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Friday, July 27, 2012

Legal Eagles Cry Fowl Over Politicians' Plans to Block Chick-fil-A

As Chicago became the latest city to tell Chick-fil-A it isn't welcome because its president doesn't support gay marriage, legal experts said the communities don't have a drumstick to stand on.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel became the second big-city mayor to blast the company over president Dan Cathy's comment last week that he is “guilty as charged” for supporting the traditional definition of marriage. Emanuel spoke up after Alderman Proco Joe Moreno announced he intends to block the chain from opening its second Chicago location over his stance.

But barring the popular fast-food restaurant over the personal views of Cathy is an “open and shut” discrimination case, legal scholars told



Anonymous said...

about tiime someone stood up to the Libs. Sounds to me like there needs to be seperation of church and state. Thats what the libs preach. Don't like it when it works against them?
They don't want religion shoved down their throats and others don't want gay rights shoved down theirs.Freedom works both ways.

JoeAlbero said...

We had dinner there last night, it was fantastic, as usual.

Anonymous said...

Well that just about says it an American with freedoms and liberties to buy what I want and say what I want...lets just BOYCOTT ANYTHING FROM CHICAGO.....Mr. Cathy has the right to his opinion and the idiots who are trying to destroy his business need to remember this is American.

Anonymous said...

The way this country is going, Obammy's black preacher is going to be right.

God is going to damn the U.S.

It's bad enough some of our citizens engage in this sinful behavior, now our government is condoning, encouraging, and legalizing this sin.

As in the days of Noah...if we are not there already, we are very close.

Anonymous said...

At least the employees of Chic-Fil-A can count change. If you go into a MacDonalds and your meal comes to $4.37 and you hand them $5.10, they have no clue what to do. They will call the manager and he will call somebody in Baltimore who won't know either.

Bullard Construction said...

I ate there twice this past week. Try their chicken salad... it's fantastic!

Anonymous said...

I hate fast food!

Anonymous said...

to 10:24, i don't like fast food either, but Chick-fil-A is really pretty good and they offer healthy choices. their restaurants are clean and their employees are well trained, informed, pleasant and friendly.

Anonymous said...

Um...if your food comes to $4.37, why would you give them $5.10?...just curious.

Anyway...I was surprised to hear the president voice his opinion that way...I don't agree with what he said, but he was asked a question and he answered how he felt. Totally within his rights to do so. That right also extends to patrons who decide to boycott Chic-Fil-A if they choose to. Chic-Fil-A is not a govt office or's a fast food restaurant. how they feel about same-sex marriage has nothing to do with how their food taste.If I go there for lunch...their opinions are not my concern. They make a good sandwich ..move on!

LadyLiddy said...

Everyone has a right to their opinion. Private business has the right to conduct business based on their principles & values. Don't like what they like, don't eat there. End of story. Enough of this crap already.

Anonymous said...

And hopefully Chick Fil A can sue the pants off Chicago.

Anonymous said...

But it's OK to build a mosque at the site of the 911 attack.I don't eat much fast food and have never tried chick-fil-a,but I will this weekend

Anonymous said...

Don't like what they like, don't eat there. End of story. Enough of this crap already.

July 27, 2012 11:13 AM

If you don't like this 'crap' LadyLiddy, don't come here to read it.

Not trying to be rude to you just using the same principle as you.

Fun isn't it? lol.