Chick Fil A Logs Highest One Day Profit Of Any Restaurant Counter Protest Planned Today

08.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

They're calling it Marriage Equality Day. A counter protest is slated today at Chick Fil A restaurants across the country. Supporters of gay marriage are asking same sex members to stage a kiss in, and kiss on restaurant grounds. Activists will also be stopping by Starbucks to make purchases today. Starbucks is one of the only companies in the country that has offered even part time gay employees full health benefits, and they've been doing it the last 20 years.

Chick Fil A, meanwhile, logged record profits Wednesday. Not just for their own franchise, but globally. They took in more then any restaurant in the world in one day.. The company said they're going to put all the extra cash to charitable causes that support traditional marriage. A number of lawmakers also said they're working on a bill that will prevent any local government from stopping a business from building simply because of their C.E.O.'s religious beliefs. 21-million people have visited aFacebook page former Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee set up to support Chick Fil A.