Skip to comments.As Chicago Chick-fil-A Owner Requests Emanuel Meeting, Teens Protest Chain In California: VIDEO
Posted on 07/28/2012 12:32:18 PM PDT by scottjewell
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's announcement that "Chick-fil-A values are not Chicago values" and opposition to the fast food franchise's expansion there because of CEO Dan Cathy's anti-gay politics really ruffled some feathers.
Lauren Silich, the owner of Chicago's sole Chick-fil-A, is asking Emanuel to have a sit down to iron things out.
The Chicago Tribune reports:
[Silich] invited Emanuel to meet her, her husband and management staff at her restaurant. The mayor's office had no immediate response. In an interview today, Silich addressed Emanuel's comments. "I get it," Silich said in an interview. "Im from here as well."
"I just want people to know theres a local face to this controversy," she added. "Were not a corporate face. We love our city."
In a letter sent to the media, Silich also said that she and her staff are committed "serving all of our guests with honor, dignity and respect." She went on to highlight Chick-fil-A's immediate economic impact: "We alone created 97 jobs this past year and our passion is building leaders for future generations, regardless of sexual orientation or beliefs."
Will Emanuel meet with Silich or will he be a scaredy cat. (What, did you think I'd go with chicken?)
In other Chick-fil-A news, a group of teen activists from Youth Empowered to Act joined forced with GLAAD to protest the grand opening of a new location in Laguna Hills, California. Watch an NBC report on the protest and see some other images AFTER THE JUMP.
If there were a protest within 30 miles of here I would go immediately to the location. If I were hungry I would buy some chicken; if I weren’t hungry I would buy some gift certificates.
This lie explains all the homo-ginned-up hysteria:
“...Dan Cathy’s anti-gay politics”
The intolerant haters are the ones protesting someones personal opinion.
Coon Rapids is right in my back yard!! I’ll be there when they open.
They are trying to kick CFA out of the Mankato campus.. I might be making a road trip to support them (about 100 miles)..
I’ve seen how “boycotts” work in areas of Los Angeles. They quickly turn into BLOCKADES, so that paying customers cannot get in.
WE MUST NEVER PERMIT THIS.
I see the California Communist Party has been putting together another demonstration.
Chick-Fil-A wins this phoney war, hands down. Look for great business and top notch earnings, as a result of the “dirt bag” Obamabot/Democrat antics. Wake up, America, Obama is trying his best to destroy the American way of life!!! End of story!!!
lol... Gotta laugh at the hypocrisy of it all.
One sign says, “Closets are for clothes.”
Really? And they’re not calling for Christians to stay “in the closet”?
I went 10 miles out of my way today to get lunch at a Chick-Fil-A. The drive-through line wrapped around the building twice. There were people lined up outside the door.
I’d say Chick-fil-A is laughing all the way to the bank. and rightfully so . . .
This is just another liberal social bandwagon. Like the occupiers that couldn't live a day without, the very things they are protesting about.
The thought that they are our future is even more sad. BTW, I'm in on the buycott.
Hopefully these young punks will grow up someday and REALLY REALLY Really be ashamed of the Really stupid stuff they did for these photographs— then again they could grow up to become public school teachers— or Mere Politicians and remain stuck on stupid.
Does it get any sillier than this??? ... This is absurd and a sad commentary on where we are as a nation.
One customer laughingly commented to the counter person that they were famous now.
Gotta say, friendliest service at a fast food place to date.
And the spicy chicken sandwich was very good.
No protesters there.
You said it, brother. I noticed that “closets” poster and immediately knew theirs was a very silly protest.
Right, Cathy’s politics are not “anti-gay”; he has a right to stick to traditional values and not jump on the PC band wagon in America.
Right, and it is long overdue. The gay agenda has opened up a can of worms and awakened a sleeping giant with this one.
Why is that? Strikes me as hypocritical...
I had breakfast and lunch today a Chick fil a, it helps that one is about 1/2 mile from my house... I probably average eating there at least 5 times a week, lately I have been working hard to raise my average.
When was this? Had I known I would have driven over there.
I might swing by a little later to see if these idiots are still out there. Maybe they can protest the new Ashley Furniture Store next door to the CFL because they use innocent Trees to make their products.
In & Out is across the street. They should protest them because they print Biblical verse on their Cups and Wrappers.
This Country is NUTS.
It sure is nuts, and let us know if you run into any lib protesters.
When you look at it from this angle that is one HUGE arse!
So what are y’all’s favorite bites at Chic-fil-A?
I’ve only been there a few time recently. What is the good greasy satisfying sandwich? Do you put mayo on it? Relish? What I’ve had seemed kinda dry and not very exiting.
I only go to fast food for guilty pleasure, I don’t want healthy fast food.
Just wait till Wednesday. I've put aside 2-3 hours just in case. (and I hope I have to use them)
Stupid yutes buying into the leftist drivel with groupspeak and newspeak ideology and terminology. Many are simply dimbulbs in it for the ride because its ‘cool and in’. Let’s hope the light of truth shines eventually into their darkened souls.
These protesters are 'dead in the water' on this. The faster they shut up and go home, the better off they'll be. That said, I hope they don't shut up and don't go home. From what I heard earlier, even the beyotches on The View were sticking up for C-F-A.
Go for the Spicey Deluxe chicken sandwich with a side of waffle cut fries. If you want mustard, mayo, or one of the chicken strip sauces, their condiments are available separately, the Chick-fil-A mayo is good with the waffle fries, actually. They don’t put condiments on the sandwiches in the kitchen, not sure why. The chicken strip trays and nugget trays are good as well. Actual chicken breast, good flavor and texture, unlike the reconstituted chicken shapes sold in many places. The classic Chick-fil-A sandwich is a fried chciken breast with dill pickle slices on a buttered, toasted bun with nothing else. Some apparently don’t care for the simplicity of that, others love it because the tart dill slices contrast with the slightly sweet crust on the chicken. To each his own. The first Chick-fil-A I ever encountered was a storefront walkup with no interior dining in Greensboro, NC in the late seventies. It was good then, still is, hasn’t changed much except expanding their menu and having nice, freestanding stores.
With shits like those pictured, I can understand while obama is not worried about being re-elected. obama won’t even have to kill them when their usefulness to him is over. They are so stupid that they will starve to death after he pulls whoever he has handfeeding them away.
Go to the source thread -- Cathy funds Christian groups, not hate groups.
There is no chick in our area. I am going to call the one in the next state and buy the next lucky order in the cash register their meal via credit card. Maybe even twice.
I want to hear from the MOODY BIBLE CHURCH &
the MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE. They’ve been around Chicago a lot longer than Rhan EmmanuaL.
Please “weigh in.”
What about WHEATON COLLEGE??
I’d like to hear from them TOO. They’re close enough to Chicago (bedroom community) to have a say here too.
I challenge the “boards” & “trustees” of these institutions to SPEAK OUT SOON & CLEARLY!!!
The little mini breakfast sandwiches, served on soft, small rolls, are to DIE for.
Yes; along with the vast majority of America. Those >2% deviant, perverted filth don’t represent The Real America, at all.
Good for you, that’s the fighting spirit! :-)
I’d have to tell that girl(I think she is) with the
poster that I would sure as hell eat frog legs before
Chik-fil-a any dam time.
Why no Frog-Fil-A?
If they had dressed up like a cow they might have gotten a free chic-fil-a.
I have to assume that this particular Olympian’s sport is weightlifting, and judging from the picture I would anticipate a gold medal.
btw, The newspaper today reported that Bill Gates is close friends with a 16-year-old-female table tennis player at the Olympics. She calls him "Uncle Bill." And he said she has beaten him at the game since she was 9. It most likely is completely innocent, but I thought odd that somebody his age hangs out with a 16 year old.
Usually when I read about Chicago,it is about the number of people shot every weekend.It is completely appalling that the mayor can complain about a fast-food diner that is not supporting the homosexual agenda.