“Chick-fil-A… is the official chicken of Jesus, according to the Baptist faith and message,” Starnes tells a laughing crowd. He then delves into a speech about the importance of standing up for traditional marriage, saying “The Supreme Court may have redefined marriage, but God hasn’t redefined anything.”
For what it’s worth, although Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy has indeed voiced his support for traditional marriage, he also later expressed regret over using his business as a means to share his personal views.
“I’m going to leave it to politicians and others to discuss social issues,” Cathy said in an interview earlier this year.
Meanwhile, it so happens that Tuesday, July 14 is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A, and the restaurant chain is celebrating by offering a free meal to anyone who shows up in a cow costume.