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Conservative Student Attacked at Charlottesville Vigil in Syracuse for Wearing YAF Cap

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 7:00am 8/16/2017 at 7:00am
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Let’s play a game. Pretend that a conservative white student approached a liberal black student at an event and said “You’re not welcome here.” What do you think would happen?

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Study Finds Conservative Students Fear Backlash for Talking Politics

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:30am 8/10/2017 at 10:30am

Given what we’ve seen unfolding on college campuses in recent years, can anyone blame conservative students for being afraid to speak out?

PJ Media reports:

Conservative Students Fear Intense Backlash for Talking Politics, Study Finds

Conservative students fear the most backlash for sharing their political views, according to a new study conducted by Heterodox...

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Conservative UNC-Wilmington Prof expertly trolls colleagues with “resignation” letter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/5/2017 at 4:30pm

Mike Adams is a professor in the criminal justice program at UNC-Wilmington with a fascinating political background.

According to his columnist bio at Townhall:

Upon getting his doctorate in 1993, Mike...

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Princeton University to Offer Course on Foundations of Conservatism

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This is encouraging news. It also serves as a reminder of how few schools offer such courses.

The College Fix reports:

Princeton to offer class on ‘Intellectual Foundations of Modern Conservatism’

One Princeton University professor, concerned over the deep dearth of opportunities for students at the Ivy League institution to explore the principles underpinning...

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Mike Pence to Address Conference of Conservative College Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:30am 7/20/2017 at 10:30am
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Vice President Pence is going to deliver a speech at the Young America’s Foundation conference. He’ll be a hit with this crowd for sure.

From the YAF blog:

Vice President Mike Pence to Address YAF’s National Conservative Student Conference

Young America’s Foundation (YAF) is pleased to announce that Vice President Mike Pence will address...

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Southern Poverty Law Center “extremist” lists used “to silence speech and speakers”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 6/28/2017 at 7:30pm

Politico magazine has a very detailed article on the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), for which I was interviewed, Has a Civil Rights Stalwart Lost Its Way?.

The article, written by Ben Schreckinger, addresses several aspects of the SPLC, including its massive accumulation of wealth seemingly beyond its needs. But much of the...

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Conservative Australian Columnist Assaulted by Antifa – But He Fights Back Big League

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:30am 6/10/2017 at 7:30am
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The conservative Australian writer Andrew Bolt was in the news this week due to an incident which produced a viral video. In the footage, Bolt is attacked by two masked Antifa type thugs but hits them right back.

News AU reported:

Protesters get more than they bargain for when Andrew Bolt bashes back

CONTROVERSIAL...

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Conservative Student Flees Emerson College Over Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 10:30am 6/7/2017 at 10:30am
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This story is particularly depressing for me because I went to Emerson. I wasn’t very interested in politics back then but I don’t remember the school being anything like this.

The College Fix reports:

Conservative student flees small Boston college after year of harassment

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Harvard Law School’s Choice for New Dean Draws Praise From Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 9:20am 6/4/2017 at 9:20am
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It’s not every day that an academic appointment gets praise from conservatives so this is noteworthy.

The Daily Caller reports:

Conservatives Dig The New Harvard Law School Dean

Harvard Law School named professor John Manning as its new dean Tuesday, soliciting praise from conservative...

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Conference at Yale Compares Conservatives to KKK and Nazis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 12:30pm 5/7/2017 at 12:30pm
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This is a straight up denial of reality. It’s not conservatives who are running around in black shirts stomping on the rights of others and starting fires on campuses to silence free speech.

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Conservative Grad Student at U. Miami Wants to Make Campus Great Again

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You have to give this young woman some credit. It takes guts to be such a vocal Trump supporter in this environment.

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Harvard Publishes List of ‘Fake News’ Sites, Targets Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8:00am 3/12/2017 at 8:00am
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Legal Insurrection isn’t on the list but many other good sites such as the Washington Examiner were unfairly cited.

From Campus Reform:

Harvard pushes list calling conservative websites ‘fake news’

Harvard University recently created a research guide on “fake news” that identifies dozens of respectable conservative websites as “unreliable” or simply “fake” while rating...

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For conservatives at Cornell University, high price for free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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The other day I came up with a line I’m pretty happy with.

During an interview with Bill Whittle on NRA TV, I pointed out that I am “The One” at Cornell Law School, where I teach.

Here’s the excerpt:
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Conservative speaker event forced into hiding at Cornell

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It’s not popular to be politically conservative at Cornell University, where I teach at the law school.

A recent study by The Cornell Sun student newspaper documented that 97% of faculty donations at Cornell Univ. went to Democrats, while an analysis by The College Fix showed that eleven departments at...

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Survey Says Yale ‘Deeply Unwelcoming’ to Conservative Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 28, 2016 at 11:30am 10/28/2016 at 11:30am
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Based on what we’ve seen in recent years, it’s probably safe to say conservative students are unwelcome on many college campuses but it’s worth noting documentations of this perceived bias.

A new survey about student life at Yale confirms what we already knew.

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Will Hillary’s Negatives Stop #NeverTrump?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 8:30am 5/31/2016 at 8:30am

Now that Donald Trump has acquired the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination, he still has another hurdle to clear. Some conservatives are still saying #NeverTrump and Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard is still pushing for another candidate.

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IRS Employee Explains Why Conservative Groups Were Targeted

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/24/2016 at 2:30pm

Cleta Mitchell is a conservative activist who has been very vocal about the IRS scandal which involved the targeting of conservative Tea Party groups in the run-up to the 2012 election.

She recently appeared on C-Span and an alleged IRS employee called into the show and explained to her that he would...

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