What Is NYU Going to Do?

by George Leef

The furor over Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy’s opposition to same-sex marriage has now reached at least one college campus. As Hans Bader writes in a Minding the Campus essay, NYC’s city-council speaker wants New York University to stop leasing space to Chick-fil-A so that the Big Apple might become free of the horrible taint of that restaurant chain.

As Bader shows, the university has sound legal grounds for telling the city to fuhgeddaboudit – but will officials want to get on the bad side of city bigwigs?