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FAA Investigates Airports for Religious Discrimination Against Chick-fil-A

Two major U.S. airports are now under investigation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration after banning Chick-fil-A franchises because the Christian owners support traditional marriage. “The FAA notes that federal requirements prohibit airport operators from excluding persons on the basis of religious creed from participating in airport activities that receive or benefit from FAA grant funding,” the FAA said in a statement. The New York Post reported that San Antonio International Airport in Texas and Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York are being investigated after rejecting bids by Chick-fil-A for franchises in those locations. What’s noteworthy is that such an investigation by the FAA under the Obama administration would have been unheard of.

Here’s more from Breitbart…

Two major U.S. airports that banned the popular Chick-fil-A food franchise because the owner supports traditional marriage could be facing charges of religious discrimination as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigates claims made against them.

The New York Post reported that the FAA is looking into religious discrimination complaints arising from the chain’s ban at San Antonio International Airport in Texas and Buffalo Niagara International Airport in New York.

According to the FAA, the U.S. Department of Transportation “received complaints alleging discrimination by two airport operators against a private company due to the expression of the owner’s religious beliefs, the Post reported.

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