Same-sex Marriage

8:02am

Thu August 2, 2012
Politics

Long Lines Across Colorado For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

Screencap from a video posted by Fox 21 News showing lines at a Colorado Springs Chick-fil-A.
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From Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, both lunch seekers and political supporters caused long lines at Chick-fil-A restaurants, many in observance of Mike Huckabee's 'Appreciation Day.'

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2:03pm

Wed August 1, 2012
The Two-Way

Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day Brings Out Supportive Crowds

Originally published on Wed August 1, 2012 3:13 pm

The line stretched into the parking lot today at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Wichita, Kan.
Travis Heying / Wichita Eagle MCT /Landov

The call from conservatives such as former Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum to short support for Chick-fil-A and company President Dan Cathy's stand against same-sex marriage has produced long lines at the fast-food chain's restaurants today, judging from news reports:

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5:18am

Wed August 1, 2012
Business

Conservatives Rally Around Chick-fil-A

Originally published on Thu August 2, 2012 5:31 am

Chick-fil-A has been in the news lately, not because of its chicken sandwiches but thanks to comments by the fast food company's president opposing same-sex marriage.

Social media helped spread the story and some of the country's mayors urged Chick-fil-A not to come to their cities. This led conservatives, including former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, to call for the public to support the chain on Wednesday by eating at one of its restaurants.

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2:17pm

Mon July 30, 2012
It's All Politics

Support For Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Official Democratic Stance

Originally published on Tue July 31, 2012 7:45 am

Democrats are on the path to including an endorsement of same-sex marriage for the first time in their official party platform.

NPR's Ari Shapiro reported Monday that the proposal has made it through an important Democratic committee.

The 15 Democrats who serve on the party's platform drafting committee voted unanimously to endorse same-sex marriage in the party's official agenda, says Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who serves on the committee.

Frank recently married his partner.

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11:04am

Fri July 27, 2012
The Two-Way

Amazon's Bezos Enters Gay Marriage Debate With $2.5M Worth Of Support

Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos.
Larry Busacca Getty Images

Fast food's Chick-fil-A has been at the center of the culture wars in recent days because of company President Dan Cathy's outspoken opposition to gay marriage.

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