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Hey, Boston: Leave Chick-fil-A Alone

Tammy117 Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 1:06 PM
I dont see where the mayor has the legality (sorry I couldnt think of a better word) to deny a companys business license. But then again I dont know how such things work so maybe he does have the right to. Id say its a stupid move for the mayor to make simply because he's turning away a business that will bring jobs in. I didnt see anything in the article that chick filet said that they wouldnt serve homosexuals...so where's the beef? (no pun intended) The CEO stated what his opinion on gay marriage is...if you dont like it dont eat there......

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...