A Venture County, California high school has barred a booster club from selling Chick-fil-a sandwiches on campus because of the company's position on gay marriage.
In the past, the fast food chain's CEO Dan Cathy has made his displeasure with LGBT equality well-known, including saying that America is "inviting God's judgement" by letting gays marry.
CBS Los Angeles reports:
Ventura High School Principal Val Wyatt told the Ventura County Star that the football booster club could not sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches at Wednesday’s back-to-school night because the restaurant’s beliefs could offend some students and their parents.
“With their political stance on gay rights and because the students of Ventura High School and their parents would be at the event, I didn’t want them on campus,” Wyatt told the newspaper.
Every principal has the discretion to invite community groups or businesses onto their campuses.
“We value inclusivity and diversity on our campus and all of our events and activities are going to adhere to our mission,” Ventura Unified School District Superintendent Trudy Tuttle Arriaga said.
Check out CBSLA's report on the story, including reactions from parents and students on both sides of the issue, AFTER THE JUMP…
Last week, we reported S. Truett Cathy, the Chick-fil-A founder who shaped the fast food chain's corporate culture around his Southern Baptist belifs, had died.