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School Principal Refuses Free Chick-fil-A So He Can 'Support LGBTQ Staff'

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Principal Steve Corbett of Lusher Charter School in New Orleans turned down a free staff lunch provided by Chick-fil-A in order to “support LGBTQ staff.”

Dr Corbett declined a free lunch that was to be provided for the staff on Friday via the College Football Playoff Foundation, after he found out that Chick-fil-A would be catering. The lunch was one of a number being provided to the Orleans Parish school district by the CFPF to thank the city for hosting the Sugar Bowl and College Bowl Championship.

Corbett explained the decision in a statement to the media:

Out of respect to our LGBTQ staff, we have chosen to not serve Chick-Fil-A at an employee lunch. The #1 rule at Lusher is to ‘Be Kind’ and we live this motto every day. Chick-Fil-A has been politically outspoken about its views, and we feel it is not part of Lusher’s culture of kindness and community.

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Corbett expanded on his rationale in a video posted to Twitter:

We’ve made the decision to support our staff members who are LGBTQ, and other supporters. We felt that any time there is an organisation that is anti-LGBTQ and has efforts to infringe upon their rights, we thought it was important to make sure that we were standing up for our community at that time.

https://twitter.com/TraversWDSU/status/1182375060335521792

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Once Corbett told the CFPF of his decision, they made sure another restaurant would provide the lunch instead. Tony Fay, a spokesman for the CFPF, said that they were just “glad the teachers will have a good lunch tomorrow.”

A representative for the popular fast food outlet told Fox News that they are “focused on food and hospitality” – they have no “political or social agenda,” and prioritise “providing a welcoming and respectful environment for our guests.”

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