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Chick-fil-A 'kiss in' protest tries to challenge appreciation day
LA Times ^ | Aug 3 2012 | Unattributed

Posted on 08/03/2012 6:58:21 AM PDT by scottjewell

Two days after backers of Chick-fil-A converged on locations around the nation in support, gay rights backers plan to strike back with a decidedly different kind of activism.

Activists are planning a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A" on Friday. As part of the event, couples are encouraged to go one of the chicken restaurant's locations and take a photo or video of themselves kissing.

It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds that turned out Wednesday to a show of support for the company's CEO, who ignited a national debate by publicly expressing his opposition to same-sex marriage.

As of Thursday evening, a few people had posted photos on the "Kiss Day" website.

"Let's show Chick-fil-A thanks for their support of Love, Equality, and the Real Definition of Marriage! Invite your friends!" organizers said on its Facebook page.

The move comes after thousands of restaurant supporters came out to back the CEO's stance. In some cases, there were long lines at locations.

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1 posted on 08/03/2012 6:58:28 AM PDT by scottjewell
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What time will the homos be out there today?


2 posted on 08/03/2012 6:59:36 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: scottjewell

Looks like I’m eating at Chick-Fil-A again today...


3 posted on 08/03/2012 7:01:13 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: scottjewell

I wonder how much advertising the LA Times did for the Chick-Fil-A appreciation day prior to the event occurring? I’m going to have to put a wager in as zero.

Ahh, Homos - All they want is ‘equal’ rights - equal as in ‘we get all the rights, and you get none.’ George Orwell must be looking down at this and laughing his fool head off.


4 posted on 08/03/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: cuban leaf

Son has made the first stop for breakfast, I will get supper on the way home from work.


5 posted on 08/03/2012 7:02:59 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: scottjewell

just got back from CFA in suburban Southeastern Pennsylvania. I did not see any attention-whoring perverts while there.


6 posted on 08/03/2012 7:03:37 AM PDT by Libertarian4Bush (if you voted for obama, I have no respect for you. you're either a loser or a sucker. sorry!)
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To: cuban leaf

“Looks like I’m eating at Chick-Fil-A again today...”

Me, too. Highway 29 in Lilburn. Just asked hubby what he wanted me to bring home since today is conference call day for him.


7 posted on 08/03/2012 7:03:48 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: scottjewell

I’ll just wear blinders when I go today. And my “Tea Party” shirt of course!


8 posted on 08/03/2012 7:03:48 AM PDT by albie
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To: cuban leaf
Looks like I’m eating at Chick-Fil-A again today...

Be sure to bring a phone cam and post any "sightings."

9 posted on 08/03/2012 7:04:42 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: scottjewell
It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds that turned out Wednesday...

That's laughbable. There aren't enough homosexuals in existance to match those crowds.

10 posted on 08/03/2012 7:04:51 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: rawhide

“What time will the homos be out there today?”

From reports I’ve seen, the GLAAD group is saying any time, the Get Equal Group says 8 pm EST/7 Central/5 Pacific.


11 posted on 08/03/2012 7:05:33 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

I’m guessing a dozen or less at most CFAs. The usual dismal counter protest by worthless socialists.

It would be funny if the union thugs had the nads to show up and protest with their bretheren butt pirates and muff divers. Naw, they’d rather stay in the closet to “protect” their image as tough guys.


12 posted on 08/03/2012 7:06:14 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: freeangel

Here is an interesting side issue about the CFA debacle:

I had never eaten there before. I was amazed at how good the food was and how fast and polite the service was, even in pandemonium.

I am not a fast food person, but it will be my choice on the rare occasion that I am.

I am not alone.

I think other chicken and burger places permanently lost business to CFA Wednesday.


13 posted on 08/03/2012 7:06:54 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: scottjewell

It will, at very most, generate a few hundred nut-cases nation-wide.

The Media though will be out there, and find (or create) a scene at a Chik-fil-A with several homosexuals (probably not ugly ones either) and some of their supports. If the MSM is really lucky, they will get on film someone arguing with these homosexuals.

Then they will have their story for the evening news.


14 posted on 08/03/2012 7:06:54 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: SampleMan
Agreed. But they will try and have their hour in the spotlight.---CBS NEWS AUG 3 "Chick-fil-A restaurants face day of "Kiss In" after conservatives deliver record sales" http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57486011/chick-fil-a-restaurants-face-day-of-kiss-in-after-conservatives-deliver-record-sales/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BuzzGames_Gamecore+(TheShowbuzz%3A+Games+GameCore)
15 posted on 08/03/2012 7:08:59 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Menehune56

—Be sure to bring a phone cam and post any “sightings.”—

I posted one from Wednesday already on other threads. ;-)


16 posted on 08/03/2012 7:09:28 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: scottjewell

The gay community is so Heterophobic!


17 posted on 08/03/2012 7:09:34 AM PDT by Howard Morrison (Response to Ann Uchtman)
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To: scottjewell

Perhaps the Christians can go the same day and give each other the kiss of peace.


18 posted on 08/03/2012 7:09:51 AM PDT by Raycpa
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To: scottjewell; rawhide; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ..
RE :"Activists are planning a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A" on Friday. As part of the event, couples are encouraged to go one of the chicken restaurant's locations and take a photo or video of themselves kissing."

Maybe they should make a REAL more relevent statement and line up to commit sodomy in the bathrooms.

19 posted on 08/03/2012 7:11:21 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: cuban leaf
Exactly!

The LGBT activists who will go to CFA today will either ask for water, not buy anything, and/or vandalize the place.

I plan on buying a combo meal at our local CFA today...maybe even a t-shirt too.

20 posted on 08/03/2012 7:11:55 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: cuban leaf

If you run into any “protesters”, don’t forget to point and laugh.

Ridicule is your strongest weapon - Saul Alinsky


21 posted on 08/03/2012 7:11:54 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Menehune56; cuban leaf; scottjewell
It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds that turned out Wednesday...

That's laughbable. There aren't enough homosexuals in existance to match those crowds.

The only way they could do it is if they organized a bus tour and went from one Chick-Fil-A to the next.

I bet somewhere they do just that.

22 posted on 08/03/2012 7:12:12 AM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: cuban leaf
Next trip try their waffle fries and lemonade.

...and how about those extra big catchup packs.

23 posted on 08/03/2012 7:13:10 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: scottjewell

One glance at their location map shows me that CFA is generally not located in the gay meccas...there are a few in California, so some LA tv crew is going to find a half dozen people staging a kiss in, and the big cable networks will push the story that it happened everywhere....but it will be a lie.


24 posted on 08/03/2012 7:14:49 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: sickoflibs
That might make a strong statement. ;) In any case, I think they are going to need a larger group of protesters:
25 posted on 08/03/2012 7:15:29 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds

Whats funny is that the number of people turning out Wednesday in support of Chick-Fil-A probably exceeds the total gay population in the U.S.

26 posted on 08/03/2012 7:15:58 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Not hard to do with these people I might add.


27 posted on 08/03/2012 7:16:35 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: mware

On Thursday I had the spicy chicken with waffle fries and sugar free lemonade.

I mixed their hot sauce with mayo to make a really good french fry dip.

Before my 50 minute commute home, I had a Peach shake. I was blown away by how good that thing was. and the chunks of peach were awesome.

When I got home I had a regular chicken sandwitch and fries waiting for me. It had jalapeno cheese and it was yummy too.

I may get a chicken salad today.


28 posted on 08/03/2012 7:17:37 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: scottjewell
It ‘breaks my heart’ to say it, but in my old Bronx neighborhood, guys kissed all the time...

sometime the outcome was not so good.


29 posted on 08/03/2012 7:18:00 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: scottjewell

Lesbians of necessity.


30 posted on 08/03/2012 7:18:47 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: scottjewell; All

It has been awhile so for review:

“We shall sodomize your sons, emblems of your feeble masculinity, of your shallow dreams and vulgar lies. We shall seduce them in your schools, in your dormitories, in your gymnasiums, in your locker rooms, in your sports arenas, in your seminaries, in your youth groups, ...wherever men are with men together. Your sons shall become our minions and do our bidding. They will be recast in our image. They will come to crave and adore us. All churches who condemn us will be closed. Our holy gods are handsome young men. ...We shall be victorious because we are fueled with the ferocious bitterness of the oppressed...”

Michael Swift - Boston Gay Community News - February 15-21, 1987

http://www.truenews.org/Homosexuality/real_agenda.html


31 posted on 08/03/2012 7:19:23 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Vaquero

Ha :-)


32 posted on 08/03/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

What challenge? They won’t BUY anything. Just take up space that real Americans could be using to seat their families!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Drudge the HOMO didn’t give a sh*t about appreciation day, but he sure got his ‘Bun’ shot up fast yesterday! Pathetic!


33 posted on 08/03/2012 7:20:27 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: edcoil

Holy crap...


34 posted on 08/03/2012 7:22:20 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: cuban leaf

am not a fast food person, but it will be my choice on the rare occasion that I am. I am not alone.

No, you are not alone. I, too, am not a fast food person but my money will be spent at CFA when I do want some. Emmanual and others did us a favor in an odd sort of way. It woke people up to who is running this country and where we are going. I believe it was Geraldo Rivera said this AM on Fox that the momentum at CFA will die down soon but he missed the big picture, as most liberals do. We are going to eat there not only because the food is good and a decent price, but we are in solidarity with the moral beliefs that the president of that company has. It has nothing to do with hatred for gays or their rights as individuals to have sex with whomever they choose. It has everything to do with what the Holy Word of God teaches and our belief in the God who gave us His Word. We don’t believe in bestiality either, but I guess that will be another fight down the road some time. IMHO.


35 posted on 08/03/2012 7:22:38 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: scottjewell
Horrible, horrible writing.

Two days after backers of Chick-fil-A converged on locations around the nation in support, gay rights backers plan to strike back with a decidedly different kind of activism. {In support of what? Who writes these sentences?}

It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds that turned out Wednesday to a show of support for the company's CEO, who ignited a national debate by publicly expressing his opposition to same-sex marriage. {Really, anyone excepts the same crowds today of kissing gays?}

As of Thursday evening, a few people had posted photos on the "Kiss Day" website. {Few sounds more in line with reality}

"Let's show Chick-fil-A thanks for their support of Love, Equality, and the Real Definition of Marriage! Invite your friends!" organizers said on its Facebook page. {That was Wednesday, you missed it}

The move comes after thousands of restaurant supporters came out to back the CEO's stance. In some cases, there were long lines at locations. {Where were there not long lines?}

Chick-fil-A drew criticism after Chief Executive Dan Cathy recently said he and his company were against gay marriage. The comments drew strong reactions, with customers pledging to boycott the chain and some mayors proclaiming they would not allow Chick-fil-A to open in their cities. {Or gaystapo – either way}.

36 posted on 08/03/2012 7:23:00 AM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: edcoil

Yes, I think this is how they speak to one another in what they think is the privacy of the boardrooms of the big gay organizations.


37 posted on 08/03/2012 7:24:08 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: scottjewell

Ah, yes. The “news” media: free advertising for all things “progressive”. Not a word they spoke about Appreciation Day, but they will talk up a storm about a pending homo protest to drum up the numbers.


38 posted on 08/03/2012 7:24:54 AM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: chris37

Don’t we know it ;-)


39 posted on 08/03/2012 7:25:42 AM PDT by scottjewell
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To: SampleMan

“That’s laughbable. There aren’t enough homosexuals in existance to match those crowds. “

These gays are so stupid. They have non-gay supporters such as Meghan McCain. But nobody is going to kiss Meghan McCain.


40 posted on 08/03/2012 7:25:55 AM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: albie

The wife and I will be eating at CFA for lunch

wearing our CFA T`s we got Wednesday.

I doubt we see any of these perverts here..twenty

miles down the road in Nashville..face time in front

of oh so willing TV cameras.Yeah,they`ll be “out”.

Hope nobody smacks them live on TV /sarc


41 posted on 08/03/2012 7:27:21 AM PDT by Harold Shea (RVN `70 - `71)
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To: cuban leaf

Stop! You are making me hungry! LOL

Too bad our nearest CFA is an hour away in W.Virginia. :(

On Monday, we were in Clarksville, IN, as we headed out of town from visiting my father-in-law in the hospital (triple bypass last week—doing well, BTW), we stopped at CFA and grabbed some lunch for our family of six. The place was packed, but we received our food in good time. Not a single bite of food went to waste among all of us (even my 8 y.o. daughter, who is not a big fan of chicken). It wasn’t cheap—$35, but that was all meals with drinks and fries, and it was SOOOOO good. I’ve always loved their food.


42 posted on 08/03/2012 7:31:23 AM PDT by Hoosier Catholic Momma (How long till my Arkansas drawl fades into the twang of southeast Ohio?)
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To: scottjewell

It’s Homoprobe Tonsil Hockey Day.


43 posted on 08/03/2012 7:31:55 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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RE :” Maybe they should make a REAL more relevent statement and line up to commit sodomy in the bathrooms
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That might make a strong statement. ;) In any case, I think they are going to need a larger group of protesters

Yep, I had some fun posting that.

But more seriously, this fight is one of the much more fun and easy ones because the issue revs up our side much more than theirs. The libs are not in agreement as to if they should attack the Chickfil business for the owners statements, especially one that's theme is family and Christian. Example, lib Matthews who is pro-gay marriage didnt like the threats to Chickfil. That is a split enemy.

Alternatively our side is not split at all on it and totally united, Even the weakest RINO has sympathy for ChickfilA.

In fact there is a bigger lesson here on how to pick (Political) battles if we want a series of easy wins.

44 posted on 08/03/2012 7:32:53 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Howard Morrison

This is a very good point. We need to be referring to homosexuals as “heterophobes” at every opportunity. Put them on the defensive for a change.


45 posted on 08/03/2012 7:33:10 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Bitsy

Wonder if Cathy would agree to being written in for POTUS?


46 posted on 08/03/2012 7:33:27 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: scottjewell
I encourage the gay community to hold a kiss in at Chick-fil-a.

It will no doubt further stoke the flames of the fire that we saw earlier this week during Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.

47 posted on 08/03/2012 7:34:00 AM PDT by Gamecock (We don't come to Christ to be born again; rather, we are born again in order to come to Christ. RCS)
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To: Howard Morrison

[ The gay community is so Heterophobic! ]

I like the term Heterophobic...

Should go to my local chik-fil-a and hold up a sign next to protesters that says: “End Hetrophobia: Eet Mor Chikin”

See if they even realize what I am doing.... It will prolly go over their heads like a DiHydrogen Monoxide joke...


48 posted on 08/03/2012 7:35:46 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: scottjewell; P-Marlowe; wagglebee
It remains unclear whether this protest will generate the huge crowds

Since the homosexuals are about 2% of the population according to some surveys, it is unlikely they'll get even close to Wednesday's numbers.

To reiterate what everyone knows:

Chick-fil-A has an official position of non-discrimination toward anyone. CFA's owner, a religious man, in an interview with a religious radio station, said he supports traditional marriage (oh...what a shock!).

HE and his family own a private foundation called WinShape that offers marriage retreats and uses and supports a variety of pro-traditional marriage groups that align with their private purpose of strengthening traditional marriage.

Both his comments and his private foundation fall under free expression and religious freedom.

Compare this with JC Penny, whose corporation is running clothing advertisements with pro-homosexual family themes in prime time on the corporate dime.

A Chick-fil-A commercial has cows telling us to eat more chicken.

You tell me which one is using their corporation to advance their agenda.

49 posted on 08/03/2012 7:36:04 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: cuban leaf

takking the family there today.

The homostapo will be talking to local media and have a camera following their small groups and then these small groups will go to different locations all day thus making it look like they are more than they are in number.

That is why they don;t have a precise time around the country as they know they do not have the numbers like we do.


50 posted on 08/03/2012 7:37:32 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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