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By Uri Fintzy
The fried chicken giant Chick-fil-A has been under fire in the last few days. The food chain’s president, Dan Cathy, admitted that the company is supportive of “the biblical definition of the family unit,” and there for is anti-gay marriage. While the report didn’t necessarily come as a surprise to some, since it is a known fact that Chick-fil-A is a Christian company, and isn’t even open on Sundays, it was still very unusual to hear it from the head of a company, in a move that could (and probably will) affect his business.
In the days following the interview, Chick-fil-A lost business in Boston, Chicago, lost its relationship with the “Jim Hanson Foundation” and were even subject to ridicule over an allegedly major PR stunt that failed on Facebook.
Earlier today, actress Roseanne Barr, who is known for having a very active and uncensored Twitter account joined the anti-Chick-fil-A bandwagon, with a series of very explicit tweets, starting with this one: More ▸