University of Lousville's president and provost have decided not to eat at Chik-fil-A restaurants and called the company's statements opposing gay marriage "offensive and unnecessary."

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported the university has not made any decisions about an online petition to remove the restaurant from the university's Student Activities Center.

A statement sent Friday to the university's Office for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Services said university president Jim Ramsey and provost Shirley Willihngamz "will not be eating at Chick-fil-A anytime soon."

The statement said the university has been supportive of the LGBT community and they were in talks with the food vendor service to get information about the contract with Chick-fil-A.

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