Supporter Jeanne Ferguson drove more than an hour from Coventry, R.I., to stand at the front of the line at the Burlington Mall location at 10:30 a.m. to show support for Cathy’s right to have his personal beliefs.
“I don’t go to a restaurant and ask them every belief they have and then don’t eat there because their beliefs are not the same as mine,” she said.
Robert Egri of Carlisle, a kosher vegetarian who said he had never heard of Chick-fil-A before this week, said he waited in line “because the mayor said a totally idiotic thing that I found thoroughly offensive.”
Amy Donovan, who ate at the Northshore Mall Chick-fil-A yesterday, said, “I think Menino and other mayors are out of bounds in saying Chick-fil-A is not welcome in Boston. Let consumers decide.”