July 26th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Chick-Fil-A has had its share of bizarre news in the last several months. After making headlines for bringing a lawsuit against a t-shirt maker who uses his shirts to promote eating more of the vegetable kale, anti gay marriage comments made by the fast-food chain’s founder in recent interviews received a swell of criticism. The issue has now led to accusations that the chain has created at least one fake Facebook account to help defend its actions after what may be a fall-out with some puppets over the definition of marriage.
Read More:Which Came First: The Chick-Fil-A Facebook Page or… The Fake One?
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’