He weighed in with his views on family. McGehee said she wanted to hold a kiss-in rather than a traditional picket signs and chants protest so that "people see where we're coming from. It relates to his involvement as an owner of a medical device company. Opinion: What the Bible really says about homosexuality. Hot Rockin'. Super Radio. Montgomery said Jesus Christ never said anything about gay people. Graddick said in his statement that those organizations included the American Family Assn. Total Hits. No advertising.
Two dozen protesters turned out in the afternoon at a Chick-fil-A location in suburban Atlanta. At least one couple shared a kiss for the. Gay rights activists and supporters demonstrate at Chick-fil-A stores in opposition to fast food chain owner's donations to anti-gay marriage.
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Upon being handed his water Smith started criticizing the company and the young female employee who handed him his beverage. Chick-fil-A appreciation: Frenzied sales set record.
Martin Vukotic said there were no immediate leads. Activists who are planning to turn out for Friday's kiss-off say it is not about the CEO's speech, it's about his company's actions.
But even among LGBT supporters, some wonder whether such an in-your-face act might be too provocative, or amount to taunting.
Because there is only one Chick-fil-A location in New York City, Frost is holding his kiss-in outside the restaurant on the New York University campus, which is closed for the summer.
Throughout the day, people shared photos of kisses being exchanged at Chick-fil-A, as part of the kiss-in event, on Twitter and other social networking sites.
Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality descended on Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday for “National Same-Sex Kiss Day” in.
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Tascha Madaffari, left, with her children William and Emerson, front, join gay rights supporters Laura Whitman and Taylor Pasqualetti, right, for a picnic outside the Decatur, Ga.
Friday's protests followed a Wednesday event dubbed Chick-fil-A Appreciation Dayin which Americans lined up at eateries nationwide to support the company.
The Southern Baptist Cathy family has long been known for using biblical principles to operate its business, including never opening the company's stores on Sundays. Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality planned a national "Kiss In" at Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday to protest the fast-food chain owners' opposition to same-sex unions.
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Gay rights activists kissed at Chick-fil-A stores across.
The company has not been discussing the boycott or the appreciation day organized by Mr.
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News U. Join HuffPost. Organizers used social media to urge same-sex couples to participate in the event and post pictures and videos online. The couple have invited Cathy over to dinner, where they "can share a respectful dialogue about our faith, work and families here in Georgia," said Alt, who says she'll even make chicken.