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Philadelphia Councilman Blasts Chick-Fil-A Prez For Comments Against Marriage Equality

CBS Philly
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July 26, 2012

A Philadelphia City Councilman is joining those blasting the head of the fast food chain Chick-fil-A for his comments against marriage for same-sex couples.

City Councilman Jim Kenney has fired-off a letter to Dan Cathy, the Baptist president of the fast food chain who last week denounced marriage equality on a radio show, saying he supports the Biblical definition of a family unit.

Kenney’s letter tells Cathy to “take a hike and take your intolerance with you,” and Kenney goes on to say he’ll introduce a resolution at the next City Council meeting condemning Cathy and Chick-fil-A for expressing intolerance and hate.

At a Chick-fil-A on Columbus Boulevard, one customer getting breakfast says Cathy is entitled to his personal opinion, as long as he’s not preaching to his customers.

“If he was trying to be persuasive to the patrons who came in and paid, then I would definitely stop coming. But until he does that, then it’s a good breakfast!”