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Sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G at Chick-Fil-A

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Photo via Doug Mataconis/@dmataconis via Twitter

In the cluck of controversy, a political activist organized a new-style love-in called "National Same Sex Kiss Day" encouraging couples to kiss at Chick-Fil-A on Friday night at 8 p.m. 

The Atlanta-based fast food chain's CEO Dan Cathy recently ruffled feathers with his statements in opposition to gay marriage.

Please enjoy the free samples below from restaurants across the country. Words and pictures from the Chick-Fil-A kiss-off will be updated.





Amid backlash, Chick-Fil-A's Public Relations VP dies

Chick-fil-A Embattled In Controversy Over Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks

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The sign of a Chick-fil-A is seen July 26, 2012 in Springfield, Virginia. The recent comments on supporting traditional marriage which made by Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has sparked a big debate on the issue.

WRBL News 3  and CNBC report that Donald A. Perry, the Vice President of Corporate Public Relations for Chick-Fil-A, has died. 

The CBS affiliate in Georgia says Perry died Friday morning of a heart attack, according to Ross Cathy, a relative of Chick-Fil-A's CEO.

The chicken chain has been roasting in the backlash of the CEO's recent comments on gay marriage. A protest at the controversial Hollywood location is scheduled for Aug. 1.