Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association (AFA) has warned that “big gay” is out to destroy chicken chain Chick-Fil-A.

On his Tuesday radio program, Focal Point, Fischer came to the defense of Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy, who unleashed a firestorm of controversy when he said gay marriage is “inviting God's judgment on our nation.” He pivoted in a subsequent interview, insisting “we don't have an anti-gay or anti-anything policy or attitude toward anybody that's out there.” Between 2003 and 2010, Chick-Fil-A gave nearly $5 million to groups opposed to gay rights, according to Equality Matters.

Fischer, who recently attracted headlines when he attacked presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for hiring an openly gay spokesperson, has previously compared being gay to “people who eat the faces off homeless people,” accused Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank of promoting a “deathstyle,” called for a nationwide ban on gay sex, and argued that gay marriage leads to bestiality.

“And they're trying to present themselves as these innocent little victims, helpless and hapless, being picked on across the fruited plain. And they're not. They are bullies. They are intolerant, they are vicious, they are mean, and they are after people of faith. There's no ‘'live and let live' with the bullies at Big Gay. They don't know anything about tolerance. Tolerance is not in their vocabulary. They have no tolerance for those who support the institution of the natural family. None, zip, zero. They have no room in their so-called 'diversity world' for people who believe in natural marriage. They claim to be all about diversity, but there is no room in their world for anybody that believes in traditional moral values. They're absolutely intolerant and they have no room, they're anti-diversity,” Fischer told his listeners. “So I'm talking about this with regard specifically to Chick-fil-A. And I am pointing out specifically that the bullies at Big Gay are coming after Chick-fil-A. They're trying to take them out, they're trying to obliterate them, they're trying to go Ahmadinejad on Chick-fil-A, they want them wiped off the face of the map.”

Fischer went on to encourage people to take part in Mike Huckabee's Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day: “Let's make it our goal to buy out every chicken sandwich that Chick-fil-A makes on August 1. Let's have them run out of chickens, let's send them out behind the restaurant with an ax to cut the heads off of more chickens to feed people because they're selling so many chicken sandwiches.” (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page. Visit our video library for more videos.)

(Related: Rick Santorum supports Mike Huckabee's “Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day.”)