Chick-fil-A Anti-Gay: ‘Guilty As Charged’
July 18, 2012 by HRC staff
Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications
Well, even the most ardent supporters of the chain’s spicy chicken sandwiches and waffle fries may have a tough time digesting the remarks Chick-fil-A COO Dan Cathy is now peddling: he says that when it comes to his company’s anti-LGBT affiliations, they’re “guilty as charged.”
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Jeremy Hooper has the audio of Cathy going on to make the following assessment of committed, loving couples marrying: “We’re inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say we know better than You as to what constitutes marriage.”
Here’s a reminder of some of Chick-fil-A’s anti-LGBT giving:
- $480,000 to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a group that has publically denounced the “impure lifestyle” of LGBT Americans;
- $12,500 to Focus on the Family, identified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center back in 2005; and
- $1,000 to Exodus International – a group that promotes the unsafe practice of ex-gay therapy.
HRC Communications Director Michael Cole-Schwartz addressed Chick-fil-A’s anti-LGBT giving in an interview with ABC News last year:
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