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Texas governor celebrates 'Chick-fil-A' legislation

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott publicly signs SB 1978 on July 18, 2019. (Twitter/@GregAbbott_TX) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott publicly signs SB 1978 on July 18, 2019. (Twitter/@GregAbbott_TX)

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

Though he signed the legislation last month, Gov. Greg Abbott held a public ceremony on Thursday to commemorate Senate Bill 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 that donate to religious organizations.

It follows 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-LBGT views.

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