Louisiana grocery store receives online backlash over ad mailer referencing border wall

Louisiana grocery store receives online backlash over ad mailer referencing border wall
The ad received social media backlash for it's support of President Trump's border wall. (Source: Mac's Fresh Market Facebook Page)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A Louisiana grocery store has received backlash online for an ad mailer referencing President Donald Trump’s border wall.

According to a report by KLFY, the ad from Mac’s Fresh Market read, “Heaven has a wall, a gate and a strict immigration policy. Hell has open borders. Let that sink in.”

Comments under the grocery store’s post on Facebook were divided.

Posted by Mac's Fresh Market on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mac’s Fresh Market owner Reggy McDaniel told KLFY that he wanted the ad to get people thinking about whether or not they are prepared to go to heaven.

“That’s my meaning of the whole thing is are people prepared to go to heaven or are they not,” said McDaniel. “I thought it was a perfect time because everybody is talking about the border, some people want it, some don’t want us to have one. The only thing I was shocked about was that it’s racist. I have never in my life been accused of being a racist, I’m 70 years old I haven’t evolved into one.”

Read the full KLFY report here.

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