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Davidson College suspends Chick-fil-A from student events
News14 ^ | 8/14/12 | News 14 Web Staff

Posted on 08/14/2012 10:36:51 AM PDT by spacewarp

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson College is giving Chick-fil-A the boot. The school is suspending the restaurant chain from serving meals at student events.

The union board will decide early in the semester whether or not to permanently ban the chain from campus. The suspension came after the chain's president sparked a national debate by speaking out against same-sex marriage.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2012; academia; chickfila; christophobia; davidson; democrats; homofascism; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; liberalfascism; religiouspersecution
Ummmmmm.... There's this little thing called the First Amendment. They are in blatent violation. If Publicly funded schools can't have prayers because it violates the phantom separation of Church and State, then a Publicly funded school violating a company's executive's freedom of speech, is a blatent violation.
1 posted on 08/14/2012 10:37:00 AM PDT by spacewarp
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To: spacewarp

Davidson College is coming out in support of perverting marriage. Nice.


2 posted on 08/14/2012 10:43:58 AM PDT by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: spacewarp

Didn’t the Feds allow public universities to kick out the ROTC?


3 posted on 08/14/2012 10:46:41 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Watch Corporate Contributors and Business Alumni contributions tank!


4 posted on 08/14/2012 10:49:38 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Common sense although common knowledge is seldom common practice.)
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To: spacewarp
The suspension came after the chain's president sparked a national debate by speaking out against same-sex marriage.

Yet the chain didn't discriminate or refuse service to gays

So much for the tolerance these institutions of higher learning espouse.

5 posted on 08/14/2012 10:55:48 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: spacewarp

OH NO!!! Why this will have to be a separate line item on the 2012 income statement. Please tell me that similar action won’t be taken at the East Armit, NJ community college. That would be devastating news!

Have a suggestion for those libtards who have issues with Chik-Fil-A and refuse to east one of their tasty Chik-Fil-A sandwiches: try Esad. It’s made just for you. I’d like lots of libtards to try Esad. It’s made naturally. Some versions of Esad include corn. For those who try Esad, but think it stinks, try Foad as a great alternative.


6 posted on 08/14/2012 11:02:06 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Can we cut the BS and just say it like it is?)
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To: spacewarp

The college might as well put up a sign saying, “Christians are not permitted as they don’t reflect Davidson College values.”


7 posted on 08/14/2012 11:04:31 AM PDT by Sweet Hour of Prayer
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To: spacewarp

If there is any doubt that many of today’s schools and colleges are socialist indoctrination centers, this type of crap removes that doubt.

More big govt dictates on what we eat, what we drink, where we will wok, live, and play.

If my kid was in that school, I’d cut off the money until s/he changed to a different school.

The camel not only has his head in the (socialist) tent, he’s all the way in, except for the ass, and it’s in the White House.


8 posted on 08/14/2012 11:11:50 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Sweet Hour of Prayer

FYI - Davidson College is not a public college - it’s a Presbyterian college.


9 posted on 08/14/2012 11:12:32 AM PDT by Chucky is a girlie man
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To: spacewarp

Welcome to the Thugocracy.

Now go pay your taxes - the leaders need more money. :)


10 posted on 08/14/2012 11:12:59 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Chucky is a girlie man
"FYI - Davidson College is not a public college - it’s a Presbyterian college."

Back in the 80's the SBC had to clean house at a few SBC colleges to get rid of rampant liberalism. Sounds like the Presbyterians need to do the same.

11 posted on 08/14/2012 11:15:12 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Chucky is a girlie man

FYI - Davidson College is not a public college - it’s a Presbyterian college.


My daughter went there for one semester. It is a private college started by some Presbyterians. Now it is as liberal as they come.

P!ssed away about 40k there till we had had enough.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 11:16:05 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: Sweet Hour of Prayer
The college might as well put up a sign saying, “Christians are not permitted as they don’t reflect Davidson College values.”

Funny, considering it is a Presbyterian College.

13 posted on 08/14/2012 11:16:25 AM PDT by illinifan (Vote Everyone Out!)
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To: spacewarp

Let the lawsuits begin. The Left lives by lawsuits. The Left is going to die by lawsuits.


14 posted on 08/14/2012 11:16:43 AM PDT by aruanan
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To: spacewarp

Will they expel students for Kermit shakes —or Piggy fries.Or is it just an academic chick thing?


15 posted on 08/14/2012 11:16:55 AM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: spacewarp

The math is quite easy to do.

More liberal boycotts = more sales revenue for Chick-fil-A


16 posted on 08/14/2012 11:17:39 AM PDT by Biblebelter
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To: spacewarp

Never heard of Davidson. Maybe they’re trying to use this to make a name for themselves. Sort of like Hillsboro tried to make a name for itself with the so called “Scopes Monkey Trial.”


17 posted on 08/14/2012 11:18:16 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: All

it’s now a Lesbyterian college..


18 posted on 08/14/2012 11:18:16 AM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: MEGoody

Oops! Not Hillsboro. . .Dayton. Hillsboro was the fictional town in the play “Inherit the Wind”. Dayton was the actual town where the trial occurred.


19 posted on 08/14/2012 11:20:09 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Chucky is a girlie man

Yep, I saw that. Georgetown University is Christian school, too. (sarc) I noticed that they want to ban Chik-Fil-A so that they can be “inclusive” to all people. It seems like their student government board has created a hostile environment for Christians that actually practice their faith. If they wanted to be inclusive they would invite other food chains that represent owners with different faiths. No... they’ve joined the popular secular movement in calling all people who believe in the Bible “haters” and non-inclusive. It gives the school a black-eye.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 11:21:04 AM PDT by Sweet Hour of Prayer
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To: spacewarp

Not that it makes the school’s decision any more acceptable, but Davidson College is a private university, not public.


21 posted on 08/14/2012 11:26:48 AM PDT by OldRanchHand
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To: spacewarp

As we all know, the media distorts and lies, sometimes lying by omission.

So, the article states that Chick Fil-A sandwiches will no longer be “served” at the events in question.

Was Chick Fil-A donating the sandwiches? They’re known to do that, the company is VERY generous that way. If they no longer want their free sandwiches, that’s good. Chick Fil-A will find a different group to donate. If they actually did purchase the sandwiches to be “served” (and for some reason, I doubt that), the addition of this family’s now frequent trips to Chick Fil-A more than makes up for that loss.


22 posted on 08/14/2012 11:27:23 AM PDT by swpa_mom
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To: spacewarp
"...the chain's president sparked a national debate by speaking out against same-sex marriage."

He did no such thing. He spoke out in support of traditional marriage, which is patently not the same thing.

23 posted on 08/14/2012 11:27:56 AM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: Theo

No we need to change that message. We need to start calling it what it really is...

this is Religious persecution.


24 posted on 08/14/2012 11:32:28 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: Made In The USA

An unknown bit of trivia...
Elvis’ last word was “corn?”


25 posted on 08/14/2012 11:41:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Sweet Hour of Prayer

We need to state that fact loudly and bluntly and fearlessly whenever anyone brings up something negative about CFA.

Anti-CFA sentiment is simply a proxy for anti-Christian bigotry.


26 posted on 08/14/2012 11:42:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: Biblebelter

More blatant anti-Christian bigotry = higher turnout on Nov 6


27 posted on 08/14/2012 11:43:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: spacewarp

OK, I went and googled Davidson College. I was shocked to find that they are a Religous College. From their interwebs site:

“Religious Life

Welcome! Religious life at Davidson College is celebrated on the affirmation that we are all created in the image of God, brothers and sisters in the human family, whatever our creed, heritage or beliefs.

As a Presbyterian church-related college, Davidson values the life of the spirit and fosters openness to and respect for the world’s various faith traditions.

With many religious resources and organizations on campus, we seek to be a community where everyone may grow spiritually through worship, fellowship, service, and study.

Peace be with you.

—The Rev. Rob Spach, College Chaplain”


28 posted on 08/14/2012 11:44:25 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Sweet Hour of Prayer

More like:

Christian values do not reflect Davidson College’s values.


29 posted on 08/14/2012 11:44:25 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: OldRanchHand

But does it get federal dollars?


30 posted on 08/14/2012 11:45:59 AM PDT by Tspud1
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To: Theo

Pull your kids from the college and if you are a graduate then quit donating to the place.


31 posted on 08/14/2012 12:17:39 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: illinifan
Funny, considering it is a Presbyterian College.

It's a PCUSA affiliated school. So this isn't surprising.

32 posted on 08/14/2012 12:22:57 PM PDT by PogySailor (Obama is a SCOAMF)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yup. That’s what I would do. This kind of university-sponsored hate must not be supported with our dollars.


33 posted on 08/14/2012 12:23:53 PM PDT by Theo (May Christ be exalted above all.)
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To: OldRanchHand
Not that it makes the school’s decision any more acceptable, but Davidson College is a private university, not public.

Actually, that makes the school's decision entirely more acceptable. Chick-fil-A has the right to express its opinion, and customers have the right to vote with their wallets and decide whether or not to eat there. Davidson College, as a private university, has the right to (a) express its opinion about Chick-fil-A and (b) decide whether to spend its money at Chick-fil-A; likewise, students and prospective students have the right to vote with their wallets and decide whether or not to attend school there.

34 posted on 08/14/2012 1:48:42 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: Theo

Twin sisters from my church graduated from Davidson. I wonder if they’re proud of their alma mater?


35 posted on 08/14/2012 1:56:44 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: spacewarp

From Davidson’s website regarding their “religious heritage” -

What is the Presidential Qualification Bylaw?
The Bylaws of the Trustees of Davidson College state, “The trustees shall elect a President of the College who shall serve as the chief executive officer of the college. They shall elect only a person who is a loyal and active church member, whose life provides evidence of strong Christian faith and commitment. Such faith and commitment will be appropriately expressed by affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and active participation in the life of Davidson College Presbyterian Church.”

http://talk.davidson.edu/davidsons-religious-heritage-faqs/


36 posted on 08/14/2012 2:00:34 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: PogySailor
It's a PCUSA affiliated school.

That explains everything. They're right up there with Jeremiah Wright's church, about as Marxist as they come.

37 posted on 08/14/2012 3:36:20 PM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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To: spacewarp

Davidson College: we’re so openminded we tolerate no dissent!


38 posted on 08/14/2012 4:59:00 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

I graduated from Davidson and the story on this is somewhat misleading. To say that Davidson banned or suspended Chick-fil-A is an overstatement. It was a student organization.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/08/14/3455550/corrections-and-clarifications.html#storylink=cpy

An item on Tuesday’s Local & State front about Davidson College was unclear about the organization that decided to suspend Chick-fil-A from student events. The Davidson College Union Board, which is solely student-based, made the decision.


39 posted on 08/15/2012 6:03:53 AM PDT by Rumierules
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