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The story behind the pump: Louisiana students tour offshore drilling rig!
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The tour guide leads CFACT students on the rig prior to heading inside the living quarters. We all take our energy for granted. Heating our homes, filling up the tank, plugging in our phone; too often we forget what it takes to enjoy such incredible comforts and necessities. CFACT at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette (ULL), toured an authentic offshore oil rig that has been retired from service to get...
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FRACK the Paris Climate Deal at the March For Science!
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The Left tries to paint everyone who does not agree with their radical environmental agenda as "science deniers" or "religious fanatics." So-called "scientists" at the March For Science display a Trump dummy dressed as Hannibal Lecter from the horror movie "Silence of the Lambs" on the National Mall But from what CFACT saw at the March For Science in Washington D.C., it is the "green" activists who rely on faith...
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Northern VA student submits testimony against proposed Virginia Cap & Trade scheme
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The State of Virginia is getting ready to follow the liberal Mecca of California down the dark, misguided path of a carbon trading scheme. One local student however, David Bucarey, a freshman Psychology major at Northern Virginia Community College, wanted to make his opposition to this proposed regulation known. NOVA freshman David Bucarey (center) David submitted formal comments to the VA Department of Environmental Quality during their comment period on...
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California State Univeristy: Students “Make America Beautiful Again” by cleaning up a park
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California State CFACT putting environmental stewardship into action! Students at the California State University decided to practice what they preach and put environmental stewardship into action by holding a park clean up. Many times the left tries to claim ownership of any type of environmental good and make it their issue. However, in between all of the banter and protest how much cleaning and stewarding of the environment do they...
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Climate Debate at Florida International University Dares To Have Both Sides Present
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People gather to hear the climate debate. In an age where nearly all universities teach Al Gore's gospel of climate change as sacred dogma, it is a relief to see one university go against the tide and  debate the models and statistics  of climate change . Florida International University  in Miami held  the debate between local climate activist Greg Hamra from  the alarmist astro turf group Citizens Climate Lobby and ...
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Let us tell you about David Rothbard
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From the CFACT Family: Let us tell you about David Rothbard. It is up to each of us to live honorably, kindly, and make a difference where we can. CFACT President David Rothbard was a champion. On Friday, David died. At home. Surrounded by those he loved. At 50 years he was too young, yet the life he lived was filled to overflowing. He leaves his wife Kelly and daughters...
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University of Georgia: Liberty abounds as students hold free speech tabling event!
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Students at the University of Georgia decided to put liberty into action buy holding a free speech wall event on campus. The event was done to combat the hostile environment toward conservative viewpoints on college campuses in regards to speakers, students, and organizations. "By highlighting the first amendment on campus and allowing students to voice their concerns on a variety of issues we are able to combat censorship as well...
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Shoot & Scoop at the Ohio State University!
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OSU Collegians clean up their shells left behind after taking turns at the range. CFACT at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio went to Black Wing Shooting Center to have an afternoon of skeet shooting, stewardship, and dialogue about the mission of CFACT to kick off the newly formed chapter. The afternoon could not have gone any better, as more kids expressed interest than originally planned, the weather was...
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Ben Shapiro at UMN: CFACT & free speech prevail over protesters, liberal campus administration
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Shapiro addresses the packed crowd of more than 400 attendees. A talk hosted by CFACT at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with renowned conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro overcame multiple attempts by the liberal campus administration to derail the event. The Ben Shapiro event was a packed house as 400 plus students fought the cold and dozens of obnoxious protesters to come hear Ben Shapiro drop truth bombs about...
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CPAC 2018: Revealing the “Dark Side” of so-called “green” energy
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CFACT attends a live taping of "Hannity" at CPAC 2018 with hundreds in attendance. Will you choose the "dark side" or the "light?"  That's what CFACT asked attendees and college students at CPAC 2018, where CFACT used Star Wars analogies to stage a light saber duel between the evil Dark Side, "Green Energy" Darth Vader and the good Light Side, "Reliable Energy" Jedi. "We thought this would get the point across...
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Free Markets: Aaron Solem discusses the ‘right to work’ at U of Minnesota
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Aaron Solem discusses his efforts fighting for the freedom of workers against union controls. Aaron Solem is a former president of CFACT at UMN, Twin Cities who has gone on to become a lawyer for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation. He spoke to the current CFACT students at UMN about the importance of free markets, and how CFACT can benefit your career going forward. In addition to his...
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Hunting & 2nd Amendment Discussion w/Shaneen Allen at Northeastern U
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Shaneen Allen pictured here with her two children. Photo from National Review. Collegians at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts hosted a discussion from Shaneen Allen, an outspoken Second Amendment advocate, Tyler Yzaguirre from the Second Amendment Institute, and Dick Heller, the focal point of the landmark Heller Supreme Court case, to discuss the importance of protecting gun rights in America, and the role this plays in protecting hunting, conservation, and...
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CFACT at The University Nevada Reno Organizes Holiday Litter Pick Up!
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CFACT students pick up litter!  With Christmas and the holidays around the corner students at the University of Nevada Reno decided to give back and help clean up a green space near their university. The event was organized by chapter president Patrick Shields who stated, "Being a good steward of nature means walking the walk and talking the talk. By picking this space up we are sending a message to...
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CFACT Tours Fracking Rigs in NW Pennsylvania: Will Government Shut Them Down?
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When one thinks of "gas companies," or "fracking," one may think of massive oil drilling facilities off the coast, or large and powerful corporations. CFACT staff poses in front of the first fracking well site of the tour. But when CFACT visited fracking companies at the Allegheny National Forest in Northwest Pennsylvania, a very different picture was presented. CFACT's senior staff and collegians directors met with family owned small businesses...
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CFACT hears from Pruitt, Lee, & Inhofe at TPPF Energy & Climate Policy Summit in DC
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt discusses his vision for an EPA that pursues science, not agendas. It was a jam packed day at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's energy summit in Washington D.C. this past week. "At the Crossroads: Energy & Climate Policy Summit," was co-hosted by the Heritage Foundation and featured an incredible lineup of representatives, administration officials, and scientists. CFACT staff got the opportunity to hear from EPA Administrator...
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