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Chick-fil-A Touts Record Profits

Following the intense backlash fast-food chain Chick-fil-A received when its president publicly took a stance against gay marriage, supporters of "traditional marriage"—and fried-chicken sandwiches—spoke with their dollars. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee dubbed Wednesday “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day,” encouraging patrons to rally around the company and its beliefs. After throngs of customers flocked to the chicken retailer, the company says it set a sales record, though it won’t release official sales numbers.

August 2, 2012 11:42 AM