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Progressive Proselytizing: From Chick-fil-A to Muslim World protests

By the time Chick-fil-A quietly announced that it was no longer donating to political groups with anti-gay agendas, the cacophony of attention given to the back and forth over the Chick-fil-A controversy has been dwarfed by protests in the Muslim world sparked by a previously unknown Islamophobic amateur film produced in the US. In . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: From Chick-fil-A to Muslim World protests

Montreal Simon: Harperland and the Chicken Homophobes

It's hard to believe that this is still happening in Canada, even in a city as diverse as Toronto.

It's hard to believe that some crackpots still think that religious rights should prevail over human rights.

Juliet Stewart says her clients, a Seventh-day Adventist husband and wife, told her in no uncertain terms . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Harperland and the Chicken Homophobes

Song of the Watermelon: Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Chick-Fil-A

In honour of Pride Week here in Vancouver, I can think of no better time to wade into the growing Chick-fil-A row currently ruffling the feathers of our southern neighbours.

For those who don’t follow American news (it’s not like we’re a different country or anything), Chick-fil-A is a US-based fast-food chain whose President, . . . → Read More: Song of the Watermelon: Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Chick-Fil-A

Politics and its Discontents: Another Corporate Bully

A medical device manufacturer named Vante, while defending its employees rights to hold hold and express their own opinions, has fired its chief financial officer and treasurer for expressing his opinion of Chick-fil-A:

Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Another Corporate Bully

Montreal Simon: The Gays and the Church of the Bigot Chicken

I don't really know what to say about this Made in Amerika story eh? Because it's got EVERYTHING.

Bigots, gay marriage, Jesus, and a steaming heap of deep fried chicken.

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country headed to Chick-fil-A restaurants on Wednesday, answering a call from Mike Huckabee, the former governor of . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Gays and the Church of the Bigot Chicken

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Chick-Fil-A Rebellion!

Wow!  Pictures don’t lie!  From on-line reports, I’m seeing literally dozens of almost entirely old white folk supporting a restaurant that would jail homosexuals.  As a Liberal, I am feeling so scared right now!  And remember, gay people, if you’re ever confronted by Chickinistas, you may not be able to hide, but you sure can run, because I . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Chick-Fil-A Rebellion!