Gov. Greg Abbott signs 'Chick-fil-A' bill into law

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 15:28:42-04

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The so-called "Save Chick-fil-A" bill is now officially law in Texas.

Though he signed the bill last month, Governor Greg Abbott held a public ceremony on Thursday to Sign SB 1978.

He also had plenty of Chick-fil-A sandwiches on hand, which he called "a great lunch."

The law bans government officials from discriminating against companies for donating to religious organizations.

It comes after a move by the San Antonio city council to ban the Christian family-owned fast-food chain from its airport over its support of groups with anti-LGBT views.