The so-called “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” supported by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee got quite the attention yesterday. Here’s a round-up of news coverage from yesterday and this morning from across the Carolinas:
Thousands show up to “Eat mor Chikin” after controversy, WBTV, featuring comments from qnotes editor Matt Comer.
On Chick-fil-A Day, Many Appreciate Free Speech, FOX Charlotte
‘Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day’ held to show support for restaurant’s president, marriage stance, News 14 Charlotte, featuring comments from Equality North Carolina Executive Director Stuart Campbell.
Students want to drop Chik-fil-A from late-night menu, DavidsonNews.net
Triangle Chick-fil-A backers say: eat chicken, not words, News & Observer
‘Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day’ sparks marriage debate, Durham Herald-Sun
Despite Boycott, Raleigh Chick-Fil-A Doubles Lunch Business, Raleigh Telegram, with comments from Equality North Carolina Executive Director Stuart Campbell.
Chick-fil-A busy on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, News & Record, featuring comments from local organizers, Equality NC and Guilford Green Foundation Executive Director Shane Burton.
Supporters of traditional marriage flock to Chick-fil-A restaurants, Winston-Salem Journal, with comments from Equality Winston-Salem’s Steve McGinnis.
Supporters flock to Chick-fil-A for “Appreciation Day,” WCSC (Charleston)
Upstate, NC Chick-fil-A supporters hold appreciation day, WYFF (Greenville)