Emotional support animals should not be a Popeyes punchline

It is unfortunate that Popeyes is using an important resource for people with disabilities as a joke for their product, and even more unfortunate that they launched this campaign without thinking of people with disabilities — a community that, despite making up over 12 percent of the national population, receives little to no attention or resources. To put it plainly: Yes, maybe it is interesting or surprising to see animals in public, but no, it’s never funny to mock the assistance that someone may need to get by in their day-to-day life.

Read the entire story here on Philly.com.