‘They Are on Our Streets Every Day’: Texas Chick-Fil-A Takes a Very Public Stance That ‘Police Lives Matter’

One Chick-fil-A restaurant in Texas is taking a clear stand in support of local law enforcement with a T-shirt bearing dual meanings.

Recent photos show patrons and employees at a Chick-Fil-A in The Woodlands, Texas, wearing T-shirts with the phrases “Go Blue or Go Home” and “Back the Blue” printed on them.

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Image via Chick-fil-A The Woodlands at College Park/Facebook

Chick-Fil-A restaurant manager Eli Advincula told TheBlaze the T-shirts had two meanings: To show support for their local high school football team, whose colors are blue and green, and to support law enforcement officers.

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Image via Chick-fil-A The Woodlands at College Park/Facebook

Advincula said that the restaurant wanted to “show our support for police” because “they are out on our streets every day.” He added that his Chick-Fil-A location wanted to support the law enforcement community because of all that has been happening recently.

The response from the community to the Texas Chick-Fil-A’s T-shirts has been very positive:

Thank you for standing up for our LEOs in today’s hostile environment!!! We salute you!!! #LESMA

Posted by Amanda Roshell Hall Miller on Friday, October 9, 2015

Thank you for supporting law enforcement! I love the shirts. Chick-fil-a is one of the only places I feel comfortable eating at when I’m on duty. Awesome company with awesome values!

Posted by Chris Proctor on Saturday, October 10, 2015

Thank you so much for showing support for all of our LEO’s! It is awesome to see a business that embraces the good of our LEO’s # LESMA.

Posted by Julie A. Mosbacher on Saturday, October 10, 2015

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