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Originally posted by TheRedneck
I simply believe that the owners of Chik-Fil-A should be able to keep that personal information private
Originally posted by Annee
Originally posted by charles1952
I understand that Annee has beliefs concerning the role of gays in marriage.
Hold it! Beliefs concerning the role of gays in marriage? There is no Belief in gay marriage.
Two consenting adults joining together in a legal government contract to protect rights and property is called "Marriage License". That is not a belief. Religion should have nothing to say about it.
I never made any mention of me donating money to anyone.
Let's get it straight. If a corporation chooses to politically fund ANY discrimination agenda - - they set themselves up - - to be held accountable.
Originally posted by manna2
if you can tell me how chick-fil-a supporting a strong biblical marriage affects you
Originally posted by Byteman
reply to post by Ferris.Bueller.II
So you feel every business in America by law should have to post all of their political and other activities in their establishments? Now that would be quite an achievement!
First, you'll have to quote that, because I'm 100% sure I didn't say that.
You, like some of the others are putting words in my mouth.
Second, It's not what I feel, it's a civil fact.
A business cannot misrepresent itself, and especially profit from misrepresenting itself.
Whether or not businesses should have to "[bare all, all the time]" is related in a tertiary manner, but it is not the subject. I won't derail the topic by going into that no matter how much you guys keep trying to mention it. I never said a business cannot have privacy, I said that a business cannot misrepresent themselves.
Personally, every time I've gone into a Chick-fil-A it was to get some lunch or dinner, and have received what I ordered every time.
I never said otherwise. So I can only wonder why you mention it.
Is it to make it seem like I said they refused service to certain people?
I didn't, FYI.
I don't ever remember seeing a 'Support the GLBT cause' sandwich on their menu or any signs in their restaurants advertising such here in Colorado.
Of course not, they support ANTI-gay organizations and groups.
Now I did know they were a Christian establishment, after asking a waitress why they were closed on Sundays. So they weren't hiding that fact.
I didn't say they were hiding the fact they are Christians.
I said they were hiding the fact that they are anti-gay.
Originally posted by 547000
They serve delicious chicken though.
OK, lets start off with how is Chick-fil-A misrepresenting itself in the gay community? That would be a good first step.
Second, how are they hiding the fact they are anti-gay? If they were hiding it, how did you crack their secret, and how hard was it to crack?
Chic-Fil-A as a franchise is a shining beacon in a world of lousy food and lousy service offered by chains who could give a crap about it's customers. This restaurant is head and complete shoulders above their competition. They serve great food at affordable prices
They provide the absolute cleanest and well maintained physical eating establishments one can frequent.
They are extremely family friendly, and as such the stores are always packed with people and their children enjoying their time out together.
The kids they hire to work at the stores - neatly dressed, extremely courteous and well mannered, always willing to go above and beyond. They speak English and they dont act like they are doing you a huge favor by ackowledging your existence.
The bathrooms are immaculate. May not mean much to you unless you have gone into thje average McDonalds bathroom and waded through the urine ravine...or worse.
Management who have a spine and a belief in the company they work for, and not just some scumbags in a tie trying to make a fast buck serving slop to the stupids.
So what if the owner happens to be a Christian white male, something that is nearly illegal to be in this dead pan society that we live in. So what if the man believes in God, it is his right to do so. So what if he wants to donate sandwiches to feed a group of people he believes in. It's his money and his right as an American to spend his money and donate his time and supplies any way he see's fit.
I admire this old guy for doing what he believes is right, and just because he doesnt donate his money to gay causes and gay events and gay whatever doesnt mean he is a bigot or an evil person, it means he is expressing his right to exercise his convictions and to live his life the way he chooses.
That used to be an ok thing for an American to do.
Originally posted by Unit541
575 Garden Of The Gods Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
The above location refused to serve an openly gay couple, and asked them to leave the premises.
Unfortunately, I cannot provide evidence to substantiate the above, as I was merely a witness to the event. The couple was actually told that "their kind" were not welcome at the establishment.
I don't care who they donate money to, or whether or not they're a privately held company, or how many franchisee's have met with success through this company. They're blatant in their intolerance for anyone with a paradigm that does not fit neatly into the conservative christian ideology.
Originally posted by Adamanteus
It is actually pronounced Chick filet as in a filet of fish or filet mignon, They are implying that they're serving filets of chicken.