Mayor Bloomberg: Chick-fil-A Ban Is 'Inappropriate'

New York mayor says government shouldn't act on company owners' religious beliefs.
3:00 | 07/27/12

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You can't have a test. For what the owner's personal views are before you decide to give a permit to do something in the city. He you really don't wanna ask political beliefs or religious beliefs before you issue -- -- that's just not the government's job. And no matter how much you dislike somebody else's views. Think about what would happen in the cities where. The views -- in the other side. So you know the the liberals say -- we don't want this real conservative guy and yet. All the lot of cities have conservative mayors and populations and I got a letter liberal -- start -- choosing winners because of political and personal beliefs I -- where -- -- -- got a disaster -- what numbers bigger both a supporter of same sex marriage I just don't think it's the government's business period he should be able to marry whoever you want. But a story. Same sex marriage. Number one numbers gonna wanna be in your city and -- and number two yep freedom -- speech. Every -- favorite as long as it's what they want to hear what the only -- you have your freedom speeches if you give other people. Freedom of speech and this is just about -- -- and it's not gonna happen in the Ericsson and so -- in New York city's they want to open a store this permitting and you know that. They got to find a space -- good clear with the -- from the buildings department the Health Department get a grade for their own food a hopefully and put it up than -- should consider options retention a never never had one and I don't even know about them until I read about him in the paper. But. You know it's just it's inappropriate for a city government or state government -- federal government. To look at somebody's political views and -- -- whether or not they can live in the city or operate a business in the city or work for somebody in the city.

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