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Connecticut: High School Athletes File Federal Complaint Over ‘Transgender Women’ Participation in Female Sports Competitions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/19/2019 at 3:00pm
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Back in February, I wrote about two transgender sprinters who placed first and second in the Girls Indoor Track Championship held in Connecticut.  As I noted at the time, the same two transgender athletes had won the top spots the year before, as well.

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Campus of Closed College in Connecticut to be Sold at Auction

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Lincoln College of New England closed last year and now the campus is up for sale. Developers must love opportunities like this because there’s already so much infrastructure on the property.

From the Associated Press via WTNH News:

Shuttered college campus in Connecticut to be auctioned

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New Debt-Free College Program in Connecticut Dubbed an ‘Investment’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 8:00am 6/5/2019 at 8:00am

Calling this an investment is a soft way of admitting someone has to pay for it, namely the taxpayers of Connecticut.

The Middletown Press reports:

Connecticut’s debt-free college program called an investment

The debt-free community college program that is part of the new state budget being acted on Tuesday will cost up to $8.1...

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White Nationalist Indicted for Allegedly Threatening to Kill Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 5:17pm 5/13/2019 at 5:17pm

Gary Gravelle of Connecticut was indicted last week for allegedly “threatening to kill, injure and intimidate people and explode property in Connecticut and elsewhere.”

Gravelle, “identified as a member of the white separate organization American Knights of Anarchy, or AKA,” reports the New Haven Register. In his powder-filled letter to Trump, Gravelle...

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Students at Trinity College Protest Pro-Western Civilization ‘Churchill Club’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/3/2019 at 12:00pm

When the subject of Western Civilization is a triggering subject which must be protested, it’s time to shut it all down. This is insane.

The College Fix reports:

Protests, racial unrest engulf Trinity College over students’ pro-Western Civ Churchill Club

Racial unrest. Protests. Accusations. Name-calling. Threats.

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Trinity College Prof Tweets ‘Whiteness is Terrorism’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 8:00am 4/25/2019 at 8:00am

It sounds like this professor needs a social media intervention. How embarrassing for the college.

The Hartford Courant reports:

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University of Hartford Student Accused of Stabbing Classmates During Acting Exercise

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00pm 4/2/2019 at 7:00pm
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A University of Hartford student named Jake Wascher was acting out a scene from a movie when he allegedly stabbed two classmates. He fled the scene, but was arrested later and now faces criminal charges.

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Yale is First School to Rescind Student’s Admission Following Admissions Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00pm 3/27/2019 at 7:00pm
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Fallout continues to happen after the exposure of a national college admissions scandal. On Monday, twelve defendants were arraigned in federal court in Boston.

Now Yale has rescinded the admission of a student allegedly admitted under fraudulent circumstances.

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Former University Diversity Officer Accused of Giving Her Husband Fellowship Worth $50K

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:30am 3/16/2019 at 11:30am

This is a perfect example of why we don’t need countless new bureaucrats in higher education. It gets harder and harder to track corruption.

Campus Reform reports:

CORRUPT: Ex-diversity officer smacked with massive FINE after giving husb...

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Connecticut Supreme Court permits Sandy Hook victims to sue Remington

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30pm 3/14/2019 at 4:30pm
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The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that the victims and their families of the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 could sue the manufacturer of the gun used under Connecticut law, notwithstanding that the shooter Adam Lanza didn’t purchase the gun (he stole it from his mother) and manufacturers are broadly...

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Trump Grants Terminally Ill Man’s Wish With a Phone Call

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 3/6/2019 at 12:00pm
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Jay Barrett from West Haven, CT, is terminally ill with cystic fibrosis. All he wanted before he dies was a phone call from President Donald Trump. His sister Bridgette Hoskie made sure that happened. From Fox News:

The efforts paid off Tuesday night when Barrett received a surprise call from Trump. According...

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Prof Fired for Giving Nazi Salute Over Dispute With Colleague During Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 10:00am 1/28/2019 at 10:00am

What was this professor thinking, and more importantly, what did he think was going to happen after he did this?

The Daily Caller reports:

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Horror: Almost 100 People Overdose in Connecticut Park Near Yale

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00am 8/17/2018 at 7:00am
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A nightmarish scene unfolded at New Haven Green this week, a park located near Yale University. Throughout the course of the day on Thursday, emergency officials responded to dozens of cases of drug overdoses. A synthetic form of marijuana is believed to be the cause. The actual number of people afflicted...

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Connecticut, Massachusetts Shelve Assisted Suicide Bills

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/1/2018 at 5:30pm

Despite heavy lobbying by “right to die” groups, Massachusetts and Connecticut have decided not to pursue assisted suicide legislation.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

Two of the most liberal states in the country killed off legislation that would have legalized assisted suicide.

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Democrat governors planning lawsuit to block GOP’s tax overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall the California legislature’s attempt to create a special government fund as a “charity” for taxpayer donations to mitigate the loss of state and local tax (SALT) deductions in the recently passed GOP tax plans.

The politicians must have realized the approach was full of fail, so now...

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Blue States Exploring Ways Around New Tax Law

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/7/2018 at 4:00pm
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When President Trump signed the tax bill into law, Democrats, particularly in blue states with high state income taxes, wailed.  The Nation declared...

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Connecticut Bans Civil Forfeiture Without Criminal Conviction

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/12/2017 at 1:00pm
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Civil forfeiture remains a controversial issue in America since it’s “a process by which the government can take and sell your property without ever convicting, or even charging, you with a crime.” The procedures are civil, which me...

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