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Nation of Islam can open a restaurant in Chicago, but not Chick-fil-A?
Legal Insurrection ^ | 7-26-2012 | Wm. A. Jacobson

Posted on 07/26/2012 8:49:16 PM PDT by ReformationFan

Even The Boston Globe has come out against the bullying of Chick-fil-A by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino because of the position of Chick-fil-A’s President and his father (the founder) on marriage:

The president of Chick-fil-A opposes gay marriage. While this view goes against the grain in a state that made history by embracing it, it’s no reason for Mayor Thomas M. Menino to oppose a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Boston….

Chick-fil-A must follow all state and city laws. If the restaurant chain denied service to gay patrons or refused to hire gay employees, Menino’s outrage would be fitting. And the company should be held to its statement that it strives to “treat every person with honor, dignity and respect — regardless of their belief, race, creed, sexual orientation, or gender.” But beyond the fact that Chick-fil-A is closed on Sundays, the religious beliefs of the company’s top executive don’t appear to control its operations….

Ironically, Menino is citing the specific location along the Freedom Trail as a reason to block Chick-fil-A. A city in which business owners must pass a political litmus test is the antithesis of what the Freedom Trail represents. History will render judgment on the views of Chick-fil-A executives. City Hall doesn’t have to.

Michael Graham (h/t DaTechGuy) points out that Menino’s litmus test doesn’t apply equally to all religious beliefs, Mayor Menino Donated Tax Dollars To “Homophobic” Group In Boston!:

This is the Islamic Society of Boston’s mosque in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, a.k.a. “Menino’s Mosque.

Mayor Menino “sold” $2 million worth of city property to the ISB for $175,000, despite their well-documented links to Muslim extremism. The mosque teaches a form of Islam that condemns homosexuals to death.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; boston; chicago; chickfila; gaymarriage; homosexualagenda; illinois; kenyanbornmuzzie; massachusetts; nationofislam; religiousliberty; swrdswllwngsdshw

1 posted on 07/26/2012 8:49:26 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

Don’t you like strangled and charred goat burgers?


2 posted on 07/26/2012 8:50:40 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: ReformationFan

Ah, Tom, maybe it’s time to rethink your position? Shirley you can find a non-apologetic way of backtracking your statements.


3 posted on 07/26/2012 8:59:17 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: WorkingClassFilth

People around the country, if they didn’t know already, will now realize that Menino is an unbelievable ignoramus voted into office by morons.


4 posted on 07/26/2012 9:06:57 PM PDT by golf lover (going)
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To: ReformationFan

It’s not even worth asking the question anymore. The answer is always, yes, the left and its associated groups can do anything they want no matter what they say. They can say anything they want even it’s completely opposite to their actions or their prior words. The right will always and without exception be held not only to its own standards but to the standards the left sets for it.


5 posted on 07/26/2012 9:09:08 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: golf lover

You mean there’s a mayor out there that’s even STUPIDER than Bloomberg?! Scary!;)


6 posted on 07/26/2012 9:19:07 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: ReformationFan

The newest Chick Fil-A sandwich:

The Rahm Emanuel: “raw chicken” on nothing, with nothing - no sauce, spices, condiments. Just like Emanuel - TASTELESS


7 posted on 07/26/2012 9:20:51 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: ReformationFan

Would be fun to see Chick Fil A sue Menino and Rahm Emmanuel in Federal court for their comments. After all they are elected public officials who’s comments violated the rights of that company and damaged it economically. These mayors violated federal civil rights statutes. Let the depositions and trials begin. Didn’t Rahm Emmanuel say a crisis is a terrible thing to waste?


8 posted on 07/26/2012 9:23:29 PM PDT by allendale
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To: ReformationFan

They can get Jesse Jackson to go back in the kitchen and spit in the white people’s soup like he did when he worked as a waiter at the Jack Tar Hotel in his home town of Greenville, S.C.


9 posted on 07/26/2012 9:23:33 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: ReformationFan

Looks like we will be having Chick-fil-A for the week to support there freedom of belief!


10 posted on 07/26/2012 9:42:31 PM PDT by Iceman8533
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To: golf lover

That really sounds about most of the voters days, voting the same people
and expecting different results.


11 posted on 07/26/2012 9:42:42 PM PDT by Iceman8533
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To: ReformationFan

And as a thought exercise:

Lets say a city in Texas wanted to deny a Target or JC Penny a zoning permit because they support gay causes? Say the mayor openly said that was the reason. Think they’d be ok with that?


12 posted on 07/26/2012 9:51:47 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: ReformationFan

Chicago values.....


13 posted on 07/26/2012 10:03:10 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: ReformationFan

The ACLU has come out in support of Chick-Fil-A:

“The government can regulate discrimination in employment or against customers, but what the government cannot do is to punish someone for their words,” said Adam Schwartz, senior attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois. “When an alderman refuses to allow a business to open because its owner has expressed a viewpoint the government disagrees with, the government is practicing viewpoint discrimination.”

Other constitutional legal minds state:

Jonathan Turley, a professor at the George Washington University Law School, said Moreno’s intentions raises “serious” constitutional concerns.

Wilson Huhn, a professor and associate director of the Constitutional Law Center at The University of Akron School of Law, echoed Turley’s stance, saying that a denial on behalf of Moreno regarding a second Chick-fil-A restaurant in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood would “absolutely” violate the First Amendment.

“It would be an open and shut case,” Huhn said. “You can’t do that. They cannot be denied a zoning permit based upon the viewpoint of their CEO.”

This must be why both mayors have walked-back their moronic statements.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/26/politician-plan-to-block-chick-fil-is-unconstitutional-legal-experts-say/?test=latestnews#ixzz21nUZvIOn


14 posted on 07/26/2012 10:23:45 PM PDT by Texas56
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To: ReformationFan

This is logical if you are a Zer0 Democrat. love the scum bag gang-bangers
and hateful Muslims like calypso Louie.

Punish the decent and fruitful because they are not voting for you.

Rahm should be thrown out as Mayor but Chicago is too far gone.

The chicago media is all in for farraakhan but hates Chica-fil-a.

Someone needs to educate Rahm and Morono that Muslims detest homo boys.


15 posted on 07/27/2012 12:15:28 AM PDT by ChiMark (chewed up his body for a decade)
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To: ReformationFan

Homo is as homo does.


16 posted on 07/27/2012 12:20:06 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: ReformationFan

SUE the Godfather Rahm and his cronies for all they’re worth!!


17 posted on 07/27/2012 12:51:19 AM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: ReformationFan

The moral high ground is much more pleasant when the people you’re taking it from won’t injure you for it....


18 posted on 07/27/2012 1:12:20 AM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: ReformationFan

Tis expected from a city filled with PAGANS.


19 posted on 07/27/2012 1:23:40 AM PDT by DaBearOne (she is always with us)
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To: ReformationFan

This is just part of the plan. Christians are to be mercilessly persecuted and executed in the final days. Its been happening in the ME while over here in America the persecution has significantly been ramped up since 2008, and I’m sure the executions will start within the next decade.


20 posted on 07/27/2012 3:24:43 AM PDT by eak3
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To: ReformationFan

Chicago is a quagmire. America needs to pull out.


21 posted on 07/27/2012 4:27:48 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: freedomfiter2

If the Nation of Islam were denied their restaurant permit, the South Side would explode.

Easy to understand. OTOH, Chick Fil-A is perceived as “white”.


22 posted on 07/27/2012 5:28:46 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: freedomfiter2

If the Nation of Islam were denied their restaurant permit, the South Side would explode.

Easy to understand. OTOH, Chick Fil-A is perceived as “white”.


23 posted on 07/27/2012 5:31:13 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: elcid1970

I was thinking the same, The Chick restaurant patrons won’t burn down the city, on the other hand...


24 posted on 07/27/2012 5:37:11 AM PDT by reefdiver (Shoeless John Roberts, An American Tragedy.)
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To: ReformationFan

Simply one more attack on Christians led mainly, by the Sandusky crowd supporters. When will the lesbians, the genitally mutilated, and the coprophiles be silenced? Do we let this go on or do we support Chick-fil-a? To support them, I went out of my way to have one of their excellent sandwiches just yesterday in the Atlanta airport.


25 posted on 07/27/2012 6:52:52 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: ReformationFan
Mayor Menino “sold” $2 million worth of city property to the ISB for $175,000, despite their well-documented links to Muslim extremism. The mosque teaches a form of Islam that condemns homosexuals to death.

I GET WHAT MENINO IS DOING!!!

Allow the homosexuals to marry, by preventing Chick Fil-A from doing business in Boston.

Then, when you have identified them, allow the Mosque you sold property to, to put the homosexuals to death.

PRETTY CRAFTY, MAYOR MENINO!!!!

26 posted on 07/27/2012 7:01:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I hate the Universe, and it hates me.)
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To: ReformationFan; All

Well we all know it’s about suppressing Christians and any vestige of Christianity.

It always has been with Liberals. They’ll partner with anyone - sexual deviants, socialist subversives, communist terrorists, muslim terrorists - to accomplish their little Utopia.

Chick-Fil-A is an unabashed Christian-owned company, and the owner and management have the absolute RIGHT to profess their faith and live it as they see fit, and the absolute right to run their legal,lawful business as they see fit. And if that runs counter to whatever current scheme to subvert the society that the Left is working this week, well, to their way of thinking, it must be attacked (through “legal” means, for right now) and suppressed for daring to interfere with the agenda.

Every person in this country who considers themselves even nominally Christian should respond to this with outrage and support.

I’m not a big fast food aficionado; but I’ll make it a point to go the Chick-Fil-A near me (about a 1/4 mile away) and support them with my wallet, encouragement, and whatever other support they may need.

We need to be a wall on this, folks. These are OUR people being attacked here, in our own country, by domestic subversives, for exercising their religious freedom. If the way to push back, right now, is with our wallets, then we should do so...

Same with gun owners/gun rights activists.

They mess with one of us, they’re messing with ALL of us.


27 posted on 07/27/2012 7:03:44 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: ReformationFan

Bump


28 posted on 07/27/2012 7:12:24 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: ReformationFan

Liberal ‘values’ are sick... and twisted...


29 posted on 07/27/2012 7:23:33 AM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: ChiMark

“Chica-fil-a”

LOL - Libs would like that. Catering to the “illegals”, ahem.


30 posted on 07/27/2012 10:20:31 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ReformationFan.
...the Islamic Society of Boston's mosque in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood, a.k.a. "Menino's Mosque" ... Mayor Menino "sold" $2 million worth of city property to the ISB for $175,000, despite their well-documented links to Muslim extremism. The mosque teaches a form of Islam that condemns homosexuals to death.
...and despite the fact that the city lost $1,825,000 on the sale. He should have been stopped -- separation of church and state applies to the limo libs as well -- then impeached or recalled. Or maybe just strung up like Mussolini.


31 posted on 07/27/2012 7:10:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ReformationFan
The so-called "Nation of Islam" is a "Black Liberation" communist front movement like Wright's phony church. Farrakhan doesn't sincerely believe in "Allah". His role models are Castro and Mao. He describes Obama and Mao as "transformers".

"If you look at Barack Obama's audiences and look at the effect of his words, those people are being transformed."--Louis Farrakhan
Source: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23333598/

"Mao Tse Tung, throughout his long march to conquer China, had a billion people whose lives he had to transform."--Louis Farrakhan
Source: FinalCall.com
(this is Farrakhan's own "Nation Of Islam" website)
http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_4328.shtml

*************************************************************************************************************************** Louis Farrakhan, Santiago de Cuba, February, 1998:
"There is not a member of the black masses in the United States who is not proud of the example set by Cuba and its revolution, with Comandante Fidel at its head"

Source: http://www.fiu.edu/~fcf/farakhan21898.html#says
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"Minister Farrakhan and his delegation met privately with President Fidel Castro of Cuba."
http://www.finalcall.com/media/cuba/
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Unity generates power to change reality
By the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan

"The time has never been more ripe for a strategic relationship between the Black, Brown, Native American and the poor of this nation and the world."

"We need a Ministry of Defense. Our young men are born soldiers, but they are in the wrong war. They are fighting a war in the streets of America against each other, or they are fighting an unjust war overseas in Afghanistan and Iraq. We need to bring our boys home and put them into the Ministry of Defense, so we can defend our communities, rather than destroy our communities.

We need a Ministry of Art and Culture. We applaud the hip hop community, the leaders of young people all over the world, but I want the young generation of artists to know there is a bigger purpose for art and culture than popping our fingers and shaking our backsides.

Mao Tse Tung, throughout his long march to conquer China, had a billion people whose lives he had to transform. Many of them were victims of opium, drugs and prostitution, like we are. But Mao Tse Tung went to the cultural community and they accepted his idea. Then, through song, dance, poetry, drama, documentaries, movies and books, the idea of Mao Tse Tung became the idea of a billion people. China became a world power on the base of culture and the artistic community. If we had a Ministry of Art and Culture in every city, [we'd] create this movement [in the U.S.], we could say to our young people, “What is the idea of the Time and are you reflecting that idea in your songs, dance and music?

We need a Ministry of Trade and Commerce. Do you think that a Millions More Movement should not be involved in the development of Africa, the Caribbean and Central America? ... we need a Ministry of Trade and Commerce that can link the struggle here with Africa and the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Source: FinalCall.com
This is Farrakhan's own "Nation Of Islam" website
http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_4328.shtml
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Farrakhan hails Obama as 'hope of entire world'

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Louis Farrakhan, at the annual Saviours' Day celebration in Chicago, Feb. 25, 2008: "This young man is the hope of the entire world that America will change and be made better"..."If you look at Barack Obama's audiences and look at the effect of his words, those people are being transformed."
Source: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23333598/

Video of Farrakhan's Obama endorsement at the above 'annual Saviours' Day celebration in Chicago, Feb. 25, 2008'. Hear him (Farrakhan) call Obama "The Messiah" And speak of "universal change":
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=farrakhan+messiah+obama&aq=0&oq=Farrakhan+messiah
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Farrakhan:

"If you look at Barack Obama's audiences and look at the effect of his words, those people are being transformed."

"Mao Tse Tung, throughout his long march to conquer China, had a billion people whose lives he had to transform."

32 posted on 07/28/2012 6:17:09 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ReformationFan

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Malik Zulu Shabazz, chairman of the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (NBPP):
"We are happy today to be standing side by side with the Nation of Islam. We believe, like the Nation of Islam and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad believe, in a nation of our own. We believe in a Black first philosophy and a Black Liberation Theology."

http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/article_1858.shtml
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“Although it [The New Black Panther Party] says it sees capitalism as the fundamental problem with the world and “revolution” as the solution, the new party does not draw its influences from Marxism or Maoism as the original party did. Instead, in a carefully-worded, roundabout form of ethnic nationalism,[8] they say that Marx based his ideology and teachings on indigenous African cultures, and that the NBPP therefore need not look to Marxism or Maoism as a basis for their program, but can look to ideologies that stem directly from those African origins.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Black_Panther_Party#Philosophy.2C_ideology.2C_and_criticism
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Shock Photos: Candidate Obama Appeared And Marched With New Black Panther Party in 2007:
http://biggovernment.com/abreitbart/2011/10/03/shock-photos-barack-obama-with-new-black-panther-party-on-campaign-trail-in-2007/

33 posted on 07/28/2012 6:20:09 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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