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North Carolina university votes to ban Chick-fil-A from campus
foxnews.com ^ | 10/14/2012 | Foxnews.com

Posted on 10/14/2012 3:57:51 PM PDT by onlylewis

A North Carolina university’s student government has voted to ban a Chick-fil-a restaurant on campus because the fast-food chain’s president is against gay marriage.

Elon University’s Student Government Association voted 35-11 to ask its food vendor to find another restaurant to take its place, the Daily Advance reports.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: chickfila; elon; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; libuniversity
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WOW, aren't our young people just great! (sarc)
1 posted on 10/14/2012 3:57:55 PM PDT by onlylewis
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To: onlylewis

Sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen.


2 posted on 10/14/2012 4:00:18 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: onlylewis

Boycott UNC and graduates of this bigoted institution.


3 posted on 10/14/2012 4:02:36 PM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter has more relevant&quality executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: onlylewis

Bigoted punks...


4 posted on 10/14/2012 4:04:50 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: jimfree

Elon is private, small college, not a UNC. Lots of the students come from the north east and not NC


5 posted on 10/14/2012 4:04:53 PM PDT by Kozak (The means of defence again.t foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: onlylewis

Does Chick fil A have a lease or agreement with the student government association or with the university?

I’m thinking the association may not have standing to nullify any lease or agreement.

Any attorneys out there?


6 posted on 10/14/2012 4:05:38 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: onlylewis

probably a bunch of yamdankees infiltrated that little school’s student body


7 posted on 10/14/2012 4:05:50 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: onlylewis

So in the name of “Tolerating All Viewpoints”, they banned an organization for having a different viewpoint.

Got it.


8 posted on 10/14/2012 4:06:33 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: Kozak

That’s true, and they changed their athletics mascot from “Fighting Christians” to “Phoenix” a number of years ago, blatantly thumbing their noses at the very heritage of the school.

Screw the Student council. They don’t know anything about business, and no one at Elon is teaching them apparently.


9 posted on 10/14/2012 4:07:02 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright ("You Might Be a Liberal" (YMBAL) Coming out Sept 1 by C. Edmund Wright)
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To: onlylewis

Here’s an important lesson for those student government kids: the vote didn’t kick chik fil a off campus at all, the student government doesn’t have that authority, and it doesn’t hold the contracts for food services.

If I were the school’s administration, I’d issue a concise statement for the student newspaper explaining the choice they are really trying to make, and promise to raise student fees in the next year by exactly what it will cost the college to break the contract (including applicable legal fees, and noting that the full costs will be borne in a single year so as to most directly reflect the current student body’s wishes) After the student body had a chance to mull that over for a week or so, then ask the student government to vote again.


10 posted on 10/14/2012 4:09:46 PM PDT by jz638
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To: onlylewis

I have a nephew at Elon. It is quite the liberal bastion. I’m sure that both he and his mother support this move. His brother, probably not quite so much - he just got back from Afghanistan and now knows better.


11 posted on 10/14/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: jimfree

careful there, this is about Elon Univ, a small liberal arts college in NC


12 posted on 10/14/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: onlylewis

No worries.

This time next year, this same clueless “student government” will be biotching that there are no “affordable choices” on campus.

And the beat goes on, and the beat goes on....


13 posted on 10/14/2012 4:11:00 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: jz638

Great idea!


14 posted on 10/14/2012 4:12:37 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: onlylewis

Good. That tells me all I need to know about their graduates.


15 posted on 10/14/2012 4:13:09 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: onlylewis

“Hey, dudes! I’m makin’ a CFA run. Takin’ orders.”

Later:

“OK, that’ll be 250 spicy chicken sandwiches. Gimme the cash and I’m on the road!”


16 posted on 10/14/2012 4:13:16 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: onlylewis

How does Student Council have any say in contracts with vendors?


17 posted on 10/14/2012 4:14:21 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: onlylewis

Note to Elon University: Do not even THINK of asking me for a donation.


18 posted on 10/14/2012 4:14:34 PM PDT by Walrus (Restoring America starts today! Let's roll!)
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To: onlylewis

So the fast-food chain’s president is against perversion and the remedy is to ban the fast food chain. It’s amazing how sick, twisted and totally turned around the country’s values have become since I was a kid.


19 posted on 10/14/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by redfreedom (Just a simpleton enjoying the freedoms a fly-over/red state has to offer.)
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To: onlylewis

Stupidity knows no bounds


20 posted on 10/14/2012 4:15:34 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: onlylewis
I wonder if the STUDENT GUB'MINT ASSC has the final say about the business contracts and vendors /providers allowed on campus??...

...Or is this just the SGA going thru the motions of elementary liberalism... ??

21 posted on 10/14/2012 4:18:08 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: onlylewis

I work with an Elon grad who is one of the most air-headed people I’ve ever know.


22 posted on 10/14/2012 4:21:26 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: redfreedom
Yep...I know what you mean...the world has turned upside down. Evil is good and good is evil.
23 posted on 10/14/2012 4:21:48 PM PDT by MasonGal
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To: onlylewis

I’d love to hear a lawyers perspective on the most severe path CFA can take against the council and the university.


24 posted on 10/14/2012 4:22:20 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: onlylewis

If the propagandists on the student government manage to get the school’s policy changed, the Chick-fil-A folks ought to sue the sue for all its worth. A blatant case of stifling free speech.


25 posted on 10/14/2012 4:22:25 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (Big Bird Can Fly on His Own - He Doesn't Need the Narcissist in Chief at All.)
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To: onlylewis

George Orwell’s “1984” and thought police! Chick-fil-A (CfA) has no history of denial of service or employment to any GLBT group or person on the basis of their orientation.

Instead, the owner of CfA is a devout Christian with an accepted and common view of Christian mores. He lives his principals by closing the entire chain on Sundays (”Day of Rest”) and supporting traditional marriage.

The LGBT pressure groups use this media-driven topic to try to punish a company for the dislike they have for its owner. to me this meets the definition of a “Secondary Boycott”; A group’s refusal to work for, purchase from, or handle the products of a business with which the group has no dispute. In many areas this is considered an illegal action by trade unions but not by individuals. Where this action ends up will become the unfortunate province of the lawyers and courts.


26 posted on 10/14/2012 4:28:16 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: Kozak; nascarnation

So sorry. Did not read the post thoroughly or properly parse the title.

Elon appears to be one of those dopey little leftist schools.

Apologies to all UNC-affiliated Freepers.


27 posted on 10/14/2012 4:28:37 PM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter has more relevant&quality executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: jimfree

That headline made me look twice as well.


28 posted on 10/14/2012 4:30:14 PM PDT by UltraV (I use the term Leftist not liberal, because a true liberal would not support government censorship.)
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To: onlylewis

Elon has become like a little kid sister taking up bad habits trying to be like the big kids, they’re quite the bunch of strivers and have never met a goofy academic fad that they didn’t dive into with abandon. See, they’re a big university now. Woohoo. Silliness.

Three decades ago, they were a small pro-Christian college. Abandoned their mascot for a meaningless legendary bird that has nothing to do with the institution. Went on a building spree like all the state run universities. Me too, me too!

They’re going to find that older alums, the ones who actually have money to donate, won’t like this. They graduated as Fighting Christians.


29 posted on 10/14/2012 4:34:09 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: onlylewis

Let’s see here, government interfering with private business over policy issues................hmmmmmmmmm


30 posted on 10/14/2012 4:35:06 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: onlylewis

They are 16 trillion in debt. They better get their ass to work.


31 posted on 10/14/2012 4:35:41 PM PDT by lookout88 (.combat officer's dad)
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To: who knows what evil?

Maybe not bigoted, but faggoted?....I can’t believe this in NC!


32 posted on 10/14/2012 4:37:11 PM PDT by Quickgun (Second Amendment. The only one you can put your hands on.)
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To: Caipirabob

I wouldn’t mess directly with them but set up Chick Filet right across the street from the main entrance.


33 posted on 10/14/2012 4:37:27 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Kozak

Yep. Elon is one of those angry lesbian studies colleges.


34 posted on 10/14/2012 4:44:36 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: jimfree

don’t apologize to the UNC freepers - they know their institution is king daddy liberal udopia for the state, and Elon is just a chapel hill wannabe....


35 posted on 10/14/2012 4:48:00 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright ("You Might Be a Liberal" (YMBAL) Coming out Sept 1 by C. Edmund Wright)
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To: RegulatorCountry

That’s a pretty good analysis of what ,who Elon is.


36 posted on 10/14/2012 4:49:28 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright ("You Might Be a Liberal" (YMBAL) Coming out Sept 1 by C. Edmund Wright)
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To: jimfree

It’s Elon.


37 posted on 10/14/2012 4:49:34 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: onlylewis

Haters


38 posted on 10/14/2012 4:54:53 PM PDT by lurk
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To: ponygirl

I was shocked sh!tless to find this in the student paper:

http://elonpendulum.com/2012/10/judge-a-company-by-its-products-not-its-politics/


39 posted on 10/14/2012 4:55:04 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: onlylewis

It’s their right to do this. Doesn’t make them right to do this.


40 posted on 10/14/2012 5:00:01 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: onlylewis
OK well, not that I've ever seen one before, but I'll be on the lookout for "Elon" an any resumes that cross my desk from here on out.

I don't think these idiots understand how this all works...

41 posted on 10/14/2012 5:02:36 PM PDT by FunkyZero (... I've got a Grand Piano to prop up my mortal remains)
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To: onlylewis

How Marxist of them, these little skulls full of mush.


42 posted on 10/14/2012 5:04:21 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: onlylewis

Stupid sheep, our young people with skulls full of mush.


43 posted on 10/14/2012 5:04:29 PM PDT by FrogMom (Chicken Little is coming, and he's right!)
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To: FunkyZero

I hope you’ll ask Elon grads who make it to interview what their opinion of the boycott is. They aren’t all mentally retarded.


44 posted on 10/14/2012 5:06:40 PM PDT by Chunga (Ron Paul is a fruitcakey jackass.)
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To: onlylewis

The intolerance and hypocrisy is just amazing isn’t it?


45 posted on 10/14/2012 5:07:20 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: onlylewis

Write down the names of the students and then follow their careers. This can be used against them and anyone who hires them, if they don’t fire them upon learning about this history.

It would be interesting to see where in the workforce garbage like these students end up.


46 posted on 10/14/2012 5:12:11 PM PDT by Perchant
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To: onlylewis

God created them Adam and Eve; not Adam and Steve.
Eve & Adam; not Eve & Sandra Fluck. - I also believe God ordained marriage; up until now, that was my right.

Now, it appears, no one has any rights at all excepting these communist yahoos.


47 posted on 10/14/2012 5:15:44 PM PDT by Twinkie
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To: Chunga

My son is a 1996 graduate of Elon. Next weekend is homecoming/reunion and will be attending. Incidentally, he is a conservative.


48 posted on 10/14/2012 5:15:57 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: onlylewis

Hey everyone, I’m a conservative senior economics major at Elon University and wanted to let you all know what really happened.

The student government (SGA) decided to hold an open forum on the supposed issue of Chickfila on campus because SPECTRUM (an LGBTQ organization) has the opinion that Chickfila should be banned from campus because of Chickfila donating to supposed ‘anti-gay’ organizations.
This open forum was held the day before fall break started during midterms week and on the same night as the VP debate, thus eliminating the possibilities of most business school students or many other students who are conservative to attend due to our midterms or our wanting to watch the VP debate. The open forum wasn’t advertised that much and mostly all of SPECTRUM showed up to the open forum. For three straight hours many of their members gave emotional stories to support their opinion, which is ridiculous. There were some people there trying to show the common sense to everyone else there that Chickfila and Dan Cathy specifically is entitled to its own rights. Seeing all the SPECTRUM people there, most of the senators probably felt like they had no other choice but to vote for it.

For the first time I am ashamed of my university because of this decision. I don’t understand how the people who want everyone else to be tolerant of their sexual orientation can’t be tolerant of other people’s religious beliefs. Most of the campus has the same view I do, in the fact that Chickfila should stay and that this decision basically throws the first amendment out the window. The next step is in the president of SGA’s hands, who I personally know. He is a big conservative and has the power of vetoing the motion to suggest to the administration to ban Chickfila. If he doesn’t veto, the administration will debate over the issue and come to a final decision.

Any and all advice is welcome because I don’t want my university to be in the spotlight for this and I don’t want to be graduating from a university who supports this kind of ludicrous liberal movement.


49 posted on 10/14/2012 5:17:45 PM PDT by EUGuy
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To: nascarnation

I’m a conservative senior Economics major at Elon and I would like to say that we are a relatively conservative school. The forum though was unfair to most of the people on campus because it was on the same night as the VP debate, it was midterms week, and it was the night before fall break. Mostly all SPECTRUM members (LGBTQ org. on campus) showed up and there were only a few conservative minds.

I find it ridiculous that the decision was made and hopefully the SGA president decides to veto it. I just can’t understand how the people who ask for the most tolerance can’t be tolerant of other people’s religious beliefs.


50 posted on 10/14/2012 5:17:57 PM PDT by EUGuy
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