It could have been part of the contractual obligations the Democratic National Committee has with the Wells Fargo Center – the venue of the Democrat’s national convention – but for whatever reason, they’ve been serving Chick-fil-A at the DNC. This food choice has left many delegates outraged, leading them to voice their opposition to the food chain that’s run by traditional marriage proponent Dan Cathy.
Of course, liberals like to interpret anyone’s pro-traditional marriage opinions as being “homophobic.” Liberals – particularly those in the LGBT community – hated Dan Cathy’s innocuous comments on marriage so much that they boycotted the fast food restaurant in 2012. Apparently, that boycott is still in effect. From the Daily Caller:
Joe Sacco, a Democratic delegate from Nevada who supports Senator Bernie Sanders and attended the LGBT caucus, told The Daily Caller News Foundation he’s unhappy Chick-Fil-A is being served.
“That was just really disappointing,” Sacco told TheDCNF. “I would hope that the DNC would be more sensitive in the future to the LGBT community.”
“People were not happy about it, but it wasn’t just gay people who were not happy about it,” Sacco told The DCNF. “It was gay people and straight people and our allies, and the workers, in fact, also understood when we took a few moments to explain why we don’t support Chick-Fil-A.”
Sonya Lewis, an openly lesbian delegate seen holding a pro-LGBT sign, told TheDCNF she was unhappy with Chick-Fil-A being served.
“The owner is homophobic,” Lewis told TheDCNF. “I don’t buy Chick Fil A on purpose.”
“They’re the type of company that closes on Sunday, puts money into lobbying against the LGBT community, and for that reason I will never support Chick-Fil-A until they change their ways,” Sacco said.
Right after the mass shooting in Orlando last month at a gay nightclub, there was an outpouring of support from people and businesses in the area and around the country. People came to give blood to victims, and restaurants gave food. One particular business in the food industry – Chick-fil-A – gave away free iced tea and chicken sandwiches to those helping out victims. And they even opened on Sunday to do it.