Seriously? We're discriminating with sandwiches now? Nope, because the sandwich chain Subway quickly shut down one of its stores in France after the local shop advertised a Valentine’s Day special – for heterosexual couples only.
The sign advertising the special denied intolerance and noted that France’s Marriage Equality Law is advancing through the Senate, but then stated, “Until then, I'll use my freedom of expression.”
The French Assembly advanced the bill but the Senate won’t vote on it until 2 April. It is expected to pass.
While the usual Internet commentary has been predictably unable to explain why LGBT folks shouldn’t get a break on their lunch bill, Subway tweeted that it is “committed to diversity/integration, we are working with the owner of the restaurant to reinforce our values/politics'.