"We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit," Cathy said in article published in the Baptist Press. "We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that."
"As it relates to society in general, I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,'" he continued.
A Chick-fil-A spokesperson said that the company employees thousands of people who represent varied backgrounds and beliefs and that the business' main focus is on satisfactory service and food.
"The Chick-fil-A culture and service tradition in our restaurants is to treat every person with honor, dignity and respect -- regardless of their beliefs, race, creed, sexual orientation or gender," the spokesperson said.
Social media, as always, was quick to respond to de Blasio's call for a boycott: