Author Topic: Chick-fil-A coming to 82nd Street, Elmhurst  (Read 431 times)

Offline JHMNY

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Chick-fil-A coming to 82nd Street, Elmhurst
« on: November 13, 2020, 02:26:55 PM »
Chick-fil-A in the works for 82nd St., Elmhurst according to the chain's website:

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Re: Chick-fil-A coming to 82nd Street, Elmhurst
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2020, 02:37:25 PM »
AOC blocked a Target store but we are getting a chick fil a ?

This is from Wikipedia:

In June and July 2012, Chick-fil-A's chief operating officer Dan T. Cathy made several public statements about same-sex marriage, saying that those who "have the audacity to define what marriage is about" were "inviting God's judgment on our nation".[71] Several prominent politicians expressed disapproval.[72] Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Chicago Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno said they hoped to block franchise expansion into their areas.[73] The proposed bans drew criticism from liberal pundits, legal experts, and the American Civil Liberties Union.[74] The Jim Henson Company, which had a Pajanimals kids' meal toy licensing arrangement with Chick-fil-A, said it would cease its business relationship, and donate the payment to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.[75] Chick-fil-A stopped distributing the toys, claiming that unrelated safety concerns had arisen prior to the controversy.[76] Chick-fil-A released a statement on July 31, 2012, saying, "We are a restaurant company focused on food, service, and hospitality; our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena."[77]

In response to the controversy, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee initiated a Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day movement to counter a boycott of Chick-fil-A launched by same-sex marriage activists.[78][79][80] The United States Federal Aviation Administration also responded to two cities that were preventing Chick-fil-A from opening in their international airport, citing "Federal requirements prohibit airport operators from excluding persons on the basis of religious creed from participating in airport activities that receive or benefit from FAA grant funding."[81]

In April 2018, Chick-fil-A reportedly continued to donate to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which opposes gay marriage.[7][82][83] In a November 18, 2019 interview, Chick-fil-A president Tim Tassopoulos said the company would stop donating to The Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.[84][85]

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Re: Chick-fil-A coming to 82nd Street, Elmhurst
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2020, 03:16:28 PM »
we do have a lot of dirty  street pigeons, and that's their protein of choice.....

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Re: Chick-fil-A coming to 82nd Street, Elmhurst
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2020, 03:16:28 PM »