New Chick-Fil-A Revelations: Company Gave Nearly $2 Million to Anti-Gay Groups in 2009


Back in March, Equality Matters broke the news that Chick-Fil-A had donated more than $1.1 million to anti-LGBT groups between 2003 and 2008, and they've followed up on that story:

Now, new IRS 990 forms reveal that the company donated nearly two million dollars to anti-gay groups in 2009 alone, the most recent year for which public records are available.

The numbers:

WinShape Gave Over $1.7 Million To Anti-Gay Groups. In 2009 alone, WinShape donated $1,733,699 to multiple anti-gay groups:

Marriage & Family Legacy Fund: $994,199
Fellowship Of Christian Athletes: $480,000
National Christian Foundation: $240,000
Focus On The Family: $12,500
Eagle Forum: $5,000
Exodus International: $1,000
Family Research Council: $1,000

If you're not familiar with any of these groups, EM has a rundown of their activities at the link below.

Chick-Fil-A Donated Nearly $2 Million To Anti-Gay Groups In 2009 [equality matters]

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(image via daily athenaeum)

Posted November 1, 2011 at 8:30am ETC by Andy Towle
in Chick-fil-A, News