Chic-Fil-A http://wfpl.org en UofL President, Provost Not Eating At Chick-Fil-A “Anytime Soon” http://wfpl.org/post/uofl-president-provost-not-eating-chick-fil-anytime-soon <p>Joining the firestorm, University of Louisville President James Ramsey and Provost Shirley Willinganz are pledging to not eat at Chick-Fil-A as a result of the fast food restaurant&rsquo;s stance against same-sex marriage.</p><p>Last week, Chick-fil-A President Dan <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0727/Chick-fil-A-dilemma-Uphold-principles-or-just-sell-chicken-video">Cathy ignited a fierce debate</a> when he said his company proudly supports the biblical definition of marriage as between one man and one woman.</p><p>&quot;I think we are inviting God&#39;s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, &#39;We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,&#39; and I pray God&#39;s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we have the audacity to try to redefine what marriage is about,&quot; <a href="http://www.goodasyou.org/good_as_you/2012/07/audio-chickfila-president-coo-dan-cathy-says-arrogant-same-sex-marriage-shaking-fist-at-god-invites-god-judgment.html" target="_hplink">Cathy said</a> in a radio interview.</p><p>In response a U of L <a href="http://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-louisville-food-services-please-remove-chick-fil-a-from-the-sac">student launched an online petition that has gotten over 1,000 signatures</a> calling on university officials to shut down the restaurant&rsquo;s new campus location.</p><p>U of L spokesman Mark Hebert says the university is not officially boycotting the restaurant, but that Ramsey an Willinganz have made a personal decision to not patronize Chick-Fil-A anytime soon.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:12:12 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1150 at http://wfpl.org UofL President, Provost Not Eating At Chick-Fil-A “Anytime Soon”