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Chick-fil-A Not Only Big Name to Support 'Traditional Marriage'

Some other prominent companies, organizations and individuals have donated significant amounts of money to organizations against gay marriage.

Among other big-name companies and organizations, Amway Home, the Knights of Columbus and the son of Wal-Mart's founder have used their checkbooks to express opposition to gay marriage. 

Nine other companies, organizations and prominent individuals have recently donated money to anti-gay marriage organizations after thousands of "traditional marriage" supporters nationwide for a national "eat-in," according to the Huffington Post. This was all sparked by Chick-fil-A COO and President Dan Cathy's public comments against gay marriage. 

Chick-fil-A's charitable foundation, the WinShape Foundation, has donated to the National Organization for Marriage, the Ruth Institute, the Pennsylvania Family Institute, Focus on the Family and Exodus International, among others, all fighting to ban marriage for same-sex couples and some advocating to "cure" homosexuality, Huffington Post reported.

Those who have also donated to anti-LGBT organizations include:

  • Amway Home
  • The Knights of Columbus
  • Jim Walton, son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton
  • National Organization for Marriage
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Domino's founder, Thomas S. Monaghan
  • CEO of A-1 Self Storage, Terry Caster
  • Co-Founder of WordPerfect, Alan Ashton
Brandt Hardin August 31, 2012 at 11:04 PM
If companies are people and people vote with dollars then the destination of the restaurant’s donations are open for public debate. It very well should be an issue as to where peoples’ hard-earned money goes after the chicken goes down their gullet. This issue has made our little feathered friend the modern martyr as Chick-fil-A laughs all the way to the bank. Watch the poultry be nailed to the cross and pierced by the spear of destiny at the hands of those devious cows on my artist’s blog at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/08/holy-rollin-poultry-on-cross-chick-fil.html
Randy1949 September 01, 2012 at 03:45 AM
I was tempted to vote no, because I don't patronize any of them to begin with. For instance, I'm not planning to convert to Mormonism any time soon, nor join the Knights of Columbus. I support traditional marriage. I also support same-sex marriage. I think marriage is a great thing.

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