Skip to comments.Star Parker: Chick-fil-A protest could set back gay activism
Posted on 07/28/2012 7:34:07 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
The current hate campaign being waged by homosexual activists against fast food chain Chick-fil-A, because of the firm's Christian values, may well turn out to be a bridge too far. The effort may prove to be a setback for homosexual activism.
The vile attacks on the firm and its owners, the Cathy family, should make clear, finally, that the "gay rights" movement is not about refining and advancing American freedom, but about rewriting American values and advancing, not freedom, but the homosexual political agenda.
When Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy made his now famous incendiary admission that "we are very much supportive of the family the biblical definition of the family unit," he was not pontificating. He was responding to a question in an interview done in a paper I expect is not read by many homosexuals the Baptist Press.
Never mind. It was sufficient provocation that Cathy publicly admitted that the Bible defines his understanding of marriage the unique bond of man and woman which also happens to be the standard definition in dictionaries on the shelves of every American home and library.
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No kidding. I predict a huge backlash.
Time for Christians to rise up in support of Mr. Cathy’s right to express his Biblical world view.
My term for these “activist boycotts” is “Wyle E. Coyote Boycotts”. The safe always lands on their heads and that stuff from the Acme Bomb Co. always blows them up. But, hey, I never get tired of watching the cartoon.
marriage the unique bond of man and woman which also happens to be the standard definition in dictionaries on the shelves of every American home and library.
Acquiescence will soon change that but hey, it means
a new dictionary for everyone and that means JOBS! /s.
Backlash? Not to the homos! Any news is good news to them! Even negative news!
Star is right. This is all about the intolerance of the totalitarian Homosexual political machine. They don’t want to be tolerated. They want to tell others what to think even when it has no bearing on the topic at hand (a restaurant selling chicken). Make no mistake the Democrats and their “Gay” gang are attacking liberty in a big way. And even if you don’t give two hoots about same gender sex, we’re still a free country where we do not have to support their agenda.
yes, in time to stand up against this homosexual steamroller out to destroy any and all traditional family values.
“My term for these activist boycotts is Wile E. Coyote Boycotts. The safe always lands on their heads and that stuff from the Acme Bomb Co. always blows them up.”
But like Wile E., they miraculously regenerate themselves & come back to cause more trouble.
I mean, whoever watched the coyote plummet a mile to the canyon floor & disappear in the impact cloud, and then said, “That’s it, he’s done for. Wile E. really bought the farm this time. Might as well switch to Tom & Jerry.”
“The current hate campaign...”
And here I thought we’d outlawed hate speech in this country.
...”a bridge too far...”
Indeed, just as the Occupy movement was a bridge too far.
Liberal officeholders can’t help but jump onto the wrong side of these brouhaha’s, and eventually that’s going to cost them, as they find themselves farther and farther outside the mainstream of opinion, but fully in the mainstream of their liberal acquaintences.
Someone needs to pin down Farrakhan, Maxine Waters, Sharpton, Jesse Jackson (both of them), et al, and get them on the record on this. Let’s see which way they “swing” on the issue.
It’s time for this chit to stop while we still have a few morals left in this world.
We are watching the destruction of our Military, our schools, our values.
I have read Cathy’s statement over several time, and there is nothing “incendiary” about it.
People who react so violently as the pro-gays are doing seem to be suffering to a huge inferiority complex. If the really thought that nothing is “wrong” about what they are doing they would go on living their lives instead of trying to force the rest of us to agree with them.
Being “tolerant” is one thing, being a patsy is another; I’m not a big opera fan, but I don’t see those who are going bananas because it’s not my cup of tea.
Personal acceptance, or the lack thereof, is not discrination in the strictest sense of the word. Any thinking person makes their own choices as it affects them, for the most part.
Being gay might be the new “chic” in liberal circles, but to me it’s an abberition and is abnormal.
Even if the Bible didnt say it is a sin, the basic, physical makeup of the male and female body should give even the least mechanically inclined moron some clue as how they are supposed to function.
The gay lobby is trying to “push” a rope, and that can’t be done. They push, but are generally ignored, but if they push too hard, the people will push back.
So here we all are in the 21st Century having to argue over the definition and intent of marriage. Progressives our ash—we have regressed into immorality driven by the wild goats on the Left. Anyone who cobbles up with and for them will be recorded as the advocates of hades by the ultimate Supreme Court of the Universe.
We aren’t going to stand against it.
I know a gay couple who recently got “married” at one of the Venetian wedding chapels.
Yep, more opportunity to play the victim.
Laura, sitting in for BOR, had some clown on last night, going WAY out of his way to play the victim.
As though any statement that doesn’t endorse and promote homosexual behavior and marriage, is some grave offense and attack, deserving of banishment to Death Valley.
I’m tired of being told I should accept disgusting public behavior, as though I’m the one with the problem.
No kidding it’s about time. It’s also about time we started using the biblical term for these people as well... Sodomites.
The left has made a big miscalculation. They sped up their slow but steady creep into total socialism, which had been working well for them for the past 50 years.
When obama opened the floodgates of “progressivism” the public as a whole didn’t react as it should have. So then the lefties got greedy. The unions, gays, anti-business, OWS, black racists, etc. went berserk and assumed that under obama, anything goes.
NOW people are starting to catch on and it’s not going to go so well. People are waking up to the fact that their financial well-being is taking a hit because of these people.
Uh, you mean gay fascism?
to voice your opinion that it is wrong; as it is against the laws of nature - it violates clear scriptural teachings - to goes against accepted practices throughout the history of mankind - is to stand against.
it’s not like his views have been hidden until now .
You hit the nail on the head. The angry left, radical homosexuals, etc. consider any statements or actions, no matter how mild, to be a statement of hatred.
You can’t just disagree about homosexual marriage or other issues with the left. To them, you are not wrong about an issue, you are truly evil.
I think this is a manufactured protest of sorts. Here we see a company CEO say that he favors traditional marriage. This is simply stating the social/legal policy of 44 states and the federal government. For this, for being in favor of that status quo, he is labeled a bigoted hater and far worse, on sites which allow the use of vile language.
You are right. Any statement which does not explicitly enthusiastically endorse homosexual marriage or the related homosexual agenda, is considered to be hate speech.
What we are seeing with the homosexual marriage debate will be how the left will handle other issues too. By having their useful idiots in the MSM carry their water, labeling any opposition as hatred, we’re not allowed to have a discussion about the merits of homosexual marriage.
Soon, this absurd reasoning will be used in the global warming debate, tax debates, and other debates. Count on it. Opposition to the leftist position will be considered to be hatred. It will even be unpatriotic, if we have a leftist president.
We are in Orwell’s 1984 in some ways, but some don’t realize it yet.
See you at Chick-fil-A this Wednesday.
NONE in New England; generally regarded as the ‘LEAST religious’ region of the ‘United’ States...coincidence?
You are correct...the writer was just being facetious.
We’ve got only three in Minnesota right now: the airport, the U of MN, and Mankato State U. A few more are coming in the next year or two to Twin Cities suburbs, though.
The Left will not tolerate not being tolerated. They will whine and cry like babies until you give them what they want, because "they deserve it!".
Very well said.
All should be careful in demanding “What they deserve”.....
Why do they so desperately need the approval of Christians? If given all the approval and the ‘marriage’ they seek, they will still not be happy. Another group of perpetually outraged. Happiness is a choice. They chose to be angry. Sad.
Take a Boy Scout to Chik-fil-A on AUG 1.
I never heard of them before but since all this whoop-a-la, I’m going to seek one out and give their food a try.
Personally, I think this is and has been, great for their company. Look at all the free advertizing their getting.
I never go to Chick-Fil-A, but I sent hubby there on Thursday to bring home some chicken ceasar wraps and waffle fries.
There is a video out now on YouTube with a young woman exhorting people to go to Chick-Fil-A and ask for a drink of water (Proverbs 25), since according to HER it would be hypocrisy for the company to adhere to Christian values and turn people down.
I’m seeing quite a bit of stuff on facebook regarding the oppression of gays and so on...
If there is anyone who does NOT believe this is a spiritual battle, then that person is seriously deceived.
What is a Venetian wedding chapel?
One you won’t hear mentioned at FR because its owned by Sheldon Adelson.
Sorry, your friends didn’t get “married,” they entered into a domestic partnership. Don’t confuse the two. Holy matrimony is a covenant between a man and a woman before God. A domestic partnership is between the “couple” and the state.
Doesn’t matter. The fact is that conservatives are cowards about the issue and won’t make a peep because Adelson is the big money behind Romney.
Coward conservatives are no better than the democrats and are every bit as responsible for the mess America is.
It does matter because homosexuals can’t be “married” in Nevada, they can only enter into domestic partnerships. I think Orwell’s novel “1984” showed us what happens when language is changed. It also seems a bit of a jump and defeatist to equate what is a grass roots movement of true conservatives with Rhino-e’s that support Romney. Things like this and the TEA Party can, have, and will continue to send a message.
What matters to me is the cowardice of the conservatives who claim to fight against it while getting down on their knees for another who supports it.
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