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Protesters boycott Chicago Chick-fil-A
WBEZ 91.5 ^ | Aug 8 2012 | Elliott Ramos

Posted on 08/08/2012 5:56:36 PM PDT by scottjewell

A gay activist group “re-launched” a boycott of the embattled Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, with a protest at the only Chicago store Wednesday afternoon.

Protesters gathered at 4:30 p.m. at the 30 E. Chicago store. In a statement, the group Gay Liberation Network is seeking to boycott what they claim is millions of dollars that is used to promote discrimination against gays.

The restaurant became a lightning rod for controversy last month when the company’s CEO Dan Cathy said “we are inviting God's judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say 'We know better than you as to what constitutes marriage.'"


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bullies; chicago; chickfila; christophobes; gaystapo; haters; homosexualagenda; kissday
I am awaiting Americans for Truth About Homosexuality's Peter LeBarbara's report and pics. he was most definitely going to be there in a counter protest today:

AFTAH Stands with Chick-Fil-A in Chicago against Gay Liberation Network Bullies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2916088/posts

1 posted on 08/08/2012 5:56:42 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

The HomoNazis just won’t give it up. Those sexual deviants have got to be in America’s face all day long or they’re not happy. They are some sick bass turds.


2 posted on 08/08/2012 6:00:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s been a week.

Let’s all go back.
:D


3 posted on 08/08/2012 6:03:08 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: scottjewell

These HomoNazis might as well dress up as cows....because everytime they boycott Chick Fil A I want to eat mor’ chikin’

The Orlando-area Chick Fil A’s are going gangbusters.


4 posted on 08/08/2012 6:05:48 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Just because someone has an "R" next to their name, does not make them a Conservative)
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To: scottjewell

Christian-hating heterophobes. They are marching because someone disagrees with their sexual orientation decision. I wish I was going to Chicago sometime soon, so I could make it a point to eat there.


5 posted on 08/08/2012 6:06:27 PM PDT by Brownie63
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I hope that given enough rope, they’ll hang themselves. People are getting real tired of their incessant whining.


6 posted on 08/08/2012 6:06:49 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell

I guess it took them a week to get enough of a crowd to make a showing!


7 posted on 08/08/2012 6:11:24 PM PDT by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: scottjewell

“the group Gay Liberation Network is seeking to boycott what they claim is millions of dollars that is used to promote discrimination against gays. “

The truth is that the glbt groups are getting millions of dollars from companys like starbucks and penneys to dicriminate against the traditional values this country was built upon.


8 posted on 08/08/2012 6:15:58 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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Homosexuals protesting free speech. Go figure.


9 posted on 08/08/2012 6:17:52 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: scottjewell

These folks are such a mess. Takes a week to pull a few folks together to protest. We on the other hand, get a unified mission statement and organize! Funny to watch them fumble around.


10 posted on 08/08/2012 6:19:24 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: Brownie63

Me, too - I’m glad AFTAH was going there to counter-protest.


11 posted on 08/08/2012 6:19:54 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: Brownie63

oh no, we don’t agree with a man liking fecal matter on his penis, the shock.

This si plain stupid, , they seriously need to be told that they are little babies, that we don;t want special rights based on how one has sex and that marriage etc is one woman and one man , that is between them


12 posted on 08/08/2012 6:21:06 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: freeangel

They have hundreds of corporations donating megamillions to gay marriage, such as Amazon, Home Depot, Starbucks and tons of others. Where are the Christian and traditional social conservative protests of those comapnies?


13 posted on 08/08/2012 6:21:50 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: manc

I hope more and more people become disgusted at their obnoxious whining.


14 posted on 08/08/2012 6:23:06 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: marygam

If they want to be known as “gay”, they sure are acting
“queer”.


15 posted on 08/08/2012 6:25:54 PM PDT by sanjuanbob
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To: sanjuanbob; All
That sign that says Bigotry is a Choice applies to them:
16 posted on 08/08/2012 6:27:57 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
In a statement, the group Gay Liberation Network is seeking to boycott what they claim is millions of dollars that is used to promote discrimination against gays.

This statement is rubbish and utter nonsense!

Men living together are friends. Women living together are friends. There is no discrimination against gays.

However, I disapprove of anyone pretending that man/man or woman/woman sexual union is normal and sane behavior, when, in reality, it is risky sexual perversion that leads to mental and physical health problems, and increased risk of STDs.

Any politician that claims otherwise is abrogating his or her responsibility to ensure the safety and security of the population.

17 posted on 08/08/2012 6:30:06 PM PDT by olezip
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To: SeminoleCounty
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18 posted on 08/08/2012 6:31:23 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: scottjewell

The Water Tower Chick-fil-A in Chicago is upscale and a delight. The place does a brisk business and doubt that diners will be discouraged by these loons.


19 posted on 08/08/2012 6:36:08 PM PDT by CreviceTool ( Obama is standing above the country above - above the world, he is sort of a God = Evan Thomas)
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To: scottjewell

The Water Tower Chick-fil-A in Chicago is upscale and a delight. The place does a brisk business and doubt that diners will be discouraged by these loons.


20 posted on 08/08/2012 6:36:17 PM PDT by CreviceTool ( Obama is standing above the country above - above the world, he is sort of a God = Evan Thomas)
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To: scottjewell

It looks like they are going to concentrate their very limited resources on this one Chicago outlet. I’m a long way from Chicago, but I would encourage any FReepers in the area to hit this place as often as you can stand it. If not now, when? If not here, where?


21 posted on 08/08/2012 6:39:33 PM PDT by JoeDetweiler
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To: scottjewell

http://www.gayliberation.net/home.html


22 posted on 08/08/2012 6:49:16 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: scottjewell

Did they get a chance to bully more homeless guys?


23 posted on 08/08/2012 6:51:34 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: kcvl

Thanks for linking. AFTAH claims they are one of the most aggressive and hypocritical gay advocacy organizations out there.


24 posted on 08/08/2012 6:52:04 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: scottjewell
I think ChickFilA should close down the stores where they are not wanted. And take their JOBS with them.

And the business TAXES they pay as well.

ChickFilA has plenty of supporters in other States, Cities and Towns.

Let the deviants do their banana dance in the streets as ChickFilA leaves.

Their victory is hollow.

25 posted on 08/08/2012 6:52:49 PM PDT by KittenClaws
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To: scottjewell

Andy Thayer, co-founder of the Gay Liberation Network

26 posted on 08/08/2012 6:52:49 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

Thanks, kcvl - he looks the part...


27 posted on 08/08/2012 6:54:35 PM PDT by scottjewell
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To: KittenClaws

Not a bad idea. On the other hand, standing your ground is not bad, either. I think the more the GLBTs protest, the more they are turning people off and making CFA look noble and martyr-like.


28 posted on 08/08/2012 6:57:01 PM PDT by scottjewell
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Raised in a small town in upstate New York by his father, who designed missile parts, and his mother, an activist who secretly helped Vietnam draft dodgers escape to Canada, he was a misfit from the start.

His mother’s commitment to “take risks for what she believed in” left a mark, he says. By the age of 17, he’d written articles exposing corruption, articles that upset his teachers so much that they closed the high school newspaper.

It was in Chicago that his activism flourished. Enrolled as a journalism student at Northwestern University in 1978, he was sent to cover a protest at the gates of ComEd’s Zion nuclear power plant. Instead he joined in and was arrested and charged with trespassing and eventually was acquitted by a Lake County jury, which found that the protesters’ actions were necessary to prevent a greater harm to the public.

The experience was “exhilarating and scary,” he says.

Thayer took a hiatus from Northwestern when he came out of the closet — he now lives in Uptown with his partner — but became a campus leader upon his return, protesting against the school’s investments in apartheid South Africa.

By the 1990s he was a leading voice against police brutality and for the Gay Liberation Network, which he co-founded.

He’s since been arrested for everything from demanding gay rights in Moscow to attempting to stop President George W. Bush’s motorcade in the Loop. Convicted of misdemeanor resisting arrest in 1989 and again in 2005, he had three other minor cases thrown out, and was cleared of more serious charges of aggravated battery of a police officer in 2009 after video evidence undermined the case against him.

He’s taken on beloved conservative institutions — the Chicago Boy Scouts Council lost most of its funding from United Way in 2001 after Thayer led protests against the scouts’ policies on homosexuality — but also infuriated elements of the left, including other gays angered by his support of the deported Muslim cleric Rabbih Haddad.

But it was his leading role in the raucous anti-Iraq war march of March 20, 2003, that may offer the best clues into how he’ll react in the heat of the moment this May.

http://www.suntimes.com/9928700-417/g-8-protest-organizer-agent-of-change-or-pain-in-the-butt.html


29 posted on 08/08/2012 6:59:12 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Brownie63

oh no, we don’t agree with a man liking fecal matter on his penis, the shock.

This si plain stupid, , they seriously need to be told that they are little babies, that we don;t want special rights based on how one has sex and that marriage etc is one woman and one man , that is between them


30 posted on 08/08/2012 7:19:26 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell

from the poeple I’m talking too they are.

This is plain stupid, even if they don;t beleive in God then surely nature tells them that two of the same sex cannot have a baby and reproduce or having fecal matter on them for a time , even for a few minutes brings all sorts of diseases.


31 posted on 08/08/2012 7:23:13 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: scottjewell

” a boycott of the embattled Chick-fil-A restaurant chain”

Calling Chick-fil-A embattled is like calling Custer’s last stand a victory over the Indians.


32 posted on 08/08/2012 7:26:30 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: scottjewell

” a boycott of the embattled Chick-fil-A restaurant chain”

Calling Chick-fil-A embattled is like calling Custer’s last stand a victory over the Indians.


33 posted on 08/08/2012 7:26:54 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: olezip

they say it’s all about love, but really, come on , love.

I love my kids, my dog etc but feel no attraction sexually, these people still can love the same sex as pals, friends but to say thye shoudl marry, er no.

This is about them and their way of sex and quite honestly I find it repulsive, the facts are it is unhealthy and certainly unnatural/
Quite simply it’s sick and disgusting and one only has to see how they act on their parades.

Parades, flags, pride shirts, for what? How they have their sex, they seriously need mental help


34 posted on 08/08/2012 7:28:44 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: cripplecreek
FABU
35 posted on 08/08/2012 7:44:28 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: manc

I have not seen any comments from the so-called law professor at instapundit about the 2.5 million $ gift to the homers. But, then again, he makes bucks off of Amazon.


36 posted on 08/08/2012 7:51:17 PM PDT by BIV (typical white person)
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To: scottjewell

37 posted on 08/08/2012 7:52:02 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: kcvl

Thayer sounds like an exhibitionist narcissist, to me.


38 posted on 08/08/2012 8:30:03 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

been there 6 times in the past week...

I think my pants are a bit tighter already..

but OK!


39 posted on 08/08/2012 8:58:35 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: scottjewell
Well I guess we should start picketing Starbucks, Target and all Hollywood movies as they support gay marriage and give to causes that support the homos. Never spend your money at the movies—goes straight to Obama.
40 posted on 08/08/2012 9:34:56 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: dandiegirl

Before obama it[the money spent on movies] went to Bill Clinton, During the bush years it went the Democrat Party. That is why I haven’t went to or rented a movie since the Clinton crime cartel was in power.


41 posted on 08/08/2012 9:52:39 PM PDT by sport
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To: scottjewell

I’m wondering how many of the people in that pic are actually the gender they appear to be?


42 posted on 08/08/2012 11:55:02 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DemforBush

Obama has indeed brought us “change we can believe in”, hasn’t he? Not in my wildest dreams would I have believed this kind of crap would have been tolerated not so many years ago.

If the fags want to be fags, go back into the closet but stop forcing your ideas and beliefs on the rest of us. Leave Chick-fil-A alone for God sake.


43 posted on 08/09/2012 3:20:15 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: scottjewell; Chode

Yet they have nothing to say to the people in the mosque down the street who would kill them under “shria law”.


44 posted on 08/09/2012 9:42:27 AM PDT by Morgana (-----------> Eat at Chick-Fil-A <-----------)
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To: Morgana
feh...
45 posted on 08/09/2012 3:19:51 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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