Stockton College to keep Chick-fil-A despite student protests

    The Chick-fil-A on the Richard Stockton College can stay, the school’s president has decided.

    President Herman J. Saatkamp has ruled that because the fast food franchise has stopped funding anti-gay groups, and because the national Campus Pride organization has stopped its own campaign against Chick-fil-A, the campus location will remain where it is.

    According to the Press of Atlantic City, the decision is the result of conversations with the Student Senate, Campus Pride and Chick-fil-A. The Student Senate voted last year to ask Stockton to remove the campus Chick-fil-A. Students there were part of national protests against the franchise’s funding of anti-gay groups.

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