News Nearby: Chick-fil-A in Chamblee Ignites National 'Fruitcake' Controversy with Flier
The fast food chain says the term was not meant to be anti-gay.
The Chick-fil-A on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Chamblee is making national headlines for one of its fliers, which reads, "Only a fruitcake wouldn't love our party trays."
The blog Towleroad first posted the flier after one of the blog's Twitter followers tweeted it.
On the heels of this summer's controversy about Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's statements about traditional marriage and the national spotlight on the company's donations to organizations devoted to heterosexual-only lifestyles, the "fruitcake" term has caused quite a stir.
Chick-fil-A says the term "fruitcake" was about an actual fruitcake.
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