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Chick-Fil-A, Franchise Lies About Disappearance of Muppet Toys in

“This photo was posted by Wipe Out Homophobia on Facebook group with the caption:

WHAT A COINCIDENCE !!!!!!

The sign explains to Chick-Fil-A customers that a Muppet giveaway toy is no longer available because there were “safety issues.” It reads:

We apologize for any inconvenience but as of 7/19/12 Chick-Fil-A has voluntarily recalled all of the Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Puppet Kids Meal toys due to a possible safety issue.

Wipe Out Homophobia’s caption is an ironic commentary that this is not, in fact, what is really going on. On July 20, the Henson Company publicly announced they were severing their ties to Chick-Fil-A in protest of their political activism on the issue of LGBT rights. This includes not only President Dan Cathy’s incendiary rhetoric, but over $3,000,000 dollars in donations to groups on Southern Poverty Law Center’s hate groups list.

On July 20, the Jim Henson

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