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Washington DC Mayor Vincent Gray Says No to Chick fil A and Calls It Hate Chicken
July 29 2012 11:45 AM ET

Washington, D.C., Mayor Calls Chick-fil-A 'Hate Chicken'

Neal Broverman

The mayor doesn't mince words when it comes to the chicken chain.

Christine Quinn: Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in New York City
July 28 2012 4:38 PM ET

Christine Quinn: Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in New York City

Julie Bolcer

The out lesbian official launched an online campaign calling on the company’s president to change his antigay views, and she asked New York University, home of the city’s only Chick-fil-A restaurant, to replace the fast food chain.

Chick-fil-A Public Relations VP Dies of Heart Attack
July 27 2012 1:35 PM ET July 27 2012 2:03 PM ET

Chick-fil-A Public Relations VP Dies of Heart Attack

Michelle Garcia

The vice president of public relations at Chick-fil-A has passed away.

Roseanne Apologizes for Too Strongly Worded Tweet Against Chick-fil-A
July 27 2012 9:49 AM ET

Roseanne Apologizes for Too-Strongly Worded Tweet Against Chick-fil-A

Jeremy Kinser

Roseanne Barr has apologized for saying Chick-fil-A customers deserve the cancer they will get from "eating antibiotic filled tortured chickens 4Christ."

Boston Bruin Says I Stand With Chick-fil-A
July 26 2012 5:55 PM ET

Boston Bruin: 'I Stand With Chick-fil-A'

Lucas Grindley

Not everyone in Boston agrees with Mayor Thomas Menino's insistence that Chick-fil-A doesn't match his city's values.

New Ad Another Example That Target Is Looking Pro-Gay These Days
July 26 2012 3:06 PM ET

New Ad Another Example That Target Is Looking Pro-Gay These Days

Lucas Grindley

While Chick-fil-A gets hammered for its vocal and financial opposition to marriage equality, the question of whether a boycott makes a difference is inevitably resurrected.

Chick-fil-A Is Not Welcome in a Growing List of Places
July 26 2012 1:10 PM ET

Chick-fil-A, We Don't Want You Here

Lucas Grindley

Mayors in Chicago and Boston have made their views clear. And the chain has numerous locations that students are now petitioning to get removed from their college campuses.

The End of Denial About What It Means to Eat Chick-fil-A
July 26 2012 12:22 PM ET

WATCH: She Loves Chick-fil-A, But 'I Can't Just Look the Other Way Anymore'

Lucas Grindley

Author Jackson Pearce isn't going to be eating at Chick-fil-A anymore.

Rick Santorum Touts Chick fil A in Tweet
July 25 2012 5:25 PM ET

Santorum: Chick-fil-A Is Awesome

Trudy Ring

The antigay former senator appears to support the call for an 'appreciation day' for the company, under fire for executives' antigay views.

Glee Actor Tweets Displeasure With Chick fil A While Others Cook Up Protests
July 25 2012 1:16 PM ET

Glee Actor 'Through With' Chick-fil-A; Activists Cook Up Protests

Trudy Ring

Glee's Grant Gustin tweets that he'll no longer patronize the fast-food chain, while activists plan a kiss-in and other actions in protest of the company's funding of antigay groups.

Chick-fil-A Offers Customers Strange Explanation for Missing Kids Meal Toys
July 24 2012 6:48 PM ET

Chick-fil-A's Odd Explanation for the Missing Kids Meal Muppets

Lucas Grindley

Children won't find Muppets inside Chick-fil-A kids meals anymore. And there seems to be disagreement over exactly why.

Denver Cake Shop Refuses to Make Gay Couple's Wedding Cake
July 22 2012 12:01 PM ET

Denver Cake Shop Refuses to Make Gay Couple's Wedding Cake

Michelle Garcia

A cake shop in Denver told a gay couple last week that they are refusing to make them a rainbow-layered wedding cake this fall.