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We'll supporters of same sex marriage are having their say -- chick filet is around the country they're protesting the restaurant chains -- CEO and his comments against gay marriage.
This just two days after the overwhelming success of -- appreciation day.
A company executive releasing this statement quote while we don't release exact sales numbers we can confirm reports that it was a record setting day.
John Roberts is live now.
Play and Decatur Georgia I John what's going on there.
Good lord -- -- petty and not much is going on right now looks a lot different that it did a couple of days ago protests here.
Indicator is scheduled for between noon and 2 o'clock the national protest.
Has been call for 8 PM tonight at chick filet his third United States let's show you some of those pictures from Wednesday that's when people came out -- supported chick -- Thousands upon thousands of people showing their support for either -- cat he's position on same sex marriage or his right to free speech and as you mentioned.
Pushing the company to record setting revenue used that day.
Yesterday we drop by one of the protest groups as they were getting ready for today's demonstration.
Thinking of some signs they'll be caring around on the sidewalks they told me that this goes well beyond just what Dan Cathy said it's the fact that -- -- Charitable foundation -- shape.
Gives money to groups that hold anti gay positions and actively campaigned against.
Gay marriage and I talked with the group's leader -- all of my -- What that what she thought about the criticism that's heap upon CEO Dan Cathy -- CEOs like Jeff bass notes of Amazon are not similarly criticized.
For holding the opposing position here's what she told.
Dan -- giving -- funny -- aid organization is much different than Amazon.
Giving their money to support LG BTQ.
Marriage that Amazon's looking to support us and support everybody.
It shouldn't humanity Torre for all really.
-- -- articulate says that welcomes today's protest Steve Robinson the VP of marketing issuing this statement yesterday saying quote.
Friday may present another opportunity to serve with genuine hospitality.
Superior service and great food they're not likely be any of these protesters will be eating here in fact.
McDonald's has given those people vouchers.
For their chicken sandwich today at the end interest staying all right -- -- where does the countries stand on gay marriage.
It -- been evolving over the last decade in particular in the last four years.
The few -- -- she came out with a boy yesterday we'll put up the results of that it found.
-- in total 48%.
Of Americans are in favor of same sex marriage 44% against.
That is that an increase of nine points since 2008.
Is the way breaks down politically Democrats are most in favor 65% independents a slight majority 51%.
Republicans just 44%.
Support same sex marriage but all of those demographics have increased in the last four years we should also point out that in addition to people commit to check the -- -- and some local gay rights groups like gay equality New Jersey are asking people to -- the local franchise operators.
A chick fillet urging those franchise operators to have a meeting with members of the group.
We'll see you how that pans out during the day again we're expecting action to begin here probably about two and a half hours -- Right now.
Nothing at this chick filet indicate.
Right -- -- Roberts reporting.
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