| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Howard Schultz, the chairman and chief executive of Starbucks, has jumped into the shutdown/debt limit mess with an open letter to his fellow business leaders urging them to pressure politicians to end the "current stalemate" in Washington.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
We are gathered here today to discuss two recent controversies about same-sex marriage. One comes from the world of pigskin, the other from the world of chicken fat.
You are surely familiar with the latter. It unfolded a few weeks ago over comments by...
| Oct 6, 2013
Just as I was thinking about getting a great, thick, juicy burger — but one without any condiments that mock the sacred Christian sacrament of Holy Communion — a truly weird thing happened:
A fried chicken sandwich came to mind.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Chick-fil-A, the chicken chain that stoked controversy over same-sex marriage last summer, seems to have stopped donating to groups that "actively engage in a political or social agenda to harm LGBT people and their families," according to one gay-...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Chick-fil-A President Dan T. Cathy didn't waste any time before taking to Twitter to express his opinion on the recent Supreme Court ruling on DOMA, calling it a "sad day."
At 11:22 a.m. Wednesday morning, Cathy tweeted, "Sad day for our nation;...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:32 AM
News story: A Chicago alderman once again is threatening to block Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in his Northwest Side ward because of the owner's stance against gay marriage — after saying earlier that he had dropped his opposition to......
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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.”
| 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...