Jean Sipes, the woman in this video, below, says that in 1980, when she was 16, Chick-fil-A told her they would not hire her because she did not belong to a church, proving the point that Chick-Fil-A isn’t just anti-gay, but anti-anyone who doesn’t fit into their world view.
From the You Tube description:
In 1980, at the age of 16, Jean Sipes went down to the local Chick-fil-A in Tallahassee, Florida and filled out a job application. After submitting it, the manager came out to interview her. He began by asking standard employment-related questions — but then he suddenly veered off on a peculiar and intrusive detour.
Staring intently at the ‘Activities/Hobbies’ section of the application, he said that he noticed Jean had left that portion blank. He then inquired whether she belonged to a local church.
Jean responded truthfully, telling him that she did not attend a church. The manager then asked if she belonged to any church-affiliated youth groups or organizations. Again, she told him that she did not. According to Jean, the manager judgmentally replied, “you seem like a nice young lady and you have experience, but I can’t hire you because you are not affiliated with a church or church organization.”
Since this day, Jean has not eaten at Chick-Fil-A.
“Now, all these years later I see that they are still discriminating against others based on their religious beliefs,” Jean said. “It still angers me today and concerns me to see this happening to others.”
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