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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)

Animal Rights Group Claims Abuse By Koch Foods, Chick-Fil-A

Backed by undercover video recorded at chicken processing facilities owned by Chicago-based Koch Foods, an animal rights group was calling out the company and Chick-Fil-A to adopt more humane practices.

11/19/2014

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Chick-Fil-A Fanatics Brave Snow, Wind For Elmhurst Grand Opening

The steady snow and wind overnight didn’t stop about 20 people from setting up camp outside the newest local Chick-Fil-A restaurant, 24 hours ahead of Thursday’s grand opening in Elmhurst.

02/05/2014

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

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

Protesters Flock To Grand Opening Of New Chick-Fil-A In Oswego

While the Chick-Fil-A controversy has largely fallen out of the headlines, the opening of a new franchise in Oswego still drew a throng of protesters who support same-sex marriage rights.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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

A same-sex couple kisses outside Chicago's Chick-fil-A in protest of the company boss's statements against gay marriage. (CBS)

Same-Sex Couples Kiss Outside Chick-Fil-A In Protest

Chick-fil-A’s top executive said he supports the biblical definition of marriage, between a man and woman.

08/03/2012

(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

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Horrible Horoscopes

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

07/27/2012

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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

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

Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

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)

Zoning Chair: Moreno Shouldn’t Block Chick-Fil-A Solely Over Gay Marriage Flap

The chairman of the City Council’s Zoning Committee is warning Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) not to try to block a Chick-Fil-A restaurant from coming to his ward simply because the head of the company publicly opposes same sex marriage.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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)

Gay Rights Group Petitions Against Chick-Fil-A, Plans ‘Kiss-In’

The gay rights group Equality Illinois is launching a campaign against Chick-Fil-A – petitioning universities and lawmakers to evict the fast food restaurant from their campuses and planning a “kiss-in” campaign by gay and lesbian couples outside Chick-Fil-A restaurants.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

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

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Chick-Fil-A Fans Camp Out In Orland Park

People were camped out at a Chick-fil-A Restaurant parking lot in southwest suburban Orland Park, in anticipation of the grand opening Wednesday morning.

10/28/2010