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An Indiana bar learned a harsh lesson after announcing it would stand by Bud Light amid nationwide boycotts over the company’s partnership with trans activist Dylan Mulvaney.
In a Facebook post, the Fairfax Bar and Grill in Bloomington told patrons to leave if they wanted to debate issues related to the Anheuser-Busch.
The bar noticed a steep drop in customers and admitted that “we still need more” customers to make up for the loss.
“Thank you to all of you for supporting our establishment,” the bar said. “With the departure of some of our regulars, we have needed new clientele, and you have answered. I’m not gonna lie, we still need more of you right now.”
Model of tolerance Fairfax Bar & Grill says "any patron wanting to voice their concerns about the [Bud Light] issue will be immediately asked to pay their bill and leave our establishment."https://t.co/4gRBm0uwAI
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“Please continue to consider supporting us. It’s gonna be a great year of friendship, food, drinks and live music!” the bar posted.
Many American have pointed out that the bar’s failed attempt be inclusive meant no criticism of transgender activism.
A Bloomington bar owner is cracking down on hate speech. Reported by @AdamPinsker. https://t.co/isGqkECHVk
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Many customers have boycotted Bud Light and other Anheuser-Busch InBev brands following the company’s decision to enlist Mulvaney for a promo last month in which the TikTok star’s face was put on a can of the beer to celebrate his “365 days of womanhood.”
The Bloomington bar jumped into the fray April 11 when it issued a Facebook post telling customers there were limits on what would be allowed in the bar.
“We are all well aware of the controversy surrounding Bud Light,” the post said. “We support ALL people in this establishment no matter who you are or how you identify.
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“We will continue to sell [Anheuser] Busch products because we don’t care who they make special cans for.
“If you are intolerant of other humans of any kind, we ask that you keep your opinions to yourself. Should you feel the need to discuss this matter in public you will be asked to leave. We will not tolerate intolerance here.”