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Chick-fil-A Firestorm: A Preview of HHS Mandate Dangers

Happy Jake Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 6:03 AM
... What happened, exactly? First a private citizen, who happens to be an officer in a large company, was interviewed by a religious magazine and made a statement supporting a religious value that's been made political. Second, people became offended by that statement. Third - and this is where the line is crossed - politicians began sanctioning that private citizen's company solely because of his expressed beliefs. They aren't trying to protect gays, they're trying to crush Christianity.

The mayors of Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. are publically threatening Chick-fil-A, telling them they are not welcome to expand in “their” cities because CEO Dan Cathy does not support same-sex marriage. Edwin Lee, mayor of San Francisco, even tweeted a threat: “Closest #ChickFilA to San Francisco is 40 miles away & I strongly recommend that they not try to come any closer.”

It does not seem to matter that the First Amendment is crystal clear: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech.”

Unfortunately, these...