Chick Fil A Controversy

on Friday, July 27, 2012

With a public comment made by the company president Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A is now facing a huge scandal and controversy .

Dan Cathy's statement and comment against the gay marriage (which is a very sensitive and hot topic)sparks some people's plug (specially the LGBT community) and it already reach the national level in terms of controversy.

As per their Wikipedia page, Chick Fil A is a religious company who seems to be standing firm in their case against "same sex marriage". Their religious views and statements, sparks major controversy ending up with some local government officials not giving the company the license to open up any branches or stores within their cities.



Today, pro and anti Chick-fil-A seems to be on a huge fight online and even on the streets. Social media is filled with messages regarding their support or even calling for a boycott for the company.

More information about this controversy can be found at the following news sites links:

Chick-fil-A out of the fryer, into the fire
http://bottomline.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/07/27/12971573-chick-fil-a-out-of-the-fryer-into-the-fire

Chick-fil-A flap escalates into national clash over values, role of government

http://www.suntimes.com/news/sweet/14017901-452/chick-fil-a-flap-escalates-into-national-clash-over-values-role-of-government.html

How about you? what is your view about this kind of issue? Any thoughts to share?

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