(The Christian Post) Pittsburgh school board and city council members are pressuring the Pittsburgh Marathon to disallow Chick-fil-A from being the main sponsor for an upcoming children’s marathon race in May. According to a proposed resolution due before the Pittsburgh Public Schools board, district employees and schools would be banned from participating in “an official capacity” in the one-mile Kids Marathon unless event

organizers scrap the fast food chain’s sponsorship, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The children’s race is held the day before the actual Pittsburgh marathon. “They have several beliefs, which they’ve expressed officially, largely through religious basis, that are quite discriminatory and are quite inconsistent with the district’s policies regarding discrimination on the basis of gender, race, etc.,” Ira Weiss, the school solicitor, said of the famous chicken sandwich company. READ MORE