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  • payforplay17 payforplay17 Aug 1, 2012 1:19 PM Flag

    The Chick-fil-A Kiss-in

    I find this fzxzxzx hilarious......Apprciationg begets Kiss-in day...with pix posted all over the

    Chick-fil-A same-sex marriage controversy begets Appreciation Day today, Kiss-in Friday
    Published: Wednesday, August 01, 2012,

    Remember when ordering a chicken sandwich was not a political statement?
    Welcome to 2012.

    The ongoing controversy over an interview with Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy has grown during the past two weeks and now involves an Appreciation Day, a counter-Appreciation Day and a 'Kiss-in.''

    Comments by Cathy over same-sex marriage went viral, and several entertainers, musicians and politicians condemned Cathy for being 'hateful and bigoted.'

    Cathy was quoted in the Baptist Press on July 16 as saying,

    “I think we are 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 a marriage,’” Cathy said in the interview. “I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we would have the audacity to try to redefine what marriage is all about.”

    Cathy went on, "We are very much supportive of the family -- the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that."

    Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee came to Cathy's defense saying his comments had become a free speech issue. He encouraged people to support Cathy by participating in a "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day."

    He asked his radio listeners and TV show viewers to support the chain by going to the restaurant today and purchasing a meal. More than a half million people have signed up on Huckabee's Facebook event page, saying they will attend.

    Those who oppose Cathy's remarks, have ask supporters to donate the cost of a meal, about $6.50, to gay and lesbian rights groups, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

    GLAAD is supporting a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day," encouraging same-sex couples to show up at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide Friday and hold a kiss-in. They are also asking those participating to post photos of the kisses.

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