In response to:

Boston Mayor to Outlaw Chick-Fil-A

Ed1670 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 10:10 AM
Does the Mayor of Boston understand the meaning of the term "discrimination?" Has Chik-fil-A ever refused service to a homosexual? Have they ever said, "Sorry, our food is for straights only"? Support Chik-fil-A for their position if you want. Call for boycotts because of their position if you want. I really don't care. But what this company is doing is in no way "discrimination," by any definition. We already have one term -- "Racist" -- that is used by people wildly, without discretion and often without any basis in fact. Let's not add another.
ZombieLove Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 11:43 AM
Discrimination: Noun:
The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, esp. on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
Recognition and understanding of the difference between one thing and another.
PMcQB Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 11:41 AM
"We already have one term -- "Racist" -- that is used by people wildly, without discretion and often without any basis in fact. Let's not add another."

Too late.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino wants to restrict a single private business, Chick-Fil-A, from opening any franchises in Boston. His reported remarks were,

“Chick-fil-A doesn’t belong in Boston. You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population. We’re an open city, we’re a city that’s at the forefront of inclusion.”

Chick-Fil-A has come under fire from progressive groups for donating millions of dollars to pro-family organizations over the past few years. This, according to Mayor Menino, counts as discrimination.

Meanwhile, the National Organization for Marriage is promoting...