Comedian Jon Stewart ripped Mayors Rahm Emanuel and Tom Menino on Thursday night for pledging to block Chick-fil-A from opening new restaurants in their cities, siding with those on the right who say such a move would be unconstitutional.

“Pretty sure you can’t outlaw a company with perfectly legal business practices because you find their CEO’s views repellant. Not sure which amendment covers that, but it’s probably in the top one,” Stewart said. “I think maybe the mayors hadn’t thought this thing through.

Opponents of same-sex marriage delivered record profits to Chick-fil-A on Wednesday’s nationwide “appreciation day,” which former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee organized to support president Dan Cathy’s comments in support of “the biblical definition of the family unit.”

Read more at Politico.com. By Tim Mak.

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