Moreno Reconsidering Decision To Give Chick-Fil-A His BlessingThe 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.
Protesters Flock To Grand Opening Of New Chick-Fil-A In OswegoWhile 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.
Chicago Gay Rights Activists Set To Protest Against Chick-Fil-AChicago gay rights activists are planning another protest Wednesday outside the city’s only Chick-Fil-A.
Chicago Gay Rights Group Files Complaints Against Chick-Fil-AA 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.
Cardinal George Takes Issue With Chick-Fil-A Opponents; Alderman Fires BackThe 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.
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.
Zoning Chair: Moreno Shouldn't Block Chick-Fil-A Solely Over Gay Marriage FlapThe 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.
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.
Mayor Supports Alderman's Plan To Block Chick-Fil-A Over Anti-Gay ViewsAld. 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.