Gay rights activists are holding a
kiss-in event to counter Wednesday's Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day.
The day of appreciation was organized
by former Arkansas Governor and Baptist minister Mike Huckabee, who
said he wanted to support the company as it faces a backlash over
remarks made by Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy in opposition to gay
Thousands flocked to the Atlanta-based
fast-food chain to show their support on Wednesday, resulting in
record-setting sales. Former presidential hopefuls Rick
Bachmann and Newt
Gingrich joined in the protest.
Graham's Chick-Fil-A meal included a chocolate shake.)
Organizers of Friday's National
Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-Fil-A are encouraging couples to take a
photo or video of themselves sharing a kiss at one of Chick-Fil-A's
more than 1,600 outlets.
“Let's show Chick-Fil-A thanks for
their support of Love, Equality, and the Real Definition of
Marriage!” organizers said on Facebook.
“Invite your friends!”