High School Declines Free Chick-fil-A, Accuses Company of Anti-LGBTQ 'Views'

The principal of a New Orleans high school said his staffers have no desire to have free Chick-fil-A. The reason the administrators turned down the free lunch for his teachers was because of the company's "views" toward the LGBTQ community.

Lusher High School principal Steven Corbett said that he recently turned down a free lunch from Chick-fil-A, which was provided by the College Football Playoff Foundation. He explained that the views of the chicken company is not in line with those of the school.

"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," Corbett told WWL-TV. "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.”

"Anytime an organization is anti-LGBTQ, and has efforts to infringe upon their rights, we thought it was important to support and stand up for their community at this time," the principal said to WDSU.

Chick-fil-A has since replied with a statement on the issue:

“We are a restaurant company focused on food and hospitality and have no political or social agenda. Our priority is on providing a welcoming and respectful environment for our guests and Team Members," the rep said.

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No one in their right mind would turn down the Lord's chicken. Chick-fil-A is an incredibly ran company that refuses to back down from their Christian values.