Chick-fil-A to stop donating to anti-LGBTQ organizations


(CNN) – Chick-fil-A will no longer donate money to charities with anti-LGBTQ views.

The fast-food chain announced Monday that starting next year it will only donate to organizations focused on education, homelessness, and hunger.

Chick-fil-A’s donations and comments from executives have caused controversy in the past several years.

CEO Dan Cathy had said the Atlanta-based fast-food company supports “the Biblical definition of the family unit.”

Gay rights groups have boycotted and opposed the chain over its stance on same-sex marriage.

In a statement, gay rights organization GLAAD said customers and employees should “greet today’s announcement with cautious optimism.”

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 18, 2019)

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