Homosexual rights group Equality Illinois is joining an all out attack by Chicago politicians condemning Chick-fil-A because the president of the company exprressed support for the famiily.
Illinois' largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group is pushing a boycott of Chick-Fil-A restaurants and encouraging Illinois universities, businesses and municipalities to join the effort.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that Chick Fil A did not represent "Chicago values". He joined Chicago Alderman Joe Moreno who announced this week that he will be using his aldermanic authority to reverse a building permit in order to stop Chick-Fil-A from building a store in the Logan Square neighborhood.
CNN's Ken Coleman's interview with Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy outlines the controversy that spawned the firestorm: