Skip to Content

EAT • MOAR • F.U.D.

Posted on One min read

This post should be treated as an historical artifact. It probably contain broken external links and it may no longer reflect my views or opinions.

The tone of the Chick-Fil-A discussion has (of course) completely derailed into dema­goguery (I’m not linking the event directly because I legit­i­mately think they’re missing the point). Unsur­prising; I don’t under­stand why people have a hard time discon­necting the civil framework of marriage from the reli­gious framework of marriage. They can coexist fine and they’ve done so for gener­a­tions, all over the world.

So, being outraged that a company is actively donating to a lobbying effort that seeks to force the reli­gious defi­n­ition on the civil framework isn’t an attack on reli­gious freedom – it’s an attack on pushiness. You’re welcome to discrim­inate (and to be clear, that’s what it is) against anyone you like. Just don’t ask to have your biases codified into law when you live some­place funda­men­tally based on a struc­tural sepa­ration of church and state matters.