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Some Indiana University Students Will No Longer Be Able To Get Chick-fil-A Fix On Campus (Update: Or Not)


Because Chick-fil-A donated free food to that anti-gay marriage conference in Pennsylvania, and the company’s chief did a piss poor job of trying to salvage its reputation (giving away free services to a group does not endorse its mission, supposedly?), Indiana University South Bend has banned the chicken chain from campus after pressure from the campus’ gay students and faculty. Not that it’ll make much of an impact: Chick-fil-A sandwiches were only sold Wednesdays at one campus location — though IU’s Bloomington and Indianapolis have full restaurants on campus. Will it take exposing the restaurant’s charitable arm the WinShape Center as an explicitly anti-gay institution to move the needle some more? UPDATE: It appears this original news report is inaccurate, the school claims, stating Chik-fil-A remains an authorized school vendor. The restaurant was only suspended for one week.

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  • jojoko

    i’m sorry but i think chik-fil-a tastes good. i don’t care if they are nazi homophobic serial murder rapists. i like chicken… and cock

  • Viktor

    @jojoko: LOL! <3

  • Michael Letterman

    It makes sense, Chick Fil A in keeping with their Christian philosophy sponsor Anti Homosexual organizations, which is their right, and the Uni’s respond by banning them. Well how about those who are Anti Gay (the majority of the population) ban federal monies to these Uni’s? I think I’ll start a write in campagin to do this.

  • American Patriot

    I’m gay & I like Chick-fil-A. And no, I’m not going to stop going just because they (unfortunately) support anti-gay marriage organizations. If you disagree with me, I respect that too. I don’t go to Chick-fil-A because of their politics, I go because I happen to like their product (their food). As someone from California, I’ve also noticed that their customer service is consistently better than any other fast food chain around here.

    In California, most of their locations are in conservative Orange County. I hear that they’re going to open a Chick-fil-A in Hollywood later this year, just one block away from the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and one mile outside of the gay mecca of West Hollywood. We’ll have to see if the WeHo gays and Chick-fil-A can co-exist peacefully.

  • Jeff K.

    @American Patriot: I’m treading on Godwin here, but saying you support Chick-fil-a for their food despite their gay rights stance is like saying you support Mussolini not for his politics, but for his impeccable fashion sense.

  • lolz rumor

    Anyone ever heard of Impact 360? Chicky Fil A basically bankroll the thing. What more evidence do you need of religious rightness?

  • Michael Letterman

    Will you Queers finally get it? Chick Fil A is a Christian run company (that’s why they close on Sunday’s) So of course they will be anti gay. After all it goes against all of their principles.

    While I’m not Christian I applaud they’re taking a stand against those who would perversify marriage I’ve seen what happens when you let the gays promote themselves, even on this site I’ve seen the obsession and perversity so yes I’m glad this major company has taken a stand.

  • justiceontherocks

    @Michael Letterman: Awwwww . . . someone isn’t getting enough dick lately.

    BTW, asshat, WTF is “perversify”? Is that from some language spoken only by bigots?

  • Francis

    @Michael Letterman: If you think Christian=anti-gay, you aren’t much of a Christian. Oh wait, you admit that.

    As for perversify (not a word) marriage, um, heterosexuals=near 60% divorce rate. And same-sex couples already legally marry in several states with the potential for several more in the near future. None of these states have collapsed into the abyss because of gay folk. Gay is not a promotion, it’s a sexual orientation.

    Yes, you do see the obsession and perversity, it’s smacking you in the face, buddy.

  • Francis

    @Michael Letterman: Why do you think most people are like you? Do you have an issue? Is there a reason you feel the need to attack people who are doing nothing to you? Unless, of course, you’re personally affected by your own personal problems which you personally cannot deal with.

  • Michael Letterman

    Not to bother answering all the questions aimed at me
    but yes when it comes to people trying to delute marriage I am a bigot.

    Few states are allowing gays to marry and some that have are rethinking it and others will do so soon. Moot point since the federal government is planning a “domestic partnership” which will be a preferrable solution and one I can get behind.

    I think most people think the way I do because in any national poll people vote overwhelmingly against allowing gay marriage.

    If you wish to get stuck on a spelling error and allow it to detract from the message go right ahead. I said what I believe and what I have seen many others believe as well.

  • justiceontherocks

    @Michael Letterman: Sadly, your spelling is better than your message.

  • Michael Letterman

    Happily I couldn’t care less what your opinion is.

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