| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The waffle fry wars have hit College Park, with hundreds of people signing a petition to get the Chick-fil-A restaurant booted from the University of Maryland's Stamp Student Union over the company president's anti-gay marriage activism. A petition on the...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:41 AM
It’s never just a simple bear hug when President Obama is involved.
For Florida pizza parlor owner Scott Van Duzer, lifting the president off the floor this weekend has wrought an onslaught of impassioned political commentary from customers on...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Chick-fil-A has pledged to stop giving money to anti-gay groups and to back off political and social debates after an executive’s comments this summer landed the fast-food chain smack in the middle of the gay marriage debate.
The Civil Rights...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:35 PM
A day after a Chicago official said Chick-fil-A would stop giving money to anti-gay marriage groups, the fast-food chain issued a statement saying that “for many months now” its corporate donations have “been mischaracterized.”
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:09 PM
That didn't take long.
Within hours of a news conference held by Angela McCaskill, who was suspended with pay from her job as head of diversity at Gallaudet University after the school learned that she had signed the petition to put Maryland's marriage...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:23 AM
When Democrats and Republicans do reach across the aisle, chances are they’re not chatting about their favorite brands.
The blue party is big on Google, Amazon.com and PBS, while their red rivals are all about the Fox News Channel, Chick-fil-A...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Chick-fil-A is “very much supportive of the family,” according to Dan Cathy, president of the popular fast food chain. That is, “the biblical definition of the family unit,” he said.
And that doesn’t include Adam and Steve,...
| Aug 2, 2012
The next chapter in the national debate over Chick-fil-A and its chief executive's opposition to gay marraige comes Friday, when gay rights activists are planning a "kiss in" event. Activists are planning a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A" on.....
| Aug 1, 2012
Religion News Service reporter Laura Petrecca writes about businesses picking sides on the gay marriage debate: In an unconventional move, a number of high-profile business executives have come out on the issue of gay marriage. Amazon.com founder Jeff...
| Aug 4, 2012
A week of debate over the issue of gay marriage ended Friday with a "Kiss Off" organized by gay rights activists at Chick-fil-A restaurants. Couples sent in photos of themselves kissing at restaurants around the nation to various gay-rights websites.........
| Aug 3, 2012
The battle lines on the issue of gay marriage have been drawn after both backers and critics staged demonstrations this week at Chick-fil-A, whose chief executive publicly expressed opposition to same-sex unions. "Chick-fil-A executives have every right...