A pizza shop near the state capital building in Oklahoma is getting calls from people in blue states who want to support teachers there during their protest for more resources and better pay, reports Oklahoma City's Fox affiliate.
Stone Sisters Pizza Bar is just a few blocks from the state legislature, which is controlled by Republicans who have given themselves raises while slashing the budget for education. The Oklahoma Republican governor has compared the teachers to bratty teen who "want a better car," while the teachers say they want a modest raise and to be able to teach out of matching textbooks.
Stone Sisters has had a steady stream of calls to deliver pizzas by people who sympathize with the teachers, they say. It started with a man in Denver who ordered 10 pizzas and has included people from California to Oregon to Canada.
"This is so AWESOME!!!!! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE ACROSS THE NATION!!!" said one teacher in response to the company's Facebook post.