As far as this whole deal with Chick-Fil-A. I'm very disappointed in our country!
For those of you who don't know, Dan Cathy, the CEO of Chick-fil-a recently said his organization was "guilty as charged" in that they support the biblical definition of a marriage, between and man and a woman. This caused many people to boycott the restaurant. In some cities in America their mayors even went as far as saying Chick-fil-a was no longer allowed in their city because they didn't share their beliefs.
An attempt to boycott someone's business simply based on his outspoken beliefs is one of the most un-american things I've ever heard of! Some of the best hospitals in our country are funded by the Catholic church and even named after saints! I don't always agree with the Catholic church, but does that mean I'm not going to bring my child to one if they are in need of care? Of course not!
Then for anyone to say a business isn't welcome based on their beliefs is even worse! If a mayor really had the authority to kick someone out of town because they didn't have the same views we'd see businesses closing down left and right. Good thing the first amendment of our constitution guarantees us the right to freedom of speech AND freedom of religion to prevent such a thing from happening.
"That man -- Just like you or I -- has a right to say, 'This is what I believe' and not be punished for it" --Karen Kenney of San Fernando Valley Patriots told KTLA.
Yesterday was Chic-fil-a appreciation day. I know a lot of people that went. I saw tons of pictures on facebook with cars blocking highways trying to get in. I didn't go... not because I don't agree with their right to free speech... or because I'm trying to take a stand for gay marriage... but simply because I didn't feel like loading up four kids and driving for 45 minutes so to spend money I don't have at a fast food chain whose food I don't even really like (except the fries. those ARE good).
Tomorrow gay rights supporters are planning a "National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-a". I don't plan on being there for two reasons. 1.) There are no girls out there that I want to kiss at chick-fil-a 2.) I don't feel like loading up four kids and driving for 45 minutes to spend money I don't have at a fast food chain whose food I don't even really like (except the fries. those ARE good!).