Chick-Fil-A is well known for their stance on same-sex marriage. Dan Cathy, the president of Chick-Fil-A, has said that he “prays for God’s mercy” for a society that allows marriage equality (Stein). People may justify that just because Cathy says this doesn’t mean that is what Chick-Fil-A stands for, but Cathy has said that this view on marriage equality is what the company values (Morrison). People in the LGBTQ+ community have been discriminated against so heavily, and they fought for basic human rights for so long. Having huge companies like Chick-Fil-A come out and say that they are anti-marriage equality and justifying it by using the bible is toxic to the LGBTQ+ community and all they have fought for.
Along with making statements denouncing same-sex equality, Chick-Fil-A donates $2 million to anti-LGBTQ+ organizations. One of those companies is Family Research Council, who takes pride in opposing same-sex marriage. They teach children that being homosexual is bad, and they should not be accepting of others in the LGBTQ+ community. (“Family Research Council”). Chick-Fil-A has also donated to Exodus, which is a company that believes …show more content…
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