College to hold vote on banning Chick-fil-A from campus

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Student Union Board (SUB) will vote on a resolution this Wednesday afternoon which will decide whether popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A will be allowed to remain in the student union building.

 The UNM Student Union Board is comprised of faculty, students, alumni, and administrators and is charged with determining which vendors are allowed to operate in the UNM student union.

The vote was scheduled after the student government organization, the Associated Students of UNM, passed aresolution last Wednesday which recommended removing Chick-fil-A from the student union due to the “company’s divisive history of contributions.”

Dan Cathy, the president of Chick-fil-A, has made statements in support of traditional marriage and donated to pro-traditional marriage organizations through the company’s charitable wing.



  1. fsm-47 says:

    A UNM degree is the equivalence of a Texas High School diploma.

  2. My colleague, Liberty Speaks, is local to NM and broke this on our blog this afternoon…

  3. Roger Mitchell says:

    I hope the company stands its ground I don’t think closing one little campus outlet will kill them just put someone out of work , That seems the be the national trend anyways no jobs.. I’m so sick of this look at me I need special attention I’m a Homosexual all of this crap makes me sick hey if you are fine just keep it private and out of my face . I don’t care I don’t want to hear about someones sex life not matter how weird Just be all you can be and take it out of my face.. Cigarette smokers do not have any rights .I never really wasa huge fan of Chick-fil-A until last yr and now I try to go tere once a week or send someone there .. GO Chick-fil-A GO !!!!!!!

  4. john says:

    Haha a texas diploma is worth just about as much as a certification of completiuon of a summer church program??!!