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Josh Duggar Coming Out For Chick-Fil-A

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By Alexis TereszcukRadar Entertainment Editor

As Hollywood stars, mayors and corporations distance themselves from Chick-Fil-A following the company’s admitted anti-gay marriage stance, TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar’s oldest son Josh is weighing in on the subject and supporting the controversial company.

Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy recently told Baptist Press, “We are very much supportive of the family — the biblical definition of the family unit,” which angered gay marriage supporters and caused a backlash against the company. Now former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is heading up a day of support for the restaurant on August 1 and Josh Duggar Tweeted his endorsement for the event.

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“I’m joining @GovMikeHuckabee & @RickSantorum to support @ChickFilA on Aug 1. Stand with us! #ChickFilA,” Josh wrote. 

The conservative Christian family has been vocal about their support for former candidate Rick Santorum, and even went on the campaign trail for him.

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Josh also defended himself in a previous Tweet, writing that even though he supports Chick-Fil-A he doesn’t discriminate against people himself.

“I treat everyone with honor, dignity & respect – regardless of belief, race, creed, sexual orientation or gender & I stand with #ChickFilA!” Josh wrote.

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