyone they want. What's the big deal?

I'm sure there are institutions who give to homosexual supporting groups.

If you want a homosexual country, support the others. If you want a mom and pop country, support these guys.

It's really quite simple to figure out.

25 posted on 07/05/2012 7:33:50 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: George from New England

Love walking into a Chick-Fil-A and hearing Christian music playing. Makes me think there is hope for America after all.


26 posted on 07/05/2012 7:34:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ConservativeStatement

Why do they call them “anti-gay” instead of “pro-morality?”


27 posted on 07/05/2012 7:34:32 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: EyeGuy

“Gay? Why would they be against happy people?” That was my Plan B option for the first post.


28 posted on 07/05/2012 7:34:51 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Too greasy for my tastes, but as long as the kids like it, I’ll gladly take them there. And they’re not hurting for business ... ever try to get in the drive thru lane during a lunch rush?


29 posted on 07/05/2012 7:35:44 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I wonder how long it would take for the degenerates and wicked to start attacking Chick-fil-A. Lord, PLEASE come soon and spare us from the evil that is descending so thickly upon our land!


30 posted on 07/05/2012 7:37:08 AM PDT by Arkansas Toothpick
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To: Mich Patriot

Chick-fil-A
Oakland University
2200 N Squirrel Rd Rochester, MI 48309

http://www.chick-fil-a.com/Locations/Locator


31 posted on 07/05/2012 7:37:42 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Isn’t Business Insider now owned by Bloomberg?


32 posted on 07/05/2012 7:37:44 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Doesn't that make pro-gay "anti-hetero?"

Yep. And since pro-lifers are labeled as anti-choice ... that makes pro-choicers anti-life.

33 posted on 07/05/2012 7:37:54 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: cuban leaf
Their deserts are awesome with no salt. Just go for the deserts.

Chick-fil-A also gave my daughters their first jobs. All three of them are productive worker bees. While they were still in college, they had a holiday job waiting for them every time they came home for a visit.

The Chick-fil-A where they worked somehow managed to get the nicest kids in town to work for them, and not a single illegal alien. During the combined five years over which my daughters worked for them, you could count on the fingers of one hand the number of kids which got fired. Generally, it was a jag-off who managed to hide their attitude just long enough to get hired. Other than those, it was only kids who consistently failed to show up for work.

34 posted on 07/05/2012 7:38:13 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

One thing I’ve noticed is the gay boycott of Chick-fil-A has been highly successful... for Chick-fil-A.

Their restaurants — all doing a brisk business — have a nice, family-friendly environment.


35 posted on 07/05/2012 7:38:26 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: circlecity

I eat at Chick-fil-a any time I am near them it seems. The closest one is 2hrs away and the kicker is I am allergic to chicken so I get the salad and ice tea, but my boys enjoy the food and my wife loves it. I am happy to support them for several reasons this being one of them. I also appreciate what they do for the kids that work for them.


36 posted on 07/05/2012 7:39:01 AM PDT by lowflyn (Im nobody, just ask a liberal)
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To: al_c

They do offer it grilled. Maybe you should consider trying that.


37 posted on 07/05/2012 7:39:23 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: ConservativeStatement

Now that “Dear Leader” has “evolved”, it is a matter of either you push the homosexual agenda 100% or else they’re going to destroy you. Period.

The Chick-fil-A people are Christian people who have, for many years, devoted themselves and their money to Christian causes - children’s homes for one thing (going way back). We have family friends who worked for them for years.

God didn’t approve of homosexual behavior in the Law. He has not changed - magically - just because certain human beings have decided they like it.


38 posted on 07/05/2012 7:39:36 AM PDT by Twinkie (Isaiah 53)
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To: cuban leaf
Unfortunately, all restaurant food has way too much sodium, IMHO. As fast food goes, however, Chick fil a isn't all that bad in terms of taste and quality. And the employees are dedicated to customer service...as opposed to McDonalds, for example. McDonalds is so bad, they can even screw up a salad. And the employees would rather chat among themselves than wait on you.

True story: Once at McDonalds, I ordered a chicken salad. I specified grilled chicken, not fried. The employee was so busy yapping with her co-worker, she had to ask me twice if I wanted grilled or fried chicken. Finally, the salad arrived, and...you guessed it...the chicken was fried . Never had that problem at Chick fil a. Staff is courteous, helpful and professional. And the food doesn't give me indigestion.

39 posted on 07/05/2012 7:39:36 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Bubba_Leroy

always very good service and great shakes too


40 posted on 07/05/2012 7:42:03 AM PDT by itsLUCKY2B (?Borders, Language, and Culture.?)
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To: ConservativeStatement

They are also the only chain restaurant I know of that is closed on Sundays.


41 posted on 07/05/2012 7:43:05 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: George from New England

“IOW: Chick-fil-A supports only groups that follow the teachings in the Bible.”

In theory, any group that isn’t pro-gay is anti-gay.


42 posted on 07/05/2012 7:43:05 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Here is what’s listed on Wikipedia, I don’t see a reference to Bloomberg.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Insider


43 posted on 07/05/2012 7:43:12 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

The pro-gay movement is actually anti-Christ.
It is the vehicle through which the prince of this world seeks to criminalize Christian beliefs.


44 posted on 07/05/2012 7:44:36 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: RegulatorCountry

[ The company is privately held. ]

Which means they could even throw their money down a big hole they dug in the desert and it is completely no one else’s business what they do with it. (not to say that chik-fil-a is doing that as they are definately not doing so) but even if they were overtly literally burning money to heat their chicken it would still be no one else’s business that they were doing so.

I hate how the meddling left tells others what to do. Yet condems others who support a majority opinion on matters of social concern.


45 posted on 07/05/2012 7:44:55 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: ConservativeStatement

First, why is this article in “Business Insider”? It seems like a Huffpo type article....
Regardless, if you look at that list, they all have one thing in common. They are all Christian Organizations. is Jim Edwards anti-Christian? Is Business Insider anti-Christian? It must be. Maybe Jim and the Business Insiders would like Christianity to be abolished? It seems so.
We MUST start fighting back. The liberals are less that 30% of the population (btw- all studies agree that our population is less than 4% homosexual).
How about a story on what charities Progressive Insurance donates to? Or how about Salesforce.com? Who are the major contributors to The Tides Foundation and what groups receive the greatest funding from Tides? What charities does Business Insider contribute to?


46 posted on 07/05/2012 7:45:47 AM PDT by 80sReaganite (Where is our next Ronaldus Magnus....?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
As a retiree I only get into civilization (town) about once or twice a month, but those are my "Chic=Fil-A" days. I always eat there.

It is always clean, the employees are very nice and polite, and they stand for the causes I believe in.

I have stopped going into any establishment who employ, and tolerate, employees who are rude, and with an attitude. When I'm at the grocery store, I pick the line where I don't see an obama-pout on someones angry face.

I'm sick of the attitudes and I won't trade where it is pronounced. I'll wait behind five people with full grocery carts to use the checkout person who exudes a friendly face and a good attitude. I won't buy from car, appliance, or other salespeople with that attitude either. If that's all an establishment has to offer, I'll take my business elsewhere.

I pick my preference of charities to which I donate, and tell the rest to get it from obama.

Now my personal vendetta won't make the oceans rise, but it satisfies me.
47 posted on 07/05/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Bubba_Leroy

A favorite food joint for liberals and blacks, ironically... I am not a food afficionado like them.

I always find it intriguing how liberals always attack the very foundations upon which their favorite hang outs and indulgences are performed.


48 posted on 07/05/2012 7:47:04 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: FrankR

Excellent post! If only ALL conservatives would follow your sage advice...


49 posted on 07/05/2012 7:47:32 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Mich Patriot

In the past few years they started appearing here in the Chicago suburbs, so they’ll no doubt be making their way to Michigan in the next few years.


50 posted on 07/05/2012 7:48:44 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Support hate crime laws: Because some victims are more equal than others.)
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