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August 28, 2014   Join us on:  Facebook.  Twitter.  YouTube
Why Chick-fil-A Matters
 
Kevin M. Cathcart
Executive Director

The furor is about much more than just a chicken sandwich.

When Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy declared his opposition to marriage for same-sex couples, reaction was swift. Some LGBT groups called for a boycott, the Jim Henson Company pulled out of a merchandising deal, and politicians in Boston and Chicago said their cities would not tolerate such discrimination. But the backlash points to a bigger shift in the national conversation about the freedom to marry. We have been saying for some time now that the tide is no longer turning—it’s already turned. Read More »
 

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