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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:20 AM

Never Mind, Chick-Fil-A Still Has a Way To Funnel Cash to Anti-Gay Marriage Groups

Remember when we told you that Chick-fil-A had promised a Chicago alderman that it would no longer donate money to groups fighting to block same-sex marriage?

Well, while that may be technically true, it appears as though there is a giant loophole in the chicken chain's new unconfirmed policy that allows it to funnel large amounts of cash to its CEO's "biblical" cause anyway.

The Advocate explains:

Although the company's might not be donating directly, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy tweeted a photo on Tuesday from the 2012 WinShape Ride for the Family. He wrote alongside the picture of a pack of motorcyclists: "WinShape Ride for the Family bikers locked and loaded for 200 mile ride to Wilmington out of Charleston."
That long ride is a fundraiser for an organization that helps lobby against marriage equality. Registration forms for the event ask that checks be sent, not to the WinShape Foundation that Chick-fil-A operates, but directly to the Marriage and Family Foundation at 5200 Buffington Road in Atlanta, Ga. .

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http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2012/09/21/chick_fil_a_winshape_foundation_chain_holds_fundraiser_for_marriage_and_family_foundation_.html

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Robb Sep 2012 #1
Kookaburra Sep 2012 #2
PossumSqueezins Sep 2012 #3
Blue Idaho Sep 2012 #4

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:24 AM

1. I knew it.

There was some hope in our household (the 3-year-old loved the person in he cow suit), but Mrs. Robb stressed caution.

Didn't take long. Bigotry rises.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 10:29 AM

2. I never bought that crap anyway

That whole "we've seen the error of our ways" business never felt true to me.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 12:56 PM

3. This isn't a surprise at all.

But thanks for posting it. I will send it out to friends.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Sep 22, 2012, 02:02 PM

4. Chick-Fil-A is Fucked.

They completely misjudged the rapidly changing attitude of the nation. They hugely overestimated the number of bigots who would rush in to buy I hate the Gay chicken sandwiches. Now they are trying to have their hate and eat it too.

I say fuck them - I put my money where my values are and it looks like I'm not alone.

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