Playing chicken with gay marriage
Talking Points 8/1
- Duration 2:51
- Date Aug 1, 2012
Talking Points 8/1
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Hi I'm Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight playing chicken was gay marriage that is subject of this evening's talking points memo.
Chick filet is a fast food chain headed up by religious man named Dan Cathy.
He believes that marriage should be exclusively between a man and a woman and has stated that publicly.
I think we're inviting God's judgment.
On our nation when we shake our -- -- him and say you know we know better they knew as to what constitutes a marriage.
And I pray God's mercy on our generation that has such a big prize apple arrogant attitude to think that we would the audacity.
To try to.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Well response -- culture battle has broken out.
The mayors of Boston Chicago and San Francisco -- saying they don't -- chick fil a restaurants in their cities they can't stop them.
But the rhetoric makes it difficult for -- public business to operate in safety in fact.
Services -- mayor Ed Lee said on Twitter quote.
Closest chick filet is forty miles away and I strongly recommend.
They -- not try to coming close.
-- sounds like a threat does -- not.
For markets -- governor and current Fox News host Mike Huckabee is leading a campaign to have folks -- stuff.
At the restaurants to counter the anti chick filet movement.
Obviously the issue of gay marriage continues to divide Americans and now the Democratic Party is made it part of their convention platform.
Calling for legalize gay marriage nationwide the Democrats will convene in Charlotte, North Carolina a state that voted down gay marriage in May.
But no matter how you feel about the issue respect should be brought to the debate.
-- is entitled to his opinion and his company is entitled to donate money to promote keeping traditional marriage as the legal standard.
There's Menino manual on -- are also entitled to state their pro gay marriage opinions but they do their country a disservice.
By trying to harm.
-- these business organized economic retaliation.
Is not what America is all about.
If you like -- Kathy don't buy this product.
Talking voices -- -- that.
But to pressure others to think like you is wrong.
The free marketplace should be just that both products and ideas should be openly displayed without threats of any -- But today -- haters and expletives have center stage and they are doing damage to the nation nobody forces anybody to buy -- Company wants to sell chicken and Boston or Chicago or -- Cisco no pin headed politician.
To be trying to hurt that this is because it disagree with the politics of management.
Marriage is not a civil right and until the Supreme Court rules that it is which is doubtful no bias charges out.
People of good conscience stand on both sides of the issue and their opinions should be respect.