Wal-Mart rejects 'Blue Lives Matter' cake
WXIA – (WXIA) A McDonough, Georgia Wal-Mart is facing a backlash after employees there refused to make a "Blue Lives Matter" cake for a retiring police officer, and the story is going viral.
The officer's daughter says it was a cake for the officer's retirement party, after serving for 25 years. She says the store's refusal left her puzzled and devastated.
Jordan Harkins says employees initially declined her request, saying the cake might offend some people. After a friend posted about the incident on Facebook, a manager called her to apologize and make the cake. Wal-mart's corporate communications department also issued an apology.
"It doesn't make up for the fact that it should have never happened in the first place," Harkins says.
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