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‘Tastes Like Hate’: Torrance Chick-Fil-A Vandalized Ahead Of ‘Same Sex Kiss Day’
CBS Los Angeles ^ | August 3, 2012

Posted on 08/03/2012 11:28:17 AM PDT by nickcarraway

The store manager of a Chick-fil-A in Torrance says the restaurant was targeted by vandals overnight.

KNX 1070′s John Brooks reports a message that read “Tastes Like Hate” with a painting of a cow was discovered early Friday morning at the store located at 18200 Hawthorne Boulevard.

Workers quickly painted over the graffiti as Torrance police officers were called out to the scene sometime around 6:40 a.m., according to police.

Franchise owner Cole Donahoo said they never talk about politics, marriage or religion at the restaurant — they just serve food to anyone who comes in.

“We just don’t even discuss that here at the workplace,” said Donahoo. “Our goal is to serve great food with courteous service in a clean, hospitable environment.”

Friday also marks National Same Sex Kiss Day, which has been organized by gay and lesbian supporters to show “Chick-fil-A Our Thanks For Their Support Of Love, Equality, And The Real Definition Of Marriage,” according to the event’s Facebook page.

Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has said he believes in the Biblical interpretation of marriage being between a man and a woman. The chain has also reportedly donated millions to anti-gay marriage groups in recent years, according to Equality Matters.

During the “kiss-in” planned for 5 p.m. Friday, gay and straight couples are encouraged to go to any Chick-fil-A location and take a picture kissing.

On Wednesday, thousands ate at Chick-fil-A locations around the country after Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee called for a national “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” to show support for Cathy.

However, Huckabee told KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO that freedom of speech — not same-sex marriage — is at the core of this controversy.

“This really isn’t about the chicken; it’s not even about the product. It’s just about whether the person who is the executive of a company can still speak his mind,” said Huckabee. “We expect that every day from the CEOs of Apple and Starbucks and Ben & Jerry’s, and it ought to be the same set of rules applied to a person who is a conservative, and in this case, an evangelical Christian.”

The Torrance Police Department is investigating the vandalism.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: chickfila; homosexualagenda; kissday; vandalism

1 posted on 08/03/2012 11:28:26 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Id hate to find out the owner did this for publicity


2 posted on 08/03/2012 11:30:21 AM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: nickcarraway

Ya know.. I am really getting sick of being labeled a hater by haters...

I could give to flips what they do in their bedroom.. I just don’t care.

I also don’t care to hear about it all the time.


3 posted on 08/03/2012 11:31:00 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: nickcarraway

I see the deep feeling fair minded liberal left is at it again. Pushing the hate agenda to fire up their base. It will probably work on the fools.


4 posted on 08/03/2012 11:31:10 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: nickcarraway

That is my local Chick-Fil-A.

Lines were about 30 people outside door on Wed.


5 posted on 08/03/2012 11:31:26 AM PDT by Reaganez
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To: nickcarraway

Ironic, rather hateful behavior on the vandalizer’s part.

I think today is a better day to go to CFA than the big support day. It would be great if TODAY was the day when they did the best business!

I’d go but there isn’t one within hours of me.


6 posted on 08/03/2012 11:32:23 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: nickcarraway

time to posse.


7 posted on 08/03/2012 11:32:49 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Woe to them...)
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To: nickcarraway

Methinks the “gay community” has popped the pin on a hand grenade. Unfortunately, they threw the pin and held the grenade.


8 posted on 08/03/2012 11:33:11 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: nickcarraway
How intolerant of the loony Lefties.
9 posted on 08/03/2012 11:33:43 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: MasterGunner01

I have noticed for the last few hours that this Adam Smith video (the one that various news services are linking to) appears to be “stuck” at 149,039 hits on my computer.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bPLNgkP9nzc#!

You don’t think YouTube would be suppressing hit counts, do you? Could it be my cookies or something?


10 posted on 08/03/2012 11:34:54 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: cableguymn

They are the haters. They hate marriage. They want to re-define it until it is meaningless.

The hate is theirs.


11 posted on 08/03/2012 11:35:39 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: nickcarraway

Looks like they sent out a pro sign painter/vandal. Rather carefully done for graffiti.


12 posted on 08/03/2012 11:37:09 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: cableguymn
I could give to flips what they do in their bedroom.. I just don’t care.

They used to say, "What we do in the privacy of our own bedroom...."

But they're not happy with that now; they want to take it public...like with the queer parade they have each year here in San Diego. Why would they take public what they claim is private? It makes no sense.

13 posted on 08/03/2012 11:37:24 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: nickcarraway

Saw nothing about this on Fox, but the CNN report passed over the vandalism in a split-second and gave plenty of air time to the fat lesbian from Decatur GA who invited Dan Cathy to come to her house for chicken and “conversation.”


14 posted on 08/03/2012 11:37:54 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: Reaganez

This location hasn’t even been open 6 months, I think. It’s very local to me, too. Bastards...


15 posted on 08/03/2012 11:39:15 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (PSA. As of 8/3/12, 96/172 days 'til we vote out/take out the trash. (11/6/12, 1/20/13))
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To: Persevero

I went Wednesday night because there is one on my way home and I am going tonight because I have to go to the mall for some things. My daughter, granddaughter and I may go again tomorrow. I love their salads!


16 posted on 08/03/2012 11:39:17 AM PDT by mouse_35 (Watergate didn't come with a body count. Impeach Holder now!!!)
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To: al baby
I'd hate to find out the owner did this for publicity

That's very doubtful. Every political assassination of the last 200 years has been the work of a leftist. Similarly, every crime of church arson and vandalism has been traced back to liberals for as long as such records have been kept. Mass murderers from Joseph Stalin (Communist) to Adolph Hitler (Socialist) and to, yes, Ted Kennedy (Socialist murderer and abortionist) are all liberals.

Conservatives are, by nature, law-abiding people who are obedient to God, respecting life and property. In the unlikely case that the Torrance Chick-Fil-A vandalism was an inside job, it's a safe bet that that the one involved (maybe a disgruntled employee) was a liberal sodomite.

17 posted on 08/03/2012 11:41:11 AM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: nickcarraway

Someone should find the fag that did this and ask him what he’s had in HIS mouth lately.

And how did THAT taste?


18 posted on 08/03/2012 11:41:11 AM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: al baby

Id hate to find out the owner did this for publicity
____________________________________________________

Now, what put that thought in your head?


19 posted on 08/03/2012 11:42:42 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: mouse_35
Could be Peta, looks like they are hijacking the kiss-in:

Photobucket

20 posted on 08/03/2012 11:43:38 AM PDT by KittenClaws
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To: iontheball

Well for one it looks to darn neat not rushed


21 posted on 08/03/2012 11:44:42 AM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: nickcarraway

Look at the spin....it wasn’t vandalized ahead of the gay kiss-in, it was vandalized after the successful CFA Appreciation Day. They slant the news with impunity.


22 posted on 08/03/2012 11:45:37 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s not about hate, it’s not about chicken, it’s all about forcing the American people to accept an aberrant, unnatural, unsanitary and immoral lifestyle as being the norm.


23 posted on 08/03/2012 11:45:53 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: KittenClaws; Lazamataz

AFAIK, Laz doesn’t hit vegans.


24 posted on 08/03/2012 11:46:42 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: nickcarraway
aaawww... those silly leftists... they just want to express themselves..
doesn't it just inspire you to side with them? /sarc
25 posted on 08/03/2012 11:49:21 AM PDT by Newton (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Night Hides Not; Lazamataz

I’d hope not. That would be in bad taste.


26 posted on 08/03/2012 11:50:24 AM PDT by KittenClaws
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To: Christian4Bush

Yeah,but the one inside Del Amo Mall down the street on Hawthorne has been around for 20 plus years.

Closer and drive-through is much more convenient.


27 posted on 08/03/2012 11:51:18 AM PDT by Reaganez
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To: freedomlover
I have no clue. What's the political persuasion of YouTube? If they're lib/gay, you've got the answer.
28 posted on 08/03/2012 11:57:51 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: nickcarraway
It looks like Kristallnacht for anyone who
believes in the creator of the universe.

29 posted on 08/03/2012 11:59:05 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: KittenClaws

I can only hope so! I REALLY enjoy ticking PETA brats off! I live behind enemy lines is Austin. I get a LOT of practice ;-)


30 posted on 08/03/2012 12:14:23 PM PDT by mouse_35 (Watergate didn't come with a body count. Impeach Holder now!!!)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

I think that’s a gross exaggeration.


31 posted on 08/03/2012 12:16:02 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Reaganez

I also enjoyed a sixty min conversation with fellow patriots at the Torrance CFA on Wed. Everyone was sooooo hateful weren’t they? (sarc)


32 posted on 08/03/2012 12:21:25 PM PDT by 7thOF7th (Righteousness is our cause and justice will prevail!)
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To: luvbach1
Rather carefully done for graffiti.

I thought it was pretty good too. Looks like they used a stencil--speed and accuracy.

33 posted on 08/03/2012 12:29:10 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: Night Hides Not; Lazamataz
AFAIK, Laz doesn’t hit vegans.

Perhaps only with a two-by-four? :=)

34 posted on 08/03/2012 12:50:43 PM PDT by Bob
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To: KittenClaws

I’m filling out a top secret clearance form. Under hair color there’s a drop down menu. Choices included purple, orange, green, candy-striped...nowhere did it say, “partially balding and lying about the color of what’s left.”


35 posted on 08/03/2012 1:22:19 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: mouse_35

Who was it that said PETA stood for People Eating Tasty Animals?

LOL!

Seriously, anywhere stupid tools gather, you will find some sort of national socialist organization willing to use them.


36 posted on 08/03/2012 1:31:44 PM PDT by KittenClaws
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To: nickcarraway
We'll see.

37 posted on 08/03/2012 1:53:54 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: randog

the artist has come forward

Manny Castro
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/03/chick-fil-a-graffiti-torrance_n_1738807.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003


38 posted on 08/03/2012 2:05:46 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

I hope he is currently under arrest.


39 posted on 08/03/2012 2:47:19 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: RummyChick
"It's paint on a wall. It got removed in less than an hour. It's not that much of a crime -- it's a protest."

Um hmmm. So Tea Partiers, get those spray cans ready and match over to White House. It is, after all, a protest!

40 posted on 08/03/2012 2:54:04 PM PDT by rintense
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To: nickcarraway

Channel 7 (Los Angeles) put my Tea Party sign next to the graffiti one. :)

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=8760464

Here it is...
http://kttv.images.worldnow.com/images/19167507_BG3.jpg


41 posted on 08/03/2012 4:47:40 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: nickcarraway
Channel 7 (Los Angeles) put my Tea Party sign next to the graffiti one. :) http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/national_world&id=8760464 Here it is...
42 posted on 08/03/2012 4:47:55 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: RummyChick
From the article:

He welcomes both detractors and admirers to his group art show this Saturday, where he's prepared to answer any question anyone might have.

...and perhaps sell something. Yeah, right, he "did it for the cause". It all comes down to the Benjamins. This is turning into a black eye for the homos.

43 posted on 08/04/2012 9:27:51 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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