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Collegians talk shop with Dept. of Interior Officials
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CFACT Staff and interns listen as DOI officials explain the problems with land management under the current federal organization structure. While other organizations talk a big game about trying to make a difference, CFACT actually steps up and makes meaningful progress towards impacting public policy and our political discourse. In that vein, CFACT Collegians staff and interns met with officials within the Department of the Interior (DOI) to discuss the...
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After America First Energy Conference, Collegians ready to bring facts to campus
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CFACT Collegians attendees meet with Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) after his address on energy production. Less government, more freedom. That was the message proclaimed at the Heartland Institute's America First Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. CFACT hosted an expert panel on radical greens' funding, and also organized student attendees from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette (ULL), and Tulane University. "I learned a lot about the benefits of fossil fuels...
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Gators & Liberty: Air Boat Tour on the Louisiana Bayou!
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Air boat passengers look at the trees overhanging the narrow waterways of the back channels on the bayou. CFACT believes that the environment benefits most when human progress and liberty are allowed to thrive. There is no other place that this concept is better illustrated than the bayous of Southern Louisiana. CFACT students from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette toured the bayous near Lafitte, Louisiana, located about 30 minutes south...
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How Prosperity Saves the Planet – CFACT at YALCON 2018!
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CFACT Interns pose with their activism signs and costumes as they reach out to event attendees about Paul Driessen's speech. What if prosperity through free market capitalism actually helped save the Earth, rather than destroy it? That's the question that CFACT posed to the hundreds of students attending the Young Americans for Liberty national conference in Reston Virginia. With dynamic and unique "CFACT-style" activism, CFACT's collegians helped spread the word...
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CFACT Interns tour DC National Zoo, discuss species management
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In July of 2015, international outrage was sparked when "Cecil" the lion was killed by a hunter in Africa. Celebrities shrieked against hunting, trophy hunting bans were considered across the world, and a website dedicated to the lion's honor was even put up. CFACT Interns and other zoo attendees watch as a Giant Panda has bamboo lunch. But this outrage has done little to contribute to actual conservation efforts. Similarly,...
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CFACT leadership meeting at the Ohio State University
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Driessen Fellow Abby Draiss leads a presentation on CFACT's values to student attendees. About 20 students attended a CFACT meeting at the Ohio State University at the end of the 2018 spring semester to continue to increase awareness and interest in CFACT as well as identify students looking to take on leadership positions in the club. "This was a great step towards getting the CFACT chapter on campus officially recognized...
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CFACT brings balanced environmental message to over 250 public school students
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"I'm here to tell you that you don't need to worry about the polar bears! They're doing fine-in fact they're at their highest numbers ever." Houser discusses the three trees of CFACT philosophy: Prosperity, Liberty, and Nature. That was just part of the message that Adam Houser of CFACT shared with over 250 students at career day at Mary B. Neal Elementary in Waldorf, Maryland. "I was invited to speak...
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CFACT at U of Nevada, Reno holds free market strategy meeting
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CFACT and the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at the University of Nevada, Reno held a strategy meeting to discuss how best to bring the fight for liberty and free markets to campus going forward. Students pose during the strategy meeting held on campus. "I think between CFACT and YAL we could combine to do something awesome," explained Patrick Shields, a junior and CFACT president at the University. "These...
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Beacon Hill’s David Tuerck speaks against subsidies at Northeastern U
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CFACT at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts invited David Tuerck, founder of the free market Beacon Hill Institute and economics professor at Suffolk University to discuss relevant Massachusetts environmental issues. He primarily discussed subsidies for electric cars, which the State of Massachusetts has gone "all-in" on. "Massachusetts subsidies electric cars, and what we found was 80% of these subsidies go to the richest people in the state," Tuerck explained. "Driving...
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Vanderbilt students eloquently defend fracking
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Despite much of America's college-aged population buying into leftist talking points, especially on energy and the environment, students at Vanderbilt University showed incredible support for fossil fuels and fracking in a video CFACT made on campus.  Fracking, otherwise known as "hydraulic fracturing" is a process of retrieving natural gas and oil from shale under the Earth's surface, and has been the driver of the natural gas and energy revolution in...
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CFACT brings facts on fracking and energy to Ohio State
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Houser discusses free market solutions to environmental problems before delving into fracking Conservatives on campus face never ending waves of misinformation when it comes to issues like fracking, climate change, and the environment. CFACT's National Director of Collegians, Adam Houser, spoke to the College Republicans at the Ohio State University earlier this year on how to arm themselves against these leftist talking points. "What have you heard about why fracking...
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Seventy Libertarian Collegian Leaders Across Six States Sign Anti Carbon Tax Pledge!
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YAL Spring Summit Conference Booklet! CFACT Southern Regional Director Graham Beduze was proud to represent CFACT at the Young Americans for Liberty spring summit in Houston, Texas in April as well as unveil CFACT's latest campaign called "Just Say No To Carbon Taxes!"  The summit was a meet up of collegiate liberty minded students affiliated with the organization Young Americans for Liberty and featured various venders, speakers, and over 200...
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Save the Birds outreach at U of Pittsburgh!
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It is estimated that 100 million birds die each year from flying into windows in America. The University of Pittsburgh, surrounded by tall buildings and structures with windows, seemed like an ideal school to show off free market solutions to this environmental problem. While not a guaranteed solution, bird decals placed on a window could prevent birds from flying into them. When the sun shines on the decal, it shines like a...
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Video: Climate marchers embrace hypocrisy at March For Science
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The political left repeatedly criticizes those who disagree with their agenda as "science deniers." But real science embraces opposing views to advance science forward instead of silencing any who dare to disagree. CFACT and Eyasu Yirdaw, a senior at George Mason University in Virginia, asked protestors at the March for Science in Washington DC if they thought opposing views were important to science. While the marchers were more than happy...
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Gabriella Hoffman at WVU: Hunting is Conservation
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"Without hunters, conservation wouldn't exist. That's a simple fact." Attendees of Hoffman's talk pose with the speaker after the question period. That's the message that hunting advocate and journalist Gabriella Hoffman brought to students at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. While the political Left and radical greens claim they are the champions of conservation, what they really mean is cutting off humanity from any meaningful interaction with wildlife at...
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