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#Justiceforbradswife Has an Upside (And a Sense of Humor Apparently)

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We recently brought you the story regarding Bradley Reid Byrd’s wife losing her job at an Indiana Cracker Barrel on his birthday. Brad had contacted the company’s corporate offices to ask for an explanation and had received none to date. In the interim, a number of well-meaning supporters picked up Brad’s torch and, through social media pressure, have taken on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store through questions, comments (some humorous, some debatable) and even a petition. In differing takes on #justiceforbradswife, a number of businesses have also set out to help out as best they can.

#Justiceforbradswife Has An Upside (And A Sense of Humor Apparently)

Photo: Facebook/Amiri King

Whether it’s simply bringing light to the issue through humor, or acknowledging that there’s an issue at all, Amiri King once again posted on his Facebook account with respect to #justiceforbradswife bringing attention to something that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. In this instance, Chick-Fil-A stepped up to the plate, mascot included (click on Amiri’s post to see the full photo) when an Amarillo, Texas franchise (Georgia St.) posted on their roadside sign that they were now hiring… “Brad’s wife.”

#Justiceforbradswife Has An Upside (And A Sense of Humor Apparently)

Photo: Facebook/Amiri King

With all of those interested parties wanting justice for Brad’s wife, this comical option obviously is a play on the real issue, while bringing attention to the Chick-Fil-A franchise. But they’re clearly not the only business jumping on the bandwagon and it has many people wondering whether corporate America is adding any pressure on Cracker Barrel.

#Justiceforbradswife Has An Upside (And A Sense of Humor Apparently)

Photo: Facebook/Amy Glaser

In the meantime, the comments continue to happen on the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store corporate Facebook account as well as Twitter and Instagram, and the online petition called Justice for Brad’s Wife, Cracker Barrel!!!, on Change.org, is now well over the originally requested 10,000 signatures, with support numbering 19,000+, and a new goal of 25,000 names before being delivered to Cracker Barrel CEO, Sandra Cochran.

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