Gay Marriage Essay

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Gay Marriage

XBCOM/275
2/23/2013
Kris Dunn

Not everyone has heard of or eaten at Chick-Fil-A, a restaurant that prides itself on these healthier menu choses with servicing chicken sandwiches instead of beef, and itself strong Christian beliefs. The inventors of the chicken sandwich, Chick-Fil-A, are in hot water these days following comments made by their president, Dan Cathy, who said the company was "guilty as charged" in its stance against gay marriage. The controversy began when Cathy elaborated on his "guilty as charged" comment saying "I think we are inviting God's judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, 'We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage." To anyone one familiar with the family-owned chicken chain, Cathy's views should come as little surprise. All of the chain's 1,600 restaurants nationwide are closed on Sundays, the Christian Sabbath, to allow employees to "worship if they choose to," a decision that was "as much practical as spiritual" according to the company's website. In a day and age where almost four percent of Americans are shown to be gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, it is bad for business to say that they are wrong and being heterosexual is right. Why can’t everyone be happy no matter what that means? If they are not hurting or killing any one or forcing their beliefs on another person, let them do their thing. A new study by The Williams Institute of the UCLA School of Law asks, “How many people are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and…