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Young America’s Foundation Blasts Union College for Allegedly Helping Leftists Harass Conservative Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 10:00am 7/6/2020 at 10:00am

It was already difficult to be a conservative student on campus, but the coming year is probably going to be really tough.

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative group blasts college for allegedly helping leftists ‘harass’ students

A Young Americans for Freedom chapter at Union College was targeted after an Instagram post discussing the recent events...

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Happy 90th Birthday, Thomas Sowell

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyufeHJlodE
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 7:07pm 6/30/2020 at 7:07pm
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Today is Thomas Sowell’s 90th birthday, and I want to wish him a very happy one.

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UC-Irvine Law Apologizes for Highlighting Conservative Group After Students Call it ‘Racist’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 11:30am 6/28/2020 at 11:30am

The conservative group is the Federalist Society. This is a glimpse of what’s coming. The left wants to redefine reality to label all forms of conservatism as toxic and unacceptable.

Campus Reform reports:

University apologizes for highlighting conservative group after students insist it’s ‘racist,’ ‘sexist,’ ‘fascist’

A student group that seeks to “preserve freedom”...

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Liberal Media Sure Are Obsessed With Villifying #Parler As Alternative To Twitter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 7:30pm 6/27/2020 at 7:30pm

There have been many attempts to create a Twitter alternative, but in the wake of Twitter’s decision to censor a tweet by President Trump and its permanent bans on prominent right-leaning accounts like that of meme master CarpeDonktum, Parler is attracting users at a startling rate.

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Jewish Student at UMass Was Called a Nazi for Being a Conservative Trump Supporter

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2020 at 8:00am 6/22/2020 at 8:00am

This story is so outrageous. The student in question was allegedly targeted by members of the faculty as well as graduate students.

Ziva Dahl writes at the American Spectator:

University Targets Its Own Student for ‘White Supremacy’

Louis Shenker wouldn’t win a popularity contest on any progressive campus. He is Jewish, a conservative, an...

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Conservative Prof Claims Baptist Seminary Used Coronavirus Crisis as Excuse to Get Rid of Him

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 8:00am 5/27/2020 at 8:00am

Even if this is true, it would be very hard to prove, wouldn’t it?

The College Fix reports:

Conservative professor says Baptist seminary used COVID as an excuse to get rid of him

A seminary fired a professor for his repeated criticism of its leftward direction but used COVID-19 budget cuts as cover to...

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“There Are More Conservatives in Higher Education Than People Think”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 4:00pm 5/2/2020 at 4:00pm

If you’re a regular reader of Legal Insurrection, you know that we spend plenty of time documenting the politics of higher education. More often than not, we focus on the antics of the left because progressives dominate college campuses.

As a fun departure, I recently reached out to a Twitter friend named...

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Conservative Student Group Denied Recognition at Santa Barbara City College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 11:30am 4/18/2020 at 11:30am

You never hear of this happening to liberal student groups.

Campus Reform reports:

Another conservative student group denied recognition

Just before coronavirus began to force colleges across the country to close and move all classes online for the rest of the semester, the Santa Barbara City College Associated Student Government unanimously denied a charter...

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The ‘Eco-Right’ — Global Warming Fanaticism In A Conservative Wrapper

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 9:00pm 4/14/2020 at 9:00pm
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Few have heard of the “eco-Right” — so-called conservatives who support the Left’s global warming policie — but it’s arguably the biggest threat to the future of the conservative movement. These groups may call themselves “free market” environmentalists, but they preach the religion of manmade global warming with the same fervor...

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Young America’s Foundation Cancels Programs Through April Due to Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 9:30am 3/18/2020 at 9:30am

This is the way things are going all over. Things that don’t get canceled or postponed will become the exception.

Campus Reform reports:

Conservative group announces ‘difficult decision’ amid coronavirus fears

The conservative nonprofit Young America’s Foundation announced the cancellation of all of its events through April...

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Leftists at U. Maryland Protest LGBT Talk by Conservative: “Rhetoric That Gets Us Killed”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 8:00am 3/11/2020 at 8:00am

Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire is a conservative and a Catholic who takes his faith seriously. Reaction to his talk is a little over the top.

The College Fix reports:

Leftists protest conservative’s talk on LGBTQ issues: ‘rhetoric that gets us KILLED’

Activists at the University of Maryland are sounding an alarm of...

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Survey Finds One Percent of Faculty Members at Harvard Identify as Conservative

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 8:00am 3/5/2020 at 8:00am

These numbers seem to indicate a lack of intellectual diversity.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Harvard newspaper survey finds 1% of faculty members identify as conservative

A recent survey by the Harvard Crimson found that conservatives make up just over 1% of the school’s faculty.

Harvard University’s student newspaper published the survey results on Tuesday of...

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Student Govt. at Trinity U. Denies Funding for Conservative Group’s Invited Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 10:00am 2/25/2020 at 10:00am

As long as there is political bias like this on college campuses, taxpayers should not be expected to fund “free” college.

Campus Reform reports:

Student gov denies conservative group funding, citing ‘values’ difference

The Trinity University Student Government Association has again denied funding for a Young Conservatives of Texas speaker event.

The Trinity YCT requested...

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Survey Finds Students at UNC Chapel Hill Want to Hear More Conservative Speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:30am 2/24/2020 at 10:30am

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. There’s a simple way to find out if this is accurate.

The College Fix reports:

Even liberal students want to hear more conservative speakers at UNC, survey finds

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill students across the political spectrum want to hear more conservative speakers on the left-dominated campus.

That’s...

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College Student Claims She Received Threats After Winning Recognition for Conservative Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00am 12/27/2019 at 11:00am

Why should conservative American taxpayers fund higher education when things like this are so common?

Campus Reform reports:

Student says she faces doxxing threats after winning battle for TPUSA approval

The leader of a campus conservative group says she is facing threats of doxxing and physical harm after finally achieving official status for her...

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FIRE Calls Out University of Scranton for Reportedly Discriminating Against Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 11:30am 12/22/2019 at 11:30am

This almost never seems to happen to liberal student groups.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Yikes, nope, denied’: Nonpartisan free speech org. calls out college’s ‘discrimination’ against conservatives

A nonpartisan free speech group alleged that a Pennsylvania university engaged in viewpoint discrimination when it denied status to a conservative student group.

The Foundation of Individual Rights in...

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Conservative Charlie Kirk Debates Politics With Students at Brown University

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:30am 12/14/2019 at 11:30am

Kirk is the founder of Turning Point USA. There were protesters outside the building. but the event went on as planned.

The Brown Daily Herald reports:

Charlie Kirk debates political issues with University students

In a contentious night of debate between Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk...

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