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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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CFACT discusses liberty & property rights in FreedomWorks interview
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By Adam Houser On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, I was invited to speak with Peter Vicenzi of FreedomWorks on their Facebook live stream, with approximately 12,000 viewers as of writing this. We talked about a number of subjects, including CFACT's recent efforts and our message that humanity is a net positive for the planet, not a problem to manage. CFACT's Adam Houser (left) talks with FreedomWorks's Peter Vicenzi (right) You...
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CFACT at LibertyCon: freedom is key to protect humanity, planet
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CFACT President Craig Rucker talks human potential and free market environmentalism to attendees. The potential of humanity through economic freedom and technology is limitless. That is the message CFACT brought to LibertyCon in Washington, D.C., one of the nation's largest gatherings of liberty loving young people, run by Students For Liberty. Through an impactful presentation from CFACT president Craig Rucker, eye-catching activism, and meaningful one-on-one conversations, CFACT's leaders helped drive...
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CFACT Makes Waves At Turning Point USA Conference in West Palm Beach, Florida!
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CFACT Student Austin Lanclos from Louisiana poses in front of CFACT's booth. While the rest of the country was bundled up making snowmen CFACT Collegians put on sunscreen and flip flops and delivered our message of American energy dominance and free market environmentalism to sunny West Palm Beach, Florida at the Turning Point USA SAS Conference. CFACT Associate Director Graham Beduze poses in front of event sign. Packed to the...
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After CFACT “Eco Summit,” students fired up to bring facts to campus
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CFACT President Craig Rucker discusses how CFACT views humanity as a source of limitless potential to solving environmental problems. CFACT's top student activists from around the nation eagerly flocked to Port Charlotte, Florida for the annual "Eco Summit" student retreat over their winter break. While the Collegians gathered to escape the cold winter for a few days in the "Sunshine State," they returned fired up and ready to shed light...
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Becker College in Massachusetts screens “Not Evil Just Wrong”
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Event attendees discuss the issues addressed in the film. With the midterm elections just recently behind us, environmental issues are once again front and center. For example, the newly elected Democratic leadership in the House wants to resurrect a special committee on climate change to hammer the Trump administration's reforms. In light of this, Collegians at Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts scheduled a screening and discussion of the documentary Not...
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