Legislator invites Chick-fil-A to open restaurant in county
Chick-fil-A may be unwanted at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport by some, but the popular restaurant chain would be welcome in Niagara County, a legislator said.
Niagara County Legislator Jesse P. Gooch, R-Wheatfield, submitted a resolution inviting Chick-fil-A to open a restaurant in Niagara County. After the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced the chicken sandwich shop would be coming to the airport, Assemblyman Sean Ryan, D-Buffalo, objected over its alleged anti-gay bias.
“After last week’s ordeal, I spoke with many Niagara County residents who couldn’t believe Chick-fil-A was being blocked,” Gooch said. “As their representative, I felt it was necessary to make it known that not all in Western New York buy into this hyperpolitical lunacy.”