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Cracker Barrel denied Tuesday that they are hosting an event for a church whose pastor called for the execution of LGBTQ people, saying it insists on “hospitality, not hate” in its stores.

Earlier this month, Grayson Fritts, a pastor at All Scripture Baptist Church in Tennessee, said in a sermon that LGBTQ people are “freaks” and “animals” who are “worthy of death.”

Twitter user Blake Kitterman tweeted, “Hey @CrackerBarrel, a terroristic group that endorses arresting and executing LGBTQ+ persons are hosting an event at your restaurant in my hometown, Cleveland, TN. Care to stop this?”

Read more at thehill.com.

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