Business, media experts say social issues and business not going away
Nickelle Smith on August 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:31 pm
Supporters and opponents of gay marriage continue to contemplate whether or not to buy that next order of waffle fries from Chick-fil-A. After the company’s president gave his opinion on the controversial social issue, people began to question if their personal beliefs should come in the way of where they buy food. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports businesses taking a stance on social issues may not being going away any time soon.
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