If you’re a supporter of marriage equality, eat less chikin.
Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A sparked controversy the last couple of years for donating millions to anti-gay organizations and SPLC-classified hate groups. But while the numbers don’t lie, Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy did:
“We have a whole spectrum of team members that work with us who are part of the gay and lesbian community. They know as employees of Chick-fil-A that they are welcomed, they are embraced, and they are part of the Chick-fil-A family. So to be identified with some sort of hate group that has a political agenda — that is not Chick-fil-A at all.”
But Cathy has finally come out of denial about the root of Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay activism. In an interview with the Baptist Press, he was asked whether the company has an official position against marriage equality.
“Well, guilty as charged… We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.”
There you have it — don’t give Chick-fil-A your business. They have unapologetically given millions of dollars to groups that work to take away LGBT rights, all in the name of “biblical family values.” No matter how good the waffle fries are, this should leave a bad taste in your mouth.