Gay Rights Activists Dub Friday 'National Kiss Day' at Chick-fil-A

Gay rights activists have created a campaign called "National Same Sex Kiss Day." Will you be at Chick-fil-A today in support?

Following about same-sex marriage last week, gay rights activists have planned an event, dubbed “kiss day,” at the restaurant. 

“In honor of their support for love, equality, and the real definition of a family, we’re holding a NATIONAL Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-As around the country,” the Facebook event page reads. 

The post also adds that the event was not created to counter Mike Huckabee’s "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” which took place on Wednesday and CNN reported, earned the company “record-setting” sales. 

Friday’s campaign urges people to bring friends, show up at the restaurant and take pictures and videos of themselves kissing to post online. 

Chick-fil-A has 45 locations throughout Maryland, including stores in Bowie, Bethesda, Capitol Heights, Germantown, Laurel and Largo.

In an interview with The Baptist Press last month, Cathy announced his support for the “biblical definition of the family unit.” 

His comments prompted a wave of backlash, and The Jim Henson Company, whose founder is from University Park, announced it would not partner with the restaurant in the future.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) supports “kiss day,” as well as an effort by gay rights advocates to promote eating at Kentucky Fried Chicken instead of Chick-fil-A. 

John Francis August 06, 2012 at 05:44 PM
your comments only show your ignorance. Do the world a favor and just shut the hell up.
John Francis August 06, 2012 at 05:46 PM
Steven, just shut the hell up. You don't get to act like a dick then call yourself a christian. When was the last time you went to a food kitchen to help the poor? Or donated money to help starving kids in Africa? If half as many "Christians" followed Jesus' actual message of help the poor and those in need as went to Chick-fil-a last week, this country would be a much better place.
John Francis August 06, 2012 at 05:51 PM
Freedom of religion also includes freedom FROM religion. Congrats. you think marriage is between a man and woman. Thats awesome and more power to you. The government of the United States is in no part a christian nation. None. If you think that, you lack a fundamental understanding of the formation of this country. The government's role is to treat everyone equally, regardless of anything. Black white poor rich gay straight, everyone is equal. If you can marry who you love, but I cannot, my rights are being denied to me. My freedom from your religion is being withheld from me, because of something you believe. Thats not the American way. Youre a conservative, you probably encourage less government regulation on a daily basis. Your government telling me I cant marry is the exact opposite of this previously stated goal. Will Republicans never understand the hypocrisy they constantly put forward? You can't preach for less government while demanding the government get more involved in social issues. You need to do some serious thinking as to what being an American means. To me, it means treating everyone equally and with the rights given to them by nature. To you it apparently means acting like a dick to anyone you don't agree with and refusing to listen to Jesus and show any sort of compassion or understanding. Grow up dude.
TWoreti August 06, 2012 at 06:15 PM
What happened to Chick Fil A reveals the fact that the is intolerance for freedom of speech and religion in our country. So many individuals are coming to USA because of the freedom we enjoy. Support for Chick Fil A should come from all Americans irrespective of gender or/and sexual preferences. Those of us who are for a traditional and natural marriage should not be called anti-gays. There are many who are of the opinion that marriage should be limited to a natural marriage (one man and one woman) not the unnatural ones. Trying to call the natural marriage and family with the unnatural so called marriage and family should be avoid in order to avoid a confusion thereby discouraging a distorted view of part of our society regarding masculinity and femininity. Study shows that Homosexuality and lesbianism is a product of lack of confidence in ones masculinity and femininity. Biologically, intrinsically and essentially there is no such thing as a homosexual. Scientists have concluded that there is no gay 'gene." The rights that homosexuals demand are not civil rights. We see ex-homosexuals, ex-husbands, ex-adulterers etc. but not ex-Negros; ex-Caucasians; ex-native-Americans as stated by Dr. Alveda King in one of her speeches. It is , therefore, advisable to call a union between those with the same gender with a different name and not a marriage. It is even intellectually dishonest to call the natural and the unnatural - opposite stuff with the same name.
TWoreti August 08, 2012 at 01:26 AM
Thanks for your thoughtful comment, Steven Easley. Marriage is a privilege and not a right. In some areas it is normal for all of us to feel inadequate. A well known scholar by the name of Professor Dr. R.C. Sproul believes that lack of confidence in ones masculinity and femininity is the main factor for many to be engaged in homosexual practices. For further detail, please go to the following online CD: http://s3.amazonaws.com/ligonier-media/series/hom01/mp3/hom01m3i01.m Please let me know your response after listening tot online CD.


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