If I disagree with the president of Chick-fil-A, can I still enjoy his sandwich?

Illustration by Tomasz Walenta for TIME

When Chick-fil-A--The Atlanta-based fast-food chain known for its delicious chicken and refusal to dispel the stereotype that Southerners can't spell--opened a branch near my house in Los Angeles last September, I couldn't wait to try it. Ten months later, I still hadn't made it there. Apparently I am so busy that I do not have time for fast food.

But as with everything else in life, if you wait too long, the president of Chick-fil-A will make a controversial statement about gay marriage. "I think we are inviting God's judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and...

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