24 Jul '12, 11am

Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in Boston, Says Mayor | Care2 Causes

Anti-Gay Chick-fil-A Not Welcome in Boston, Says Mayor | Care2 Causes

Chick-fil-A’s proud anti-gay stance has caused Boston’s Mayor Thomas Menino to say that he is prepared to ban the franchise from the city. Reports The Boston Tribune : “Chick-fil-A doesn’t belong in Boston. You can’t have a business in the city of Boston that discriminates against a population. We’re an open city, we’re a city that’s at the forefront of inclusion,” Menino told the Herald yesterday. “That’s the Freedom Trail. That’s where it all started right here. And we’re not going to have a company, Chick-fil-A or whatever the hell the name is, on our Freedom Trail.” [...] He said he plans to fire off a letter to the company’s Atlanta headquarters “telling them my feelings on the matter.” “If they need licenses in the city, it will be very difficult — unless they open up their policies,” he warned. Controversy was stirred last week when Chick-fil-A’s president, Dan Cath...

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