Faculty at California Polytechnic State University is trying to get Chick-fil-A banned from the campus. However their reasoning has others scratching their heads.
The vice chair of the college’s academic senate, Thomas Gutierrez attempted to make the improbable connection between the chicken chain and sexually explicit entertainment.
“We don’t sell pornography in the bookstore, and we don’t have a Hooters on campus — we already pre-select those kind of things based on our existing values,” Gutierrez told student publication Mustang News. “This is a similar thing. The difference is we’re actually profiting from this. So our money, every dollar a student is spending at Chick-fil-A, is going to these causes that are in violation of our values.”
“Chick-fil-A Foundation donated more than $1.8 million to groups with a history of anti-LGBTQ discrimination in 2017,” Mustang News shared citing the far left source Think Progress.
Despite this bizarre and laughable objection, it doesn’t look like their demands will be met.
“While university administration passionately disagrees with the values of some of the organizations the president of Chick-fil-A has chosen to make personal donations to, we do not believe in responding to intolerance with intolerance,” university spokesman Matt Lazier shared with KSBY-TV. “Rather, we must model our values of inclusion — that means upholding the rights of others to have different perspectives and ensuring there is space in our community for differing viewpoints and ideologies, even those that may be in direct conflict with our own.”