Chick-Fil-A: A Waffle made of Freedom Fries

A timeline of Chick-Fil-A's dabble into the politics of gay marriage.


  1. July 16, 2012 - Chick-Fil-A President tells Baptist Press: "Guilty as charged...We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit."
  2. Chick-fil-A Chief 'Guilty as Charged' on Gay Marriage Stance
  3. July 19, 2012 - Chick-fil-A's gay marriage stance causing a social storm
  4. July 19, 2012 - Chick-Fil-A releases statement: "Going forward, our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena,"
  5. July 19, 2012 - LGBTQA groups announce Aug 3rd as: "National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick Fil A" 
  6. National Same-Sex Kiss Day : Aug 3rd (7pm central) at your local Chick-Fil-A. :D!
    National Same-Sex Kiss Day : Aug 3rd (7pm central) at your local Chick-Fil-A. :D!
  7. July 19, 2012 - Photo surfaces on Facebook stating Muppets toys recalled for "possible safety issues".
  8. July 20, 2012 - The Jim Henson Co. releases its own statement: we have notified Chick-Fil-A that we do not wish to partner with them on any future endeavors. Donates payment of Muppets toys to GLAAD.
  9. July 20, 2012 - Boston Mayor Thomas Menino sends angry letter to Chick-Fil-A: "There is no place for discrimination on Boston's Freedom Trail and no place for your company alongside it."
  10. Mayor Thomas M. Menino
    Mayor Thomas M. Menino
  11. July 22, 2012 - Mike Huckabee Announces Aug. 1st 'Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day' in Response to 'Intolerant Bigotry from the Left'
  12. July 25, 2012 - Chick-Fil-A denies making fake Facebook account to combat criticisms online.
  13. July 25, 2012 - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: “Chick-fil-A’s values are not Chicago values."