Left and right the culinary world is exercising their right to take positions on more than margarine vs, butter. Recently Chic-fil-A added homophobia to their recipe. Now restaurants across America have added abuse to their mix. Ms. Magazine blog reported an uprising of ignorant business owners capitalizing off of their trivialization of domestic abuse. Right: a chalkboard window display proves food & beverage establishments should stick to their day jobs and leave the comedy to those without such a sick sense of humor.
Moral of the story: There is no such thing as a funny joke about domestic abuse, so don’t bother. 25% of women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. That’s nothing to laugh at, or capitalize from.
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To read the original article at Ms. Magazine Blog, click here.
- UK News: Domestic abuse ‘hidden emergency’ (walesonline.co.uk)
- Domestic Violence is Terrorism With More Victims (forbes.com)