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CFACT speaks at event featuring Mike Pence by Leadership Institute
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Vice President Mike Pence poses with some of the young conservatives attending his address. Photo: Lwrn Tikva By Adam Houser, CFACT National Director of Collegians I address the crowd of young conservative activists prior to the vice president sitting down for his interview. It was my pleasure to represent CFACT at a discussion between Vice President Mike Pence and Morton Blackwell, founder and president of the Leadership Institute. Prior to...
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CFACT highlights youth outreach at Heartland’s DC Climate Conference!
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From left: CFACT Collegians Isabella Veru, Moises Davidson, and Peter Darko pose in front of CFACT's outreach table at the International Conference on Climate Change. CFACT President Craig Rucker addresses the over 300 attendees to discuss CFACT's new documentary, "Climate Hustle 2, Rise of the Monarchy" As Democratic candidates for president clamor for a so-called "climate debate", CFACT cosponsored the Heartland Institute's 13th annual International Conference on Climate Change in...
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Collegians of Hartford, CT tour Long Island Sound at conservation meeting
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The Long Island Sound is famous for its beautiful views and the swanky homes that populate its shores. Attendees look at a map of the Long Island Sound to better discuss the environmental issues facing the region. But what is less known about the body of water in between Connecticut and Long Island is that it is facing some very serious environmental problems. Kevin Schaeffer, CFACT's Driessen Fellow at the...
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George Mason University attends EPA Affordable Clean Energy signing
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By Adam Houser On Wednesday, June 19, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the Affordable Clean Energy plan, also known as “ACE.” ACE is the replacement to Obama’s Clean Power Plan. CFACT's George Mason student leader David Bucarey poses with Congressman Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania. Along with several members of Congress and dozens of energy workers, CFACT’s student leader at George Mason University, David Bucarey, was there at EPA headquarters to...
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Cows vs the Green New Deal at Vanderbilt University!
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A student votes in CFACT's Green New Deal poll in front of Rand Hall on campus. CFACT activists at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN took to campus to ask students a question: "Cows? or the Green New Deal?" While the question may seem silly at first glance, it is designed to showcase the fallacy of one of the main tenets of the Green New Deal, which actually discussed the importance...
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Dinesh D’Souza talks freedom at U of Minnesota
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D'Souza addresses the crowd towards the beginning of his speech in Minneapolis. Renown for his ability to challenge leftist talking points with facts, CFACT at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, hosted filmmaker and author Dinesh D'Souza to discuss liberty, socialism, and free speech. The event was in partnership with Young America's Foundation and the student paper, the Minnesota Republic. D'Souza has produced many influential political films, such as "2016:...
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Free speech is rolling on the campus of UT Knoxville!
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CFACT teamed up with Young Americans for Liberty and the Leadership Institute to roll a giant free speech ball all over the campus of the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Students from all across campus started to turn heads and come check out the giant inflatable beach ball rolling down the quad. Many where excited to sign the ball and stand up for free speech on their campus, others decided to...
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George Mason student podcast discusses Green New Deal, CFACT
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George Mason University senior, Moises Davidson (left), poses in the recording studio with CFACT Director of Collegians Adam Houser (right). By Adam Houser According to a recent study by Axios, "America’s youngest voters are more worried about climate change, more supportive of big government and more likely to identify as Democrats than older generations." It makes CFACT's work on college campuses all the more important. That's why I enthusiastically agreed to join...
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WV College Republicans sign letter to President Trump supporting Commission on Climate Security
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The world is going to end in 12 years because of climate change. That's what Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senator Bernie Sanders, and media networks like CNN and MSNBC want you to believe. They also want you to believe that young people, especially college students, are completely sold on the idea that human CO2 emissions are going to kill us all, and socialism is the answer. CFACT's Adam Houser provides climate...
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Protesters fail to disrupt Jeff Sessions event hosted by CFACT Minnesota
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Cover photo: left Tiana Meador "Cops and the Klan go hand in hand!" That's what protesters chanted outside an event featuring former Attorney General and Senator Jeff Sessions at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMN). Protesters who managed to sneak inside the venue stand up interrupting Sessions' speech. They were later escorted out by security. Photo: Tiana Meador As the protesters shouted obscenities and participated in chants claiming all...
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Hunting is Conservation Panel at Ohio State
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Student leaders Kenny Horsley and Reese Brooks pose with panelists Gabriella Hoffman and Bruce Tague after a dynamic discussion. As a part of the Ohio State University's Time for Change week, which focuses on environmental issues and discussion, the CFACT chapter on campus held a "Hunting is Conservation" panel. The panel featured Gabriella Hoffman, hunting advocate and media expert, Bruce Tague, VP of Government Affairs for the Sportsmen's Alliance, and...
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Student Grace Cancelmo of Vanderbilt publishes thoughts on dams, hydro power
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Sophomore Grace Cancelmo of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, recently published her take on the future of dam building and hydro power at cfact.org. You can read the full article here. Her thoughts are also provided below. Grace is majoring in Economics and Earth & Environmental Science, and is passionate about liberty, the environment, and animals. CFACT is committed to providing student leaders across the nation the opportunity to have...
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Ashland University plays fracking facts “true or false?”
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Conner, a junior, signs up to learn more about fracking and CFACT. In response to unsubstantiated claims against fracking by various Ohio environmentalist groups, Collegians at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio decided to help inform their fellow students on the issue by playing a fracking "true or false" game. Students would answer a question, such as: "True or false: 'Obama's EPA found that fracking was not a threat to groundwater...
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OSU screens “Not Evil Just Wrong” documentary
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The 2020 presidential race has started, with different Democratic candidates declaring their intention to run every week. With each announcement comes more and more presidential candidates discussing climate change in their speeches. Student attendees watch the documentary as it discusses the fallacies of "cap and trade" systems to limit and offset carbon emissions. To help educate students on environmental issues in preparation for the campaign season, students at the Ohio...
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Cajun CFACT at University of Louisiana Holds Leadership Workshop!
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Attendees pose for picture after conference. Cajun CFACT at the University of Louisiana Lafayette teamed up with Young Americans for Liberty and Students for Liberty to host a student leadership workshop. The idea for the one day power conference was to equip students to get involved in their university and implement liberty minded principles in their student government and other organizations. Besides hearing from a wide range of student leaders...
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