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Both strong show of support today for chick filet the fast food chain has come under fire after the CEO spoke out publicly against gay marriage.
Well today supporters are urging people to eat more chicken.
Dubbing it chick filet appreciation day some protesters around as well and John Roberts joins us now live from Atlanta with this one.
Hey John what's going on there.
Hey good morning -- petty and no protesters who receive -- we did talk to a lot of people this morning who have come out and supported chick -- they really are voting with their wallets.
Across the country it should be big more than a half a million people signed up on FaceBook saying.
They were going to come out.
For many people it's a First Amendment issue they believe that the CEO chick -- -- -- should not have been so roundly criticized for simply expressing his views about marriage other folks we talk -- say.
They came out because they share his same view of traditional marriage.
I believe would about Hussein is still has -- -- -- support particularly in the movement.
He said the exact same thing -- present Obama said and he gets negativity Obama get positive.
But that President Obama did recently changes mind.
Yeah he changes my -- That last -- witch doctor Chris Johnson says he also thinks it's wrong for politicians to wade into this issue in particular -- and the threats that some have made to get chick fillet the -- From their settings.
Well we also know that a former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee was involved -- -- this show of support who else is on board.
Yeah about Mike Huckabee was the first what do call -- -- since the scenes of these protests against your Plavix the shot across the country we've -- at least 24 groups.
And prominent individuals who have thrown in their support including project 21 a black conservative group Demetrius miner from project when he -- said quote.
I think liberals are missing a vital point in their blind hatred of chick -- being against gay marriage is not being anti gay.
And after the -- of Chicago Boston -- Washington DC came out saying that chick filet is not welcome in their cities.
Listen to what reverend William Owens of the coalition of African American pastor said in Washington.
Some people are saying because of the position with chick filet is taking.
They don't want them in that should -- a disgrace.
This is saying thing that happened what I was much of a civil rights.
When they -- all of a black to come into their best front.
Now on Friday that few will be on the other foot so to speak his supporters that same sex marriage is about to chick filet for what they're calling.
-- kiss him.
We'll be watching that went to bed caught right John Roberts saw live -- in Atlanta thank you -- this passenger fired up a big way.
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