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  • Gay activists counter Chick-fil-A with Starbucks appreciation day

    Gay activists counter Chick-fil-A with Starbucks appreciation day
    Gay marriage activists are planning to swarm Starbucks on Tuesday in an attempt to counter the record sales from last week’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. The chicken chain enjoyed a surge of support during the Wednesday event, dreamed up by former...
  • Starbucks appreciation: Will retort to Chick-fil-A day succeed?

    Gay marriage activists had a vision: Tuesday would be their clarion call for consumers to reject Chick-fil-A  and its president’s comments against same-sex unions, instead crowding into Starbucks and other more sympathetic companies. Though it's...
  • In Chick-fil-A flap, major misconceptions about the First Amendment

    As a practicing attorney, I am compelled to correct the many misstatements in the media and in letters to the editor regarding the role of the First Amendment in reference to the controversy stirred up by Chick-fil-APresident Dan Cathy ("Chick-fil-A...
  • Maryland gay marriage: Don't cue the wedding bells just yet

    Maryland gay marriage: Don't cue the wedding bells just yet
    There was a brief explosion of optimism from those supporting same-sex marriage in Maryland last week after a poll by Hart Research Associates indicated that voters in the state support it by a significant margin of 54-40. No state has ever approved gay...
  • For Chick-fil-A, freedom of expression works both ways

    Regarding Charlotte Eliopoulos' letter, we all have the right to freedom of speech, even if that means protesting a business owner's beliefs. We also are free not to support his franchises ("Chick-fil-Acontroversy raises free speech issues," Aug. 7)....
  • Chick-fil-A president's stand on gay marriage has nothing to do with the quality of his company's products

    Columnist Thomas Schaller is consistent if nothing else in his convoluted and irrational thinking about Dan Cathy's view that that God defined marriage and men should not try to redefine it ("Chick-fil-A head has a right to speak, not to be taken...
  • Joe the alderman

    Joe the alderman
    The die-hard Sonic Youth and Yo La Tengo fan has been spotted belting out Nirvana tunes during karaoke night at Quenchers in Bucktown. Photos of him in the dunk tank at Do-Division are on Facebook. This guy isn't exactly your typical Chicago politician....
  • Chick-fil-A Controversy Could Have Lasting Impact

    Chick-fil-A Controversy Could Have Lasting Impact
    It appearsChick-fil-Amay be inextricably linked to the gay marriage debate. Chick-fil-APresident Dan Cathy publicly stated in July that he was supportive of the "biblical definition of the family unit." His statement rippled across the nation and drew...
  • Small Wonders: Does anyone really care what they think?

    There used to be a time when the only people who cared what junk-food companies did were health advocates. How I long for those days. Can we not have our artery-clogging pizzas, breaded chicken filet sandwiches and crème-filled cookies without...
  • University of Maryland students start petition to remove Chick-fil-A from campus

    Some students at the University of Maryland want Chick-fil-A to close its campus location. The students have started a petition to get the campus Chick-fil-A shut down in response to comments about same-sex marriage by a company executive. The online...
  • UM students circulate petition to oust Chick-fil-A from campus

    Some staff and students are calling on the University of Maryland to boot Chick-fil-A off the College Park campus, making it the newest front in the war between gay-rights activists and the fast-food chain. An online petition calls Chick-fil-A a "bigoted...