“[Chick-Fil-A] has deep-seeded [sic] homophobia.”
This is one of those things that happens on one or two college campuses every year. Now it’s Boston University’s turn to attack Chick-fil-A.
Campus Reform reports:
Boston University student newspaper wants ‘homophobic’ Chick-Fil-A off campus
In a now updated editorial, the editors of Boston University’s student newspaper, The Daily Free Press, called for removing a Chick-Fil-A food truck from near its campus and warned students to “think twice before buying a chicken sandwich from there.”
“[Chick-Fil-A] has deep-seeded [sic] homophobia. [It] has been caught multiple times donating to anti-LGBTQ charities and organizations,” The Daily Free Press wrote, “In 2017, $1.8 million went toward the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Salvation Army and the Paul Anderson Youth Home — all organizations with discriminatory and homophobic practices.”
Campus Reform has covered stories like this before. Ever since it became publicly known that Chick-Fil-A’s president, Dan Cathy, personally opposes gay marriage, the presence of “America’s Favorite Restaurant” on college campuses has become a point of fierce contention. One New Jersey dean even resigned from her post after her university denounced Chick-fil-A’s “corporate values.”
Campus Reform spoke with the dean exclusively in 2019.
Watch the full interview above. St. Mary’s College in Maryland was among the first colleges to ban Chick-Fil-A in 2011 after its Student Government Association (SGA) passed a resolution demanding that it discontinue its “business ties with Chick-Fil-A before the start of the 2011-2012 school year.” The resolution accused Chick-Fil-A of having links to anti-LGBTQ groups.
In 2017, two student senators at Duquesne University said Chick-Fil-A endangered the safety of the LBGTQ community. And in 2018, officials at Rider University in New Jersey vowed never to open Chick-Fil-A even though students chose it as the dining option they wanted most. Rider said the fast-food chain’s beliefs had not “sufficiently progressed.”
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