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University Accused of Enforcing Free Speech Rules for Conservatives but not Socialists

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/29/2019 at 12:00pm

This happened at Transylvania University in Kentucky, which is key. Kentucky has been making great strides protecting free speech on campus over the last year.

The College Fix reports:

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University of Louisville Closing Employee Gym to Save $1 Million Per Year

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 10, 2019 at 8:00am 5/10/2019 at 8:00am

Why did employees have their own gym in the first place? Can’t they use the same facilities as the students?

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College Students Occupy Campus Building Demanding ‘Basic Needs’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/7/2019 at 1:30pm

This explains so much about where these students are politically. They want a benevolent Big Brother to take care of them.

Campus Reform reports:

NANNY STATE? Students demand ‘basic needs.’ College caves.

The president of...

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New Law in Kentucky is a Huge Win for Free Speech on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 10:00am 3/28/2019 at 10:00am

This has been in the works for months and now the governor has signed it into law. May other states follow suit.

FIRE reports:

New law gives Kentucky college students ‘broadest possible latitude’ for free speech

Today, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin signed HB 254 into law, protecting free speech at the commonwealth’s public colleges...

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Bill Advances in Kentucky to Ban Campus ‘Free Speech Zones’ at Publicly Funded Colleges

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/6/2019 at 4:00pm

This is great news for students in Kentucky. Can we get a similar national campaign started?

Campus Reform reports:

Ky. bill would make every zone a ‘free speech zone’

A bill in the Kentucky House of Representatives seeks to ban “free speech zones” on publicly funded colleges and universities in the state.

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Student Leaders Petition Kentucky Lawmakers for Campus Free Speech Protection

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 10:00am 2/13/2019 at 10:00am

Leaders from the College Republicans and Young Americans for Liberty, a Libertarian group, spearheaded this initiative. Good for them.

Campus Reform reports:

Ky. student leaders petition lawmakers for free speech

Various student leaders representing bip...

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Mitch McConnell harassed again at restaurant, but other diners come to his defense

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:30pm 10/20/2018 at 7:30pm
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been harassed and confronted by anti-Trump and anti-Kavanaugh protesters, including outside a restaurant, at the airport, and on the street after a Georgetown University event.

This fits a pattern of attempts to intimidate Republican lawmakers and figures at the urging of Democrats such as...

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Neighbor To Plead Guilty to Criminal Charge In Attack On Sen. Rand Paul

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/20/2018 at 4:00pm

Back in November, Kemberlee reported on Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) being attacked so severely by his neighbor that Paul suffered broken ribs.

The neighbor, Rene A. Boucher, has been charged with—and intends to plead guilty to—assaulting a member of Congress resulting in personal injury.  While the charge carries a maximum sentence of...

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Kentucky State Rep Under Sexual Misconduct Investigation Commits Suicide

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 12:35pm 12/14/2017 at 12:35pm

Kentucky’s Bullitt County Coroner said that State Rep. Dan Johnson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was under an investigation for allegedly molesting a girl in 2012 when she was 17-years-old at the time. The victim claimed after he had been drinking, he “approached her, kissed her...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to Kentucky

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:00pm 11/24/2017 at 6:00pm
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We have been following the outbreak of Hepatitis A as it has spread among the homeless and drug-users of California, into Utah, Michigan and Colorado.

Public health officials are now reporting a significant uptick of cases of the disease in Kentucky. Genetic tests indicate the strain of the virus, which is transmitted...

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Rand Paul Returns to D.C., Talks About Attack That Left Him With Broken Ribs

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:30am 11/14/2017 at 11:30am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) returned to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after his neighbor allegedly attacked him and broke his ribs and punctured his lungs. He spoke with The Washington Examiner upon his return and opened up about the attack:

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Sen. Rand Paul Assaulted by Next-door Neighbor

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 11:30am 11/5/2017 at 11:30am

Kentucky’s junior senator Rand Paul was assaulted outside of his own Bowling Green home Friday afternoon.

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Disturbing trend: local governments engage in lawfare, suing public records requesters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/20/2017 at 4:00pm

The right of the private citizenry to make a public record request has, at least until recently, required local and federal governments to maintain a certain level of transparency. But a disturbing new trend has private citizens and even journalists flummoxed.

In Louisiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Oregon, individuals requesting public records...

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EU Officials Consider Retaliatory Bourbon Tariff if U.S. Adopts Steel Tariff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00am 7/11/2017 at 10:00am
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And this is how we know the EU is officially off its rocker — they’re considering a retaliatory bourbon tax.

Before we get too alarmist here, they’re also considering tariffs on dairy and orange juice, according to a report in the Financial Times:

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Kentucky: Drunk Couple Crashes, Get Attacked by Bees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 8:00pm 8/2/2016 at 8:00pm

Yes, I know there are more pressing matters in the world, but every now and then it’s worth pausing to reflect upon the fact that in many ways, Darwin was right.

An inebriated Kentucky couple was in for quite the surprise when they happened upon a beehive just after crashing their...

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Clinton Scores Razor-Thin Win in Kentucky

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:00am 5/18/2016 at 7:00am

Recall the initial days of the 2016 presidential primary cycle, when Hillary Clinton’s victory over Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucus was the result of 6 perfectly tossed coin flips.

Now, as we are wrapping up the primary season,

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Kentucky’s Governor Not Amused with State House’s Alleged Lack of Effort

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 5:15pm 3/8/2016 at 5:15pm

Monday, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin had a camera follow him to the State House to check on the progress of the state budget. At 11:00 on a Monday, the chamber was completely empty. Governor Bevin implored state legislators to “get to work,” citing a mere nineteen days left in the legislative...

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