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Unswerving ideals

...revenue on the Sabbath.Loyal customers stood by the company when Cathy's son, Dan, the current chairman, angered gay rights groups in 2012 for supporting the "biblical definition of a family."The boycotts and "kiss-ins" at Cathy's restaurants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-08/unswerving-ideals
Chick-fil-A's Truett Cathy dies

...Baptist Press in 2012 that the company was "guilty as charged" for backing "the biblical definition of a family." Gay rights groups and others called for boycotts and kiss-ins at Cathy's restaurants. The Jim Henson Co. pulled its Muppet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/chick-fil-truett-cathy-dies
Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine yet to decide on starting QB

...support for same-sex marriage rights.Under the deal, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed sum of money to five gay rights-related charities over the next five years. Kluwe said he won't receive any money as part of the settlement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-19/cleveland-browns-coach-mi
Fight for religious liberty is changing

...wars, and amid recent gains for gay rights, the politics of religious liberty...seem impossible to reach now. On gay rights especially, groups see the other...consider contrary to their beliefs. And gay rights' supporters have come to see religious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/fight-religious-liberty-
Advocates hope 'Big, Gay' wedding in SC's oldest city appeals to businesses' bottom line

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Gay rights activists hope the buzz surrounding a "Big, Gay 'I Do'" wedding...Redman-Gress, director of the alliance, which has promoted gay rights in Charleston for 16 years. "All of the vendors who signed on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/advocates-hope-big-gay-wedding-scs-
Support secular morality

...credence to the "divine right of kings."Speaking of gay rights, some justify their homophobia by claiming that being...faces so much rejection and condemnation for doing so? Gay-rights advocates are to be admired for standing up to this bigotry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-17/support-secular-morality
Defrocked Methodist minister appeals ruling

...trial last fall ? to become an outspoken advocate for gay rights at a time when his denomination is bitterly divided...declaring he would officiate if asked.His stand galvanized gay-rights activists within the church. He has written a book...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-06-20/defrocked-methodist-mini
Georgia wants same-sex marriage lawsuit dismissed

ATLANTA - Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.Lambda Legal filed the lawsuit in April on behalf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-21/georgia-wants-same-sex-marria
Medicare change absurd

...procedures have been cut from coverage by Medicare, is ridiculous. This is an elective surgery.This isn't about gay rights. This is about financial responsibility that our government doesn't have. To spend huge amounts of money for surgeries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-30/medicare-change-absurd
Thousands celebrate Augusta's gay community during Pride Weekend

...Saturday for the city's annual festival focusing on gay rights issues.James Mintz, the director of development for...City, one of the most influential events in the modern gay rights movement.Augusta native Summer Ben nett said this year's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-28/thousands-celebrate-augustas