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CofC Students Want Chick-fil-A on the Chopping Block
WISTV ^ | Jul 29, 2012 | Deja Knight

Posted on 07/29/2012 7:31:42 PM PDT by nickcarraway

After Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy made public remarks that the chain does not support gay marriage, Sara McNamara put down her last Chick-fil-A sandwich and got to work.

"I started an online petition to prevent a second Chick Fil A from coming to the College of Charleston campus. It's a slap in the face," said McNamara, a lesbian who says she's appalled by Cathy's words.

Plans are already in the works to bring a second Chick Fil A to campus in Berry Residence Hall. A C of C spokesperson told Live 5 News construction is already under way and it will open in the fall.

McNamara has already gathered 319 signatures. The Facebook group titled "College of Charleston students and friends against homophobic Chick Fil A" already has over 700 members. She plans to present the petition to College of Charleston leaders after school starts.

Some students said they might not agree with Cathy's statement, but they don't see it as a good enough reason to keep it off campus.

"Their opinion on gay marriage has nothing to do with making my food," said an incoming freshmen.

Another man said the whole thing has been blown out of proportion, and Cathy should use this as a learning experience.

"It's already negatively affecting his business. It was a dumb move on his part. A very bad P. R. move."

The college said they are waiting to get the petition in their hands before making a decision.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Food
KEYWORDS: brownshorts; charleston; chickfila; gaystapo; homosexualagenda; homosexualfascism; liberalfascism; sc2012

1 posted on 07/29/2012 7:31:47 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“It’s already negatively affecting his business.”

Poor little doofus.


2 posted on 07/29/2012 7:34:49 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: nickcarraway

Sarah sounds like she’s been in college too long. She is in dire need of some deprogramming.


3 posted on 07/29/2012 7:36:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: nickcarraway

As Billy Cunningham (the great American on Fox Radio) says, this is all motivated by anti-Christianity.


4 posted on 07/29/2012 7:36:14 PM PDT by 4Runner
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To: nickcarraway

I bet if they offered a fish sandwich she would change her mind.


5 posted on 07/29/2012 7:36:28 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Magic Fingers

Yes it is affecting his business. Sales for Chick-Fil-A are up!!


6 posted on 07/29/2012 7:36:41 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: Magic Fingers
He is not popular on that campus

I know it well and its very Conservative

7 posted on 07/29/2012 7:37:32 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Magic Fingers

People should know that very soon they may be fired for holding the wrong political opinions. It’s already happened.


8 posted on 07/29/2012 7:39:15 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What does Sarah think about Muslim owned businesses???? Does she know that Muslims consider homosexuality a crime??? Does she know that lesbians such as herself can be executed in Muslim theocracies??????

If the issue is that we should not give business licenses to businesses which do not endorese the homosexual agenda, then, by definition, Sarah must support denying business licenses to Muslim owned businesses.

Sarah must also favor banning oil imports from Muslim countries.

Though we can’t expect good liberals such as Sarah to be consistent in their criteria for judging the situation, she may think about what other businesses should be denied the right to exist, because they don’t meet politically correct criteria.


9 posted on 07/29/2012 7:40:06 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: nickcarraway

This will be the cause of the year on every college campus and other places.


10 posted on 07/29/2012 7:43:00 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: nickcarraway

They could buy them out of the lease at the universityj


11 posted on 07/29/2012 7:50:55 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: Magic Fingers

“It’s already negatively affecting his business.”

If it was only about money, they would be open on Sunday. That said, I went to CFA last Wednesday. It was packed.


12 posted on 07/29/2012 7:51:29 PM PDT by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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To: nickcarraway

“People should know that very soon they may be fired for holding the wrong political opinions. It’s already happened.”

Absolutely. I’m sure it was one of several factors in my earlier-than-planned exit from my employer of almost 30 years (although it lead directly to early retirement & I’m lovin’ it...living well is the best revenge).


13 posted on 07/29/2012 7:51:37 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: nickcarraway

Dear Sara McNamara,

If you profess to believe in the Bible as the Word of God, then I have a newsflash for you. Homesexuality is sinful. There are BILLIONS of people who profess belief in God and believe that the Bible is the Word of God.

If you chose to live in your little world and condemn everyone who doesn’t approve of your morals, then you need to get a tougher skin. Cause there are MILLIONS of us who know that homosexuality is wrong in the sight of God.

If you choose to believe that God is a fantasy, and that you evolved from a primordial ooze... good luck in continuing your species.


14 posted on 07/29/2012 7:59:05 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s strange that those who scream for tolerance are so intolerant. Why it’s kind of perverted, isn’t it?


15 posted on 07/29/2012 8:00:22 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: beef

A good friend manages a local CFA. She said sales are definitely up in the last few weeks. Pre-orders for Wednesday are at record levels. They have ordered extra food for the expected deluge on Wednesday.

Who else wants to boycott Chick Fil A? Know that everytime you liberals boycott CFA it just drives the majority of us to support CFA. I’ll betcha the other fast food restaurants are ready for the CFA boycott to end so that they can recoup some of their losses.

Law of unintended consequences strikes again.


16 posted on 07/29/2012 8:00:47 PM PDT by Josa
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To: nickcarraway

What these smarmy little MARXISTS don’t understand is, they are giving Chick-Fil-A a LOT of free advertising.

Their little petitions and protests amount to nothing. It’s like a BB rolling around inside a freight train car. It may be there but nobody notices it.


17 posted on 07/29/2012 8:02:08 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: fella

Yes, it’s tolerant to be intolerant of some people.

We live in Orwell’s 1984.


18 posted on 07/29/2012 8:03:34 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: nickcarraway

Are there any conservative or Christian groups on campus that could start a counter petition. Let them collect signatures saying that they support Chik-Fil-A and they are appalled at the totalitarian tactics being used to silence a company who shares their values.


19 posted on 07/29/2012 8:33:52 PM PDT by Betty Jane
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To: nickcarraway

Well that goes both ways. Personally I don’t think there is one liberal that is better at his job than a conservative. And with the employment situation as it is, there are plenty of conservatives in all fields available. So a businessman has exactly zero excuse for hiring people whose political philosophy is at odds with the existence of the capitalist system.

Any conservative knowingly hiring a liberal DESERVES to go out of business.


20 posted on 07/29/2012 8:47:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Magic Fingers

“Poor little doofus” should have paid attention in math class. 2% of the population doesn’t have enough clout to hurt CfA’s bottom line. In fact, the screwball attempted buycott hasresulted in a business BOOM for CfA.
The lily-livered administration of the college may well cave and allow the fairy population on campus to wag the dog, but who REALLY expects to get wisdom and propriety from college admin. THESE days?


21 posted on 07/29/2012 8:56:53 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: nickcarraway
"I started an online petition to prevent a second Chick Fil A from coming to the College of Charleston campus. It's a slap in the face," said McNamara, a lesbian who says she's appalled by Cathy's words.

There's a potentially very funny joke about spanking lesbians in there somewhere.

22 posted on 07/29/2012 9:45:47 PM PDT by Blado (Obamunism is the cancer... you know the answer.)
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To: nickcarraway
"I started an online petition to prevent a second Chick Fil A from coming to the College of Charleston campus. It's a slap in the face," said McNamara, a lesbian who says she's appalled by Cathy's words.

Crush dissent, eh, Sara? But hey little chicky, how far are you willing to go? You think those nasty Christians are just going to leave? Oh no. You're going to have to do the nasty, get the camps going, fire up them crematoriums.

Because if you don't, they're going to keep disagreeing with you, Sara! How CAN you allow that? So repeat after me, like the good little Nazi you are: "Crush, Kill, Destroy - for Peace, Tolerance and Love!"

23 posted on 07/29/2012 10:00:32 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: nickcarraway

so a couple of activists cause a fuss, and the press assumes it is “all students”...figures.


24 posted on 07/30/2012 12:14:13 AM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: nickcarraway

If the Hitler Youth went off to University instead of being sent to the Western Front, they would be obviously be attending the College of Charleston.


25 posted on 07/30/2012 12:29:28 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The only good Commie is an Impeached Commie.)
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To: Kickass Conservative
Locally, a CofC student ID is also a get out of jail free card.

At least they're not protesting for something that would do them any good, like the government getting out of the way so they'll have jobs after they graduate. I'm glad that's no longer a problem. /sarcasm

26 posted on 07/30/2012 1:11:49 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Magic Fingers

“It’s already negatively affecting his business.”

“Poor little doofus.”

Yes he is. His comment seems to be based on 700 non-Chick-fil-A eaters in his little college campus world.


27 posted on 07/30/2012 1:28:56 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia (Boston's mayor is anti-Christian and anti-free speech.)
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To: nickcarraway

McNamara is another mean spirited liberal.


28 posted on 07/30/2012 1:36:48 AM PDT by SUSSA
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To: nickcarraway

This is insane. I am a student at CofC and this makes no sense. Our school is over 10,000 people and over 90 percent of the people are for another chick fil a. It’s a food chain, and people need to stop making such a huge deal of this and grow up


29 posted on 07/30/2012 9:37:06 AM PDT by COFCATHLETE
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To: COFCATHLETE

You or some friends need to get a petition going in support. Here’s a chant for you:
We don’t care if your gay
we want our Chick-Fil-A.


30 posted on 07/30/2012 11:55:44 AM PDT by Betty Jane
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