by Datechguy | August 9th, 2012One of the first rules of being in a hole is to stop digging. Apparently the folks at GetEQUAL MA & Join the Impact MA haven’t figured this out yet. They have decided to pull out of the Pride NH event because…wait for it. The Nashua Chick-Fil-A Franchise is supporting and participating in it:
From a press release I received today
Despite the Nashua franchisee’s declaration of being welcoming to the gay community, his restaurant — like all Chick-fil-A restaurants — gives 15% gross + 50% net profits back to the Atlanta-based parent company, from which Chick-fil-A is free to donate to whomever they want. The $50 booth fee for NH Pride is a paltry price for the local Chick-fil-A to pay in order to market a product, in the hopes of gaining new fans who will produce more profits — profits which will end up supporting anti-gay groups working against the interests of the very people and their loved ones NH Pride is celebrating. The Chick-fil-A story for the LGBTQ community has always been one about a company specifically supporting efforts that harm our community, not about a private citizen’s personal opinions.
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