Listen Up, People: Remember Chick-fil-A Next Time You See Any Bullying
I picked a heck of a week to eat my first (and second) Chick-fil-A. The first was eaten innocently enough: I found a free coupon that expired that same day. Though I am not a huge fan of chicken sandwiches, I am a huge fan of free things.
But by the time I got back home and began munching away, I noticed a stream thick with anti-Chick-fil-A sentiment running through my Twitter feed. Chick-fil-A controversy had re-erupted: an old story about Chick-fil-A's CEO, Dan Cathy, and his donations to and verbal support of organizations advocating for legal marriage between a man and a woman got a fresh coat of ink. People like Billy Graham, Mike Huckabee, and Antoine Dodson (video above) released statements in support of the fast-food chain.
And according to what I read, I had not simply eaten a sandwich. I had made a huge statement: I hated gay people.
Since I do not in fact hate gay people and since I understood why people would be upset with Cathy's words and donations, I wondered if the crispy, ...1