Cognitive Dissonance

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Chick-fil-A store breaks with founder to sponsor LGBT Pride

New Hampshire’s only Chick-fil-A restaurant is going against the wishes of chicken chain founder Dan Cathy by pledging to co-sponsor an LGBT Pride Festival in the state.

In a statement on the New Hampshire Pride Festival website, Nashua Chick-fil-A franchise manager Anthony Picolia said he was backing the the event, citing “positive relationships with family, friends, customers and employees in the LGBT community.”

"It would make me sad if someone felt that they were not openly welcomed into my life or restaurant based on their belief, race, creed, sexual orientation or gender," Picolia explained. "Chick-fil-A at Pheasant Lane Mall has gay employees and serves gay customers with honor, dignity and respect. We also don’t discriminate in giving back to the Nashua community, donating to a wide variety of causes."

Being a decent human being. You’re doing it right.

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    /waits for him to get personally fired
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    well shit dude the only problem is won’t the money still be going to the same place and getting into gross anti-lgbtq...
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    Welcome to my town biznitches. :B
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    Nashua REPRESENT!!
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    I’m proud to have lived in Nashua.
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    OMG THAT IS MY TOWN I’VE EATEN THERE IN THE PAST WOO
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    Thank God I can still get waffle fries somewhere, even though I have to drive to another state…
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    I’m willing to bet people still harass the employees of that CFA despite this.