Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, seen here with his classic car collection, died Monday at age 93.
September 8, 2014 S. Truett Cathy's Chick-fil-A has now grown to $5 billion in annual sales, and its stores still close on Sundays, reflecting its founder's religious beliefs.
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One of Chick-Phil-A-Day's promotional images.
December 27, 2013 Last year, conservatives rallied around Chick-fil-A's president. Now, some are doing the same for Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, who was briefly suspended from his show for things he said about homosexuals. And they're planning a similar show of support.
October 3, 2012 Dan Cathy gave an Atlanta TV station some of his first comments since his outspoken opposition to same-sex marriage created controversy over the summer.
A Chick-fil-A in Fort Worth, Texas, on "appreciation day" last month.
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September 19, 2012 Statements issued by the company today are nearly identical to an earlier one it made. But a Chicago lawmaker says he has gotten the fast-food chain to state it is company policy not to discriminate against anyone because of sexual orientation.
August 3, 2012 On Wednesday, supporters of the fast-food chain and company President Dan Cathy's stand against same-sex marriage flocked to Chick-fil-A outlets. Today, supporters of same-sex marriage plan their own protest. They'll be kissing and posting photos.
The line stretched into the parking lot today at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Wichita, Kan.
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August 1, 2012 The call from Mike Huckabee and other conservatives to show support for the fast-food chain's president after he came under fire for his stand against same-sex marriage has been heard by many. Counter events are planned for Friday.
July 27, 2012 Don Perry, 60, joined Chick-fil-A in 1983. His death comes amid a controversy over remarks made about gay marriage by Chick-fil-A's president.
Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos.
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July 27, 2012 Fast food's Chick-fil-A has been at the center of the culture wars in recent days because of company President Dan Cathy's outspoken opposition to gay marriage. Now online retailer Amazon may be in other culture warriors' sights.
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