Chick-Fil-As Across The Country Were Absolutely Jam-Packed

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By all early accounts, Gov. Mike Huckabee’s “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” seems like a wild success. Conservatives lined up in droves. Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum offered his support and urging supporters to visit a restaurant. One Wendy’s franchise owner expressed his support for Chick-fil-A at a North Carolina Wendy’s.  

Chick-fil-A originally incurred a backlash when COO Dan Cathy affirmed in an interview that the company did not support gay marriage. 

“We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit,” Cathy said.

Some mayors around the country — including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino — have publicly supported the boycott of Chick-fil-A

According to its Facebook event page, more than 630,000 people planned to go to Chick-fil-A today.

Many of them took to Twitter and Instagram to document the craziness. As of this writing, there were almost 60,000 Instagram photos tagged with #chickfila. 

An Ohio Chick-fil-A.

A restaurant in Illinois.

Texas.

This guy had a sign.

An absolutely huge line.

A look at the line of cars from a side-view mirror.

Virginia.

Colorado.

Texas again.

A independent franchisee's Wendy's sign expressing support.

This line was tweeted by conservative site Red State editor Erick Erickson.

In Mobile, Alabama.

Florida.

A Mitt Romney supporter in Tennessee.

A line in Pennsylvania.

Kansas.

This guy brought a giant American flag and strapped it to the back of his truck.

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