July 20th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has provoked a controversy over statements made by founder Truett Cathy about his anti-gay marriage position. The remarks were made during several interviews, including one in the Baptist Press, which also confirmed that Chick-fil-A has made significant financial contributions to anti-gay organizations including Exodus International and the Family Research Council. The company has released a statement on its Facebook page in response to a swell of consumer backlash.
Read More:Eat More Words: Chick-Fil-A Addresses Anti-Gay Comments
December 23rd, 2011 - Erin Shaw
Chick-Fil-A sues Vermont artist and small business owner Bo Muller-Moore to squash his Eat More Kale merchandise line, which the restaurant says violates their rights to the slogan “Eat Mor Chikin.” VT Governor Shumlin supports the artist and raises money for his legal defense fund.
Read More:Kale Bait: Vermont Backs Local Business in Chick-Fil-A Trademark Suit
November 30th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Citing an infringement of its longstanding tagline “EAT MORE CHIKIN,” Chick-fil-A is trying to shutdown a Vermont t-shirt maker for using the tagline, “Eat More Kale.”
Read More:Chick-fil-A Threatens to Sue Vegetable Enthusiast for Suggesting ‘Eat More Kale’