When the news broke that Chick-fil-A would stop donations to the Salvation Army, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Paul Anderson Youth Home because they do not recognize same-sex marriages, the chicken franchise became another conservative casualty in the culture war of social justice.

Years ago, when Chick-fil-A CEO S. Truett Cathy defended traditional marriage between a man and a woman, he placed himself and his company in the LGBTQ crosshairs. Apparently, when Cathy passed away, he took his company’s corporate backbone with him.

Greg Maresca, a local freelance writer, composes “Talking Points” for each Sunday edition.

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