Skip to comments.Locals show love for Chick-fil-A ( Johnson City, TN)
Posted on 08/02/2012 4:08:01 AM PDT by don-o
The amount of cars seen on State of Franklin Road heading toward Peoples Street, as well as cars wrapped around the Walgreens on State of Franklin and West Market Street Wednesday, would easily resemble a Black Friday mob, heading out to scour the sales racks.
People were not out looking for the latest deals, though, but rather they were out to buy chicken at Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day.
It all started after former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee encouraged his viewers to Eat More Chicken while speaking on his FOX News TV show and Johnson Citians turned out in numbers to support the recently controversial food chain. Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy sparked outrage within the LGBT community, as well as those who support same-sex marriage.
As crowds outside the local Chick-fil-A franchises, as well as the restaurant located in The Mall at Johnson City, waited nearly 45 minutes just to place their order, it was evident that Cathys opinions resonated with many people in the Johnson City community.
(Excerpt) Read more at johnsoncitypress.com ...
From the posts at the bottom of the story it appears there are a lot of “anti-chicken” folks in Johnson City as well. And they sure ain’t very tolerant of Christians.