Poll: NYers tell pols to keep beaks out of Chick-fil-A business
An overwhelming majority of New Yorkers don’t want politicians grilling Chick-fil-A.
A Quinnipiac University poll being released today found that voters by a lopsided 83-11 percent margin feel elected officials shouldn’t try to discourage people from patronizing the fast food chain just because its CEO openly opposes gay marriage.
By a similar 82-12 percent margin, they called on pols not to interfere in the government permitting process for the popular chicken sandwich shops.
“New Yorkers may disagree with what you say, but they defend your right to sell chicken,” said poll director Maurice Carroll.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who is openly gay, sparked an uproar a couple of weeks ago when she fired off a letter to NYU demanding it get rid of its Chick-fil-A branch on the grounds that businesses that discriminate don’t belong here
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