Chick-fil-A support, protests are planned in Oklahoma City area
BY CARLA HINTON NewsOK.com
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Who will or won't “eat mor chikin” from the Chick-fil-A fast food chain Wednesday remains to be seen as Oklahomans join people across the country taking sides over a religious statement made by the eatery's president.
Dan Cathy, the chain's president and CEO, started a national debate when he was quoted in a July 2 Biblical Recorder story as saying he supports the biblical definition of the family unit.
Soon after his quote was reiterated in a Baptist Press article, gay rights advocates took exception to his statement.
But the restaurant chain has not been without its supporters, who plan to flock to the eateries Wednesday — “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” as dubbed by former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.
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