Ald. Joe Moreno

Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno

Moreno Reconsidering Decision To Give Chick-Fil-A His Blessing

The local Chick-Fil-A controversy seemed to be settled around this time last week, when Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) said he had made peace with the fast food chain, following what he said was its new pledge regarding gay rights issues.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2012

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Huckabee: Chick-Fil-A Has Made No ‘Concessions’ On Gay Rights

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno recently said Chick-Fil-A issued a statement respecting all sexual orientations, and promised to end donations to anti-gay organizations. But former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, said nothing had changed and Chick-Fil-A had made no concessions.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno

Reports: Alderman To Let Chick-Fil-A Go Ahead After New Pledge

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) reportedly says he will now let Chick-Fil-A go ahead with plans for a location in his ward, after the fast food chain issued a statement respecting all sexual orientations and promised to end donations to anti-gay organizations.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Chick-Fil-A's only Chicago store on Chicago Avenue in the Near North neighborhood. The store wants to build a second store in Logan Square, but the local alderman plans to block that store, over the company president's anti-gay comments. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Gay Rights Activists Set To Protest Against Chick-Fil-A

Chicago gay rights activists are planning another protest Wednesday outside the city’s only Chick-Fil-A.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

(Photo courtesy: Chick-fil-A/Facebook)

Chicago Gay Rights Group Files Complaints Against Chick-Fil-A

A Chicago-based gay rights advocacy group has filed multiple complaints against Chick-Fil-A with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, in the latest twist in the culture clash surrounding the fast food chain.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Cardinal George Takes Issue With Chick-Fil-A Opponents; Alderman Fires Back

The Chick-Fil-A controversy now has Francis Cardinal George upset, but Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) –who said he would deny the fast food restaurant a permit to open in his ward – is firing back.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Crowds outside a Chick-Fil-A in Naperville on Wednesday. (Credit: Amy Hamilton)

Chick-Fil-A Supporters Turn Out For ‘Appreciation Day’

The culture clash over Chick-Fil-A came to a head on Wednesday, with supporters in Chicago and around the country turning out for an “appreciation day” first proposed by former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Rev. Charles Lyons

Pastor: Blocking Chick-Fil-A Is ‘Anti-Religious, Agenda-Driven Bullying’

A Logan Square neighborhood pastor used the controversy over a proposal to build a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Chicago as part of his sermon Sunday, asking those opposed to the new franchise to reverse course.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Chick-fil-A

Lombard Village Trustee Slams Ald. Moreno, Backs Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day

A Lombard village trustee who also serves as the attorney for a conservative religious law firm is publicly defending Chick-Fil-A, after Chicago Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) announced he would block the fast food restaurant from opening in his ward over the company’s opposition to gay rights.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno

Mayor Supports Alderman’s Plan To Block Chick-Fil-A Over Anti-Gay Views

Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) is standing his ground on plans to block efforts by Chick-Fil-A to open a second Chicago restaurant, because the company’s president vocally opposes same-sex marriage.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Chicago City Sticker (CBS)

Residents Vow To Fight Plan To Raise City Sticker Fees

Some community activists are organizing to fight a proposal to raise the price of a city sticker in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2011