Denying a perfectly legitimate application to do business in a city is not one of them.
As much as I despise Chick fil A, and I have felt this way for quite some time now, this is not the answer and starts us down a very slippery slope in allowing politicians to "punish" businesses for political reasons.
That said, it is common knowledge, in Atlanta at least where the company was founded and is headquartered, that they have a very hostile work environment to those who don't share managements Christian beliefs
I am amazed that they have not been sued out of existence, but with this new notoriety I have high hopes that they will in the future, and I would be more than happy to donate to any plaintiff's legal fund.
Christians are constantly telling me that Christians don't practice discrimination, i can't wait for a lawsuit to remove any shadow of a doubt about our good, open minded Christian neighbors. I have lived in the South for decades and this is quite commonplace, it's just been rather unhealthy to voice one's discontent about the status quo until recently