Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz: ns hope united state athletes "go end there and also kick their commie asses" at Beijing Olympics democracy frustrated by vacancies throughout government Risch dismayed with other GOP senators" blockade on Biden diplomatic picks more (R-Texas) ~ above Wednesday knocked fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A over a past donation the chain made to the southerly Poverty Law center (SPLC).

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“If true,
ChickfilA has badly lost its way,” Cruz tweeted, linking to a Breitbart article around the donation indigenous 2017.

“Millions that Christians have actually been proud the ChickFilA’s courageous stand for religious liberty. To money those who hate her customers is simply sad.” 

If true,
ChickfilA has actually badly lost its way. Countless Christians have actually been proud that ChickFilA’s courageous stands for spiritual liberty. To fund those that hate her customers is just sad. Https://t.co/fF8Po4eu8l

— Ted Cruz (
tedcruz) November 28, 2019

The SPLC is a favourite target of conservative — the group is most well-known for tracking dislike groups and also those that host anti-LGBTQ beliefs, but has challenged flak ~ above the best from movie critics who accuse it of trying come limit totally free speech and spiritual liberty.

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Chick-fil-A, meanwhile, has actually been hit by one avalanche the conservative criticism in current days after the announced this month the its charitable structure will no much longer donate to 2 Christian groups that have long protest same-sex marriage. 

“The sad article of
ChickfilA is rather clear- castle surrendered come anti- Christian dislike groups,” said previous Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R), a significant evangelical. 

The sad message of
ChickfilA is rather clear- castle surrendered to anti- Christian hate groups. Tragic. Chick-fil-A To stop Donating come Christian Charities Branded ‘Anti-LGBT’ https://t.co/o93PfaaS04


GovMikeHuckabee) November 18, 2019

“Not only has actually Chick-fil-A exit donations come Christian teams including the Salvation Army, it has donated to one of the most excessive anti-Christian groups in America. Anyone that opposes SPLC is slandered and also slapped v their "extremist" or "hate group’ label,” the conservative household Research Council included this week.

Not only has Chick-fil-A exit donations come Christian groups including the Salvation Army, it has actually donated to among the most extreme anti-Christian teams in America. Anyone that opposes SPLC is slandered and also slapped v their "extremist" or "hate group" label. #SPLCexposed

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