Two New Jersey town officials have told the state turnpike authority they don’t want Chick-fil-A to open a location along the Garden State Parkway even after the restaurant chain has worked to debunk the narrative that alleges they are “anti-LGBTQ.”
The stigma seems to follow Chick-fil-A years after the company denounced those claims, saying they’ve been based on “misleading” news reports.
NJ.com reports Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia criticized the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, demanding the agency reconsider a decision to open a Chick-fil-A restaurant in the soon-to-be reconstructed Brookdale South service area on the Garden State Parkway. Venezia said he may ask state legislators for help blocking the chicken restaurant.
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