Gay rights advocates were surprised when the president of fast-food chain Chick-fil-A has taken a public position against same-sex marriage.
>> welcome back to “the rhode show.” this morning in the buzz, this story has been growing for weeks now. chick-fil-a president said his company is guilty at charge in support of what he calls the biblical definition of the family, basically saying chick-fil-a does not support gay rights, and the back lash begins. the restaurant chain is blocked from opening in boston. the letter in part read there is no place for discrimination in boston and no place for your company. the letter that become an internet sensation drawing thousands of comments on social media. it’s big restaurant across the country, but what they believe in, i don’t know how you can go there. >> it’s tough, because i don’t know why he ever put that out there. >> yeah. >> i don’t care your feelings on the subject either way. i support it, but i think that’s regardless of the point. he should have kept it to himself. >> yes