A controversial fast food restaurant is setting its sights on Madison.
A proposal to build a Chick-fil-A is going to the Urban Design Commission on Wednesday.
The possible site would be in the parking lot of West Towne Mall.
Two years ago the company took a very public stance against gay marriage. Since then, it has changed its approach, but the local LGBT community isn’t buying it.
“Because of their national presence, they are trying to appear more appealing and broadminded, but the owner certainly hasn’t changed his religious viewpoint,” said Steve Starkey, with the Outreach LGBT Community Center.
Chick-fil-A has one other Wisconsin location in Racine, but they’ve added 27 new stores this year. Company officials said they look forward to Madison expansion later this year or early next year.