Chick-fil-A has been forced to defend itself after a New Jersey college revealed that the restaurant would not be welcome on the campus over its biblical stance on LGBT issues.
In a diplomatic statement to CBS News, a spokesperson for the restaurant expressed the company’s sentiments on being excluded from choices at Rider University.
“Chick-fil-A is a restaurant company focused on food, service and hospitality, and our restaurants and licensed locations on college campuses welcome everyone,” a company spokesperson said in an emailed statement. “We have no policy of discrimination against any group, and we do not have a political or social agenda.”
Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, announced earlier this month that despite the eatery being the top choice among students surveyed about a new restaurant on campus, university officials nixed the beloved chain from the list because “their corporate values have not sufficiently progressed enough to align with those of Rider.” – READ MORE