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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‚Äôs 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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CPAC 2019: What does American Energy Dominance mean to you?
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Students flock to CFACT's table discussing energy and free market environmentalism! CFACT's student leaders were out in force for CPAC 2019, the largest gathering of young conservatives of the year near Washington D.C. CFACT brought its message of free market, all-of-the-above energy development by inviting students to answer the question of "What does American Energy Dominance mean to you?" on a giant banner in the exhibit hall. "The banner question...
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CFACT delivers testimony in favor of ANWR development
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Officials deliver opening remarks as the hearing begins. By Adam Houser On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, I delivered public testimony on behalf of CFACT in support of proposed rules that would open up ANWR (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) to oil and gas development. The public hearing was held by the Bureau of Land Management and the Department of the Interior. Specifically, the hearing was accepting comments on a draft...
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Pro-hunting recruitment at George Mason!
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Students attending the CFACT club meeting after recruiting on campus pose with the CFACT banner. Earlier this school year, students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA recruited on campus with a pro-hunting, pro-conservation message. To attract onlooking students, CFACT at the University brought an inflatable deer for supportive college students to sign in support of hunting. "A lot of students enthusiastically came over to sign the deer and get...
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Ohio State hosts in depth discussion on nuclear energy
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CFACT club members pose after their meeting discussing nuclear energy! Collegians at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio held meetings of the official CFACT club on campus to discuss the energy issues facing the nation and the world. At the top of the list of discussion was nuclear power. "Nuclear should be the uniting force of those on the right and the left," said CFACT President Kenny Horsley. "It...
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