Chick-fil-a president deletes online post lamenting Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings

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  • Updated: June 28, 2013 - 7:27 AM

ATLANTA β€” The president of the fast-food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A has once again injected himself into the gay marriage debate, this time criticizing U.S. Supreme Court rulings.

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SorghastrumJun. 28, 13 6:19 AM

Who would ever want to eat chemicals pretending to be chicken? Jesus would be more concerned with unethical advertising than true love and marriage between consenting adults.

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ikyabwaiJun. 28, 13 7:16 AM

It's a shame that some people live for hate.

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ericgus55Jun. 28, 13 7:38 AM

I'd be curious to see the reaction if Chick-Fil-A had a significant presence in places other than the South. Now, before anyone starts complaining about the First Amendment and free speech (as it WILL happen), just remember that he isn't going to be prosecuted or censored by the government, which is all the First Amendment guards us from, not criticism or protests or loss of business.

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jaybarJun. 28, 13 7:39 AM

Observe what Religion does to people.

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badgerfan2Jun. 28, 13 7:43 AM

I'm sure the franchise operators would really appreciate if he would just keep quiet and not alienate potential customer base. He's got the entire LGBT community and most democrats not willing to set foot in their restaurants, one must wonder how that is good for business.

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daveparkJun. 28, 13 7:46 AM

β€œIt's a shame that some people live for hate.” How do you know his comment is out of hate and not just what he believes in?

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emdurksJun. 28, 13 7:58 AM

While I disagree with just about everything that comes out of Dan Cathy's mouth, especially his views on gay marriage. He's entitled to his opinion. I hate what he says, but I'll fight to the death for his right to say it.

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warmfiddleJun. 28, 13 7:59 AM

Our rights to talk openly about gay relationships have been censored. Free speech and the facts are what voters need? Our constitution out the window? This is a very serious problem killing many innocent people. American people need to be protected from spreading of AIDS. Why is this not front page news? The FACTS ARE.. Nearly 29,000 new cases of HIV, the AIDS-causing virus, were attributed to gay and bisexual males in 2010, and 82 percent of those cases occurred in large cities, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. "The HIV epidemic in the United States highlights inequities," said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. "One is that gay and bisexual men are over 40 times more likely to have HIV than heterosexuals

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mtkamacJun. 28, 13 8:24 AM

The founding fathers of this nation would applaude this decision - they put their lives on the line to provide a nation that was not ruled by religion - anyone who supports any laws based on the Church is in direct opposition of our constituion, of our founding fathers and of patriotism.

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mwibachJun. 28, 13 8:40 AM

I feel guilty for having purchased one sandwich from this guy 5 years ago. I prefer to support people who share my values.

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