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CFACT hosts Dr. Carol Swain for discussion at University of Central Florida
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"You are the conservatives who are bold, you're not ashamed of your conservatism, and you're willing to pay the price. The price is sometimes to be marginalized, called names, to be bullied, and be shamed. But the mere fact that you are standing strong as conservatives, tells me that you have values. You have core values..." Dr. Carol Swain talked to CFACT and Turning Point USA at the University of...
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CFACT Students organize hike at the beautiful Pokagon State Park!
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Hello CFACT Nation! At the beginning of the year, we promised our audience that we would launch a hard-hitting, nationally-geared field campaign dedicated to mobilizing college kids and fighting the environmentalist left in ways we never have before.   We’re CFACT. We deliver on our promises.  This past week, CFACT’s National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, trekked out to Angola, IN to hike in the Pokagon State Park with CFACT’s Driessen...
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UPitt Students host CFACT’s own Gabriella Hoffman!
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Your friends at CFACT have been busy in the fight to keep pressure on the Left on campus. Whether that be through events we have planned, activism events on-campus, off-campus activities such as hikes or litter clean-ups, or our voter education drives, CFACT is now and forever shall remain in the fight. One of the ways we keep pressure on the Libs on campus is by hosting speakers that rival...
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George Mason students organize hike to escape covid restrictions
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Northern Virginia, like much of the nation, still has severe restrictions in place on indoor gatherings over Covid-19. To relieve some cabin fever, George Mason University students in Fairfax, VA organized a hike outdoors in nearby Burke Lake Park to get a breath of fresh air! Students walk along the trail on a crisp day. "It was a nice day, and this gave us a good opportunity to keep students...
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CFACT students submit comments opposing oil & gas leasing ban to Interior forum
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In Executive Order 14008, President Biden placed an indefinite moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters. This move will not just harm American jobs, but have a significant negative impact on America's environment and National Parks as well, say two CFACT student leaders. CFACT Driessen Fellows David Bucarey of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and Grace Cancelmo of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, participated...
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James O’Keefe speaks to UMTC Chapter!
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EXCELLENT NEWS, CFACTers! Monday night, CFACT’s chapter at the University of Minnesota (our largest chapter in the nation) hosted an EPIC panel of speakers consisting of CFACT’s National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, our National Finance Director, Christina Norman, and the one and only James O’Keefe! The event was moderated by CFACT’s University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Alumni President, Evan Smith. Knee opened the event by introducing CFACT’s mission statement to any...
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Pittsburgh students screen Climate Hustle, host balanced climate debate
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America's media, classrooms, and political discourse can all be very one-sided. Shakira Jackson, a student at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford and a CFACT Driessen Fellow, wanted to change that. That's why Jackson hosted a watch party of two climate change documentaries on each side of the issue in order to foster critical thinking and debate. 20 students tuned in to watch CFACT's Climate Hustle film, which presents a...
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Connecticut students host discussion on benefits of hunting
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Student Jose Herrada listens in as students discuss how hunting contributes to conservation. To foster a positive discussion of how to best protect the environment, students from the University of Hartford in Connecticut "set their sights" on a virtual roundtable event on the subject of hunting. "We had a great turnout of 17 students tuning in to learn how hunting contributes to conservation efforts," explained Kevin Shaffer, the event organizer...
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CFACT at CPAC: injecting facts into the environmental debate
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CFACT National Field Coordinator Bob Knee greeting a prospective activist This weekend, Orlando played host to the Conservative Political Action Conference. CPAC, as it is colloquially called, is a major opportunity for grassroots organizations such as CFACT. CPAC gives us the rare chance to connect with both donors and activists, as well as renew our connections with our friends at places like Turning Point USA, Young Americans for Liberty, and...
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Catholic U students screen “Climate Hustle” documentary
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While COVID restrictions continue to make it difficult for CFACT students to host in-person events, CFACT's Driessen Fellow at Catholic University in Washington DC, Joe Frederick, wasn't going to let that stop him from making a difference at his school. In order to counter the pseudoscience and misinformation surrounding climate change coming from the media and classrooms, Joe decided to host a virtual watch party of CFACT's groundbreaking documentary, Climate...
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CFACT students hike and clean up Burke Lake Park!
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To some students, the COVID pandemic seems like a time to take it easy.  Students from left: Jago, Sam, Shammelah, and Faven pose with litter they picked up as David takes a selfie. A lot of people have used the time to sit on the couch, watch Netflix and disengage, but not our CFACT students!  Just a short while ago, one of our Driessen fellows, David Bucarey from George Mason...
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Ahead of Senate runoffs, Collegians knock doors with facts in Georgia
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This week, "Georgia On My Mind" is true for everyone, as the Senate runoff elections are to be held in the Peach State. This will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. In light of the huge stakes this election has, CFACT Collegians jumped into action to knock doors and distribute educational literature on climate change and the Green New Deal. As a 501(c)(3) organization, CFACT is prohibited from engaging...
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Students & stars spin CFACT’s “Green New Wheel” at SAS 2020!
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As a sponsor of Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit (SAS) in West Palm Beach, FL, CFACT debuted the "Green New Wheel" table game, which "spun up" quite the buzz among students and celebrities alike. Christian movie star Kirk Cameron spins CFACT's "Green New Wheel" at SAS 2020! He won (but it took him several spins)! The Green New Wheel is an actual, spin-able wheel that CFACT developed to engage...
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CFACT National Field Coordinator speaks to UGA students about sustainable capitalism!
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As you all well know, CFACT has been busy promoting sustainable capitalism on college campuses as part of its 'Capitalism is Sustainable!' campaign. On October 13th, the show hit the road when CFACT's National Field Coordinator, Bob Knee, spoke to Turning Point USA's chapter at the University of Georgia. During the speech, Knee made a special point to emphasize the key points of the tour. He illustrated that capitalism is...
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Hartford students learn about the perils of the Green New Deal
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Students at the University of Hartford, CT, learned how the Green New Deal would devastate America's environment and economy through informative CFACT fact sheets this fall! Kevin Schaeffer hands out flyers to his dorm-mates on campus. Kevin Schaeffer, a CFACT Driessen Fellow and Hartford student, handed out climate and Green New Deal fact sheets to his fellow students, friends, and dorm-mates so that they can better understand these important subjects....
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