The owner of a Subway shop in Angers, France is under fire for only offering a.
Citing the current status of , the franchise owner defended his actions and invoked his freedom of expression in a note beneath the sandwich deal.
"Discrimination: No, the marriage for all law has advanced, but has yet to be ratified by the Senate. Until then, I'll use my freedom of expression."
According to French newspaper the Liberation, after photos of the offer were widely circulated on social media, and the restaurant was swiftly closed Friday. In a statement released the same day, Subway France apologized and noted that franchise locations are managed independently. (huffingtonpost.com, 16-2-2013)