Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade discusses Chick-fil-A’s decision not to donate money to organizations like the Salvation Army after backlash from LGBTQ groups.
Chick-fil-A pushed back after multiple conservative outlets criticized the fast-food chain for a 2017 donation of $2,500 to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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Headlines like "Cowardice and Capitulation: The Shocking Things Chick-fil-A Funds" from Townhall.com columnist Ryan Bomberger and "Chick-Fil-A Donated to SPLC, Which Smeared Pro-Family FRC as 'Anti-LGBT Hate Group'" from CNSNews.com popped up last week.
On Wednesday, former Chick-fil-A employee and current Family Research Council employee JP Duffy published a USA Today op-ed criticizing Chick-fil-A.
"[T]he biggest shock came when Chick-fil-A donated to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a group with a track record of labeling Christians as haters or groups following Christian beliefs as 'hate groups,'" Duffy wrote. "This is the same group that, in 2012, inspired a gunman to storm into the headquarters of my organization, the Family Research Council, and attempt to murder my colleagues and me and smash Chick-fil-A sandwiches on our faces."