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Hey, Boston: Leave Chick-fil-A Alone

Christine341 Wrote: Aug 02, 2012 9:37 PM
What I don't get is when folks crow about "marriage" - from either side of the coin. We weren't married in a church, ergo we have a "civil union' as does EVERY COUPLE DOES WHO WAS NOT MARRIED IN A CHURCH!!! Why do the gays have to argue w/ that, esp. when most of them get married at a courthouse too? Now in our town, sure, we have a gay church, so if MD passes gay marriage, they can, truly, have a marriage. But why do they have to get their knickers twisted so tight & just say "Hey, that works, that'll do & thank you very much." Noooooo, they've got to rock BOTH civil law AND ecclesiastical law, cramming it down our throats. Heck, we have all the privileges & responsibilities as any other "married" couple has, why won't that do for them?

It's one thing for Hollywood moppets and television Muppets to protest Chick-fil-A over the fast-food chain president's support for traditional marriage. They're private citizens and entities. But when an elected public official wields the club of government against a Christian business in the name of "tolerance," it's not harmless kid stuff. It's chilling.

This week, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino declared, "Chick-fil-A doesn't belong in Boston." He recklessly slandered the company by accusing it of "discriminat(ing) against the population." And he warned ominously: "If they need licenses in the city, it will be very difficult -- unless they open up...