• Petitioned Brent Beringer

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UVa Dining Services/ARAMARK - Director
Brent Beringer
President, University of Virginia
Teresa A. Sullivan
Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer, University of Virginia
Michael Strine

Keep homophobia out of UVa: remove Chick-fil-A.

    1. Petition by

      B S

      Mountain View, VA

Take one minute to keep homophobia away from UVa!

Chick-fil-A is not just a restaurant: They also fund hate. In particular, they fund hate of the gay members of the UVa community.

Is Chick-Fil-A anti-gay? Its president, Dan Cathy, happily assures its customers: "Guilty as charged!" (CNN: bit.ly/CNNchickfila).

Chicago is working to ban the restaurants (ABC: bit.ly/ChicagoBlocksCFA). Boston lawmakers are following suit (ABC: bit.ly/BostonCFAletter). Northeastern University successfully blocked the construction of a Chick-Fil-A: (bit.ly/NEscrapsCFA).

We need to fight to keep this company off our grounds and away from our money. Simply change the restaurant in Pav XI to one of a million alternatives. Perhaps Subway? Raising Cains? I think we'd be OK with any restaurant that doesn't donate the money we spend to anti-gay organizations.

To:
Brent Beringer, UVa Dining Services/ARAMARK - Director
Teresa A. Sullivan, President, University of Virginia
Michael Strine, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer, University of Virginia
Chick-fil-A is not just a restaurant - they also fund hate. In particular, they fund hate of the gay members of the UVa community.

Will you take 1 minute to sign a petition encouraging UVa to replace Chick-fil-A with a different restaurant?

Thank you for your support!

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    Reasons for signing

    • Katie Eutsler CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
      • about 2 years ago

      I support LGBT Hoos!

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    • emma kuntz GUMBALL, CO
      • about 2 years ago

      Show this petition is a joke, since anyone can sign. Well, I do support Dan Cathy, and how about a petition to boot you out?

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    • Craig Baker POMPANO, FL
      • about 2 years ago

      Why iA company that uses patron’s money to support hate groups of any kind should not be located in a place of learning. These hate groups promote bullying and worse, homosexuality is a natural part of human evolution, to promote hate against one class of humanity causes pain to all of humanity.s this important to you?

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    • rebecca sanchez SAN ANTONIO, TX
      • about 2 years ago

      i think any school that doesn't want chick fil a there in order to further support the diversity of their school should be allowed that.

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    • Mary Dunn BLUFF CITY, TN
      • about 2 years ago

      As a higher education facility I think it is important for you to set an example for all your students on nondiscriminatory and all inclusive campus. This company not only discriminates but is very vocal about that fact. Our students need to understand about equal rights and our diverse cultures for the 21st century global economy

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