Pawlenty takes stand for Chick-fil-A, calls officials' criticism of franchise 'chilling'

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is coming to the defense of Chik-fil-A as the embattled fast food franchise fends off criticism for its president's stance against gay marriage. Fresh from lunch at a Chick-fil-A Saturday in North Carolina, the prospective Republican vice presidential candidate called elected officials' public objections to the Christian-owned fast food chain "chilling."
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Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is coming to the defense of Chik-fil-A as the embattled fast food franchise fends off criticism for its president's stance against gay marriage. Fresh from lunch at a Chick-fil-A Saturday in North Carolina, the prospective Republican vice presidential candidate called elected officials' public objections to the Christian-owned fast food chain "chilling."

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