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  • University Students: Chick-fil-A Makes Us Feel Unsafe

    04/14/2017 10:21:38 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 89 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 13 Apr, 2017 | Bre Payton
    Chick-fil-A is coming to the food court at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but some students are not happy about it. Several students at the Catholic university have complained the fried chicken restaurant, which has the reputation of being extremely kind and generous to customers, will make them feel unsafe, Red Alert Politics reports. “Chick-fil-A has a questionable history on civil rights and human rights,” student senator Niko Martini told campus newspaper The Duke. “I think it’s imperative the university chooses to do business with organizations that coincide with the [university’s] mission and expectations they give students regarding diversity and...
  • Trump Jr. mocks Pa. college's LGBT students, supporters 'afraid' of Chick-fil-A on campus

    04/13/2017 5:31:42 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 56 replies
    Penn Live ^ | April 13, 2017 | Colin Deppen
    While his father was busy insisting that U.S.-Russia relations would survive this latest round of frost, Donald Trump Jr. was tweeting about fast food on college campuses. Well, one campus in particular: Pittsburgh's Duquesne University, where LGBT students and their supporters say they fear the addition of a Chick-fil-A restaurant to a campus food court because of the company's "questionable history on civil rights and human rights."
  • “Chick-fil-A” – That Sounds Rather Misogynist

    04/13/2017 7:24:40 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-13-17 | MOTUS
    The past 7 days have been rather eventful: Susan Rice was unmasked as the unmasker in the Obama administration’s surveillance of the Trump team The U.S. initiated a bombing run on Syria in retaliation for their use of chemical weapons Evidence that the Obama administration was spying on the Trump team emerged Neil Gorsuch was confirmed and sworn in as a Justice of the Supreme Court North Korea has been rattling their sabers again, threatening to start WWIII, leading Trump to lean on  Chinese President Xi to control the little Nuclear Gnat. And yet what are students at Pittsburgh’s Duquesne...
  • Students fear new Chick-fil-A will create unsafe space on campus

    04/12/2017 7:48:22 PM PDT · by kevcol · 73 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 11, 2017 | Bradford Richardson
    Students at Duquesne University are petitioning their school to reconsider a plan to bring Chick-fil-A to campus, arguing the fast-food restaurant’s support for traditional marriage would create an unsafe environment for gay students. . . . Rachel Coury, president of the Duquesne gay-straight alliance, said she fears Chick-fil-A will roll back efforts to create a safe environment for gay students on campus. “I’ve tried very hard within the last semester and a half to promote this safe environment for the LGBTQ+ community,” Ms. Coury told The Duke. “So I fear that with the Chick-fil-A … maybe people will feel that...
  • NYC shut down a Chick-fil-A and people lost their minds

    02/15/2017 7:44:36 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 15, 2017 | By Elizabeth Rosner, Rich Calder and Chris Perez
    <p>The Health Department shut down one of the Chick-fil-A’s in Midtown on Wednesday due to a permitting issue — and hungry New Yorkers were devastated.</p> <p>“What the f–k?!,” fumed a passerby who attempted to enter the location at 46th Street and Sixth Avenue, only to be stopped by a pair of signs, saying it was closed.</p>
  • Dem Objects to Voter Registration Event at ‘Right-Leaning Business’ Chick-fil-A

    10/05/2016 5:55:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 5, 2016 | 12:34 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    The Tampa Bay Times reported on Thursday that a Democrat is “crying foul over Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark's decision to hold voter registration drives at nine Chick-fil-A locations.” “Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain known for putting faith ahead of profits, supports conservative causes,” the Times reported. […] In Florida, Susan McGrath, leader of the Stonewall Democrats and head of the Pinellas Democratic Party, said the decision to use Chick-fil-A would be similar to a Democratic supervisor of elections holding the event at Planned Parenthood, according to the Times. …
  • Democrats object to Chick-fil-A voter registration drive

    09/30/2016 12:17:31 PM PDT · by numberonepal · 76 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Mark Puente
    The Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County are crying foul over Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark's decision to hold voter registration drives at nine Chick-fil-A locations. Chick-fil-A, the fast-food chain known for putting faith ahead of profits, supports conservative causes. Susan McGrath, leader of the Stonewall Democrats and head of the Pinellas Democratic Party, said the decision to use Chick-fil-A would be similar to a Democratic supervisor of elections holding the event at Planned Parenthood.
  • Democratic Delegates Outraged Chick-Fil-A Served At DNC

    07/28/2016 5:02:06 AM PDT · by orchestra · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/27/2016 | Casey Harper
    Chick-Fil-A sandwiches abound at the Democratic National Convention, and some of the delegates aren’t happy about it. Conference attendees can buy Chick-Fil-A sandwiches both inside and outside the convention arena. Joe Sacco, a Democratic delegate from Nevada who supports Senator Bernie Sanders and attended the LGBT caucus, told The Daily Caller News Foundation he’s unhappy Chick-Fil-A is being served.
  • Black Lives Matter protester complains that Atlanta PD are eating Chick-fil-A and they got none.

    07/11/2016 10:01:35 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 43 replies
    twitter.com/Breaking911 ^ | 8:06 PM - 11 Jul 2016 | Breaking911
    Black Lives Matter protester complains that APD are eating Chick-fil-A and they got none.pic.twitter.com/Nx51bqAjqd— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) July 12, 2016
  • Chick-fil-A’s act of support for cops could be considered real act of courage

    07/10/2016 9:51:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | July 10, 2016 | Michael Dorstewitz
    Thursday’s carnage in Dallas, just 200 miles to the north of College Park, elevated Chick-fil-A’s previous act of support for police to what could be seen in the future as an act of courage. The popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A has never been a stranger to controversy, and has always weathered the storm with self-confidence and a cheery smile. But a position at one of its Texas locations that was noble last November could put the sandwich-making outfit on the receiving end of more than mere hate speech in this environment — it could lead to violence, if recent events...
  • Conservatives Will Get a Kick Out of Which Fast Food Joint Dems Called During Their Sit-In

    06/28/2016 9:15:42 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 6/23/2016 | Conor Swanberg
    Democrats have been making a dramatic scene in the House this week by staging a “sit-in” with hopes to force a vote on further gun control laws, spurred by Omar Mateen’s attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando. But even politicians get a little hungry when they are busy sitting on the floor, so they decided to call for some delivery—and conservatives will probably get a kick out of what they ordered. TMZ caught interns bringing in a big cart of Chick-fil-A for the famished protesters.
  • This Is Why You Didn’t Hear What Chick-fil-A Did in Orlando After the Mass Shooting

    06/21/2016 8:59:52 AM PDT · by Taxman · 15 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | 6/20/16 | Philip Hodges
    This Is Why You Didn’t Hear What Chick-fil-A Did in Orlando After the Mass Shooting Right after the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, there was an outpouring of support from people and businesses in the area and around the country. People came to give blood to victims, and restaurants gave food. One particular business in the food industry – Chick-fil-A – gave away free iced tea and chicken sandwiches to those helping out victims. And they even opened on Sunday to do it. A Chick-fil-A spokesman told the Huffington Post: “While we have a corporate policy that firmly states...
  • What Chick-fil-A did after Orlando massacre should be flooding the news, but we know why it’s not

    06/14/2016 6:20:29 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 57 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | June 14, 2016 | Michael Dorstewitz
    The left-leaning news media are always Johnny-on-the-Spot to criticize Chick-fil-A because its owners happen to be pro-traditional marriage. But when it opens its heart (and its doors) in the wake of a national tragedy, they suddenly put their blinders on. On Sunday, following the bloody massacre at an Orlando nightclub that caters to gays, several nearby locations of the restaurant chain opened its doors to deliver sandwiches and drinks to police and EMTs at the crime scene, and to those donating blood. In case you think Chick-fil-A was profiting from a tragedy, think again. They accepted no payment for their...
  • Chick Fil A Did WHAT After Gay Club Shooting? Why Isn’t This Viral?

    06/13/2016 6:29:10 PM PDT · by PROCON · 64 replies
    dcgazette.com ^ | June 13, 2016 | VIANNAVAUGHAN
    Chick Fil A has made national news for it’s owners’ stance on gay marriage. Anytime they do something even remotely non-PC, their supposed slip up goes viral. Hash tags pop up all over the place. So why is that what they have done in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting hasn’t received a single mention on the mainstream new outlets? It’s probably because people like New York City Mayor, Bill DeBlasio might have to eat crow instead of chicken. DeBlasio has said that Chick Fil A spreads a message of hate. Not so yesterday. In a shocking move,...
  • Chick-fil-A just fixed one of customers' top complaints

    06/01/2016 6:45:34 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 72 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6/1/2016 | Hayley Peterson
    Chick-fil-A is rolling out a new app that will let customers avoid waiting in line at the register. The app, called Chick-fil-A One, will allow customers to order and pay for their food in advance, then pick it up at a counter designated for online orders. That's big news for fans of Chick-fil-A, which is typically slammed with customers during regular meal times, making long lines inevitable. The app will also allow users to customize and save their favorite orders. Michael Lage, a veteran of Facebook and Google who helped develop the app, says it will change how customers, particularly...
  • Chick-Fil-A Thrives in NYC Despite Mayor DeBlasio's Intolerance

    05/10/2016 12:43:46 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 48 replies
    A few days ago, the Chick-Fil-A restaurant chain came under attack from the hateful and intolerant mayor of the city - Bill DeBlasio. The fact that this chain was founded by and is operated by church-going people who have strong family values and who actually close their restaurants on Sundays evidently irks the mayor to the point that he has made it clear that this restaurant chain is not welcome in "his" city. Evidently it rubs the mayor the wrong way that some executives in this company espouse political and social opinions that are not lock-step with his own views....
  • Franklin Graham Blasts NYC Mayor de Blasio's Chick-fil-A Boycott Call as Intolerant Bullying

    05/08/2016 5:58:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/08/2016 | Anugrah Kumar
    The Rev. Franklin Graham has strongly condemned Mayor Bill de Blasio's call for a boycott of popular fast-food chain Chick-fil-A, which is opening a new location in the New York City borough of Queens, just because its Christian owners believe in the biblical definition of marriage. "Can you imagine a city where a popular, successful business is singled out and attacked by the mayor who calls for a boycott — all because the business owners let it be known that they operate by Christian principles and believe in God's definition of marriage?" Graham, the president of Samaritan's Purse and Billy...
  • Don't Go to Chick-Fil-A, Mayor De Blasio Tells New Yorkers

    05/05/2016 11:03:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/5/16
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials are urging New Yorkers not to eat at Chick fil-A. The popular chicken restaurant is planning to open up a new location in Queens, its fourth to open in New York City. But the liberal mayor argued that the owners of Chick fil-A support groups that promote "hate" against gays. "Chick-fil-A is anti-LGBT," he said in a statement, according to the website DNAInfo. "This group imparts a strong anti-LGBT message by forcing their employees and volunteers to adhere to a policy that prohibits same-sex love. It is outrageous that...
  • Bill de Blasio tells New Yorkers not to eat at ‘anti-LGBT’ Chick-fil-A

    05/04/2016 9:55:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 4, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday encouraged his constituents not to eat at a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opening in the city, citing the company’s pro-traditional marriage views. “What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong,” Mr. de Blasio said at a press conference, as reported by DNA Info. “I’m certainly not going to patronize them, and I wouldn’t urge any other New Yorker to patronize them,” he said, adding that “they do have a legal right.” Mr. de Blasio’s comments came after city Councilman Danny Dromm started a boycott for a new Chick-fil-A location opening in...
  • May 4 is International Respect for Chickens Day (FOR GREAT JUSTICE AND DIGNITY, Uh-Huh) THREAD II

    05/04/2016 7:17:11 AM PDT · by The Spirit Of Allegiance · 70 replies
    United Poultry Concerns website ^ | "Updated 3 May 2016" | United Poultry Concerns
    The entire month of May is International Respect for Chickens Month! Please do an ACTION for chickens on or around May 4. Ideas include leafleting on a busy street corner, holding an office party or classroom celebration, writing a letter to the editor, doing a radio call-in.... (interrupted by my cackling and chortling)