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U. Kentucky Fires Cheerleading Coaches After Hazing and Nudity Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 5/19/2020 at 12:00pm

Naked cheerleaders and alcohol-fueled mayhem? This sounds like the plot of a 1980’s comedy film.

CNN reports:

University of Kentucky fires cheerleading coaches after hazing and nudity investigation

The University of Kentucky fired its entire cheerleading coaching staff after an investigation into alleged inappropriate conduct, including hazing, alcohol use and public nudity on...

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Federal Appeals Court Bars Kentucky From Banning Drive-Up Church Services

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 5:30pm 5/3/2020 at 5:30pm
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We have followed several court cases involving bans on drive-in church services, including on in Louisville, Kentucky, and another in Greenville, Mississippi. We addressed likely litigation in the age of pandemic at our April 26, 2020, live event, Constitutional Rights in the Age of Government Overreach.

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University of Kentucky Furloughing 1,700 Workers Due to Coronavirus Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 24, 2020 at 10:00am 4/24/2020 at 10:00am

It’s amazing how many schools were already so financially fragile that they’ve had to react to this so quickly.

NBC News in Lexington reports:

University of Ky furloughing 1,700...

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Gov’t Gone Wild: Controversy Swirls over Michigan Governor Order on Non-Essential Purchases

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 7:00pm 4/12/2020 at 7:00pm
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Recently I documented numerous examples of government overreach during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Did you think that would end? Nope.

Here are some more examples from Michigan, Kentucky, and Virginia.

 

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University of Louisville Researching How Tobacco Plant Could Help Fight Coronavirus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2020 at 12:00pm 4/3/2020 at 12:00pm

This is the sort of positive contribution universities can make at this time. Many of them have great scientific resources.

WVLT News reports:

Kentucky university studying to see if tobacco plant could play role in fighting COVID-19

The University of Louisville is doing research on the tobacco plant, and it could be a game...

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Kentucky Abortion Ultrasound Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/9/2019 at 1:00pm
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Veteran Receives Degree From U. Louisville After He had to Leave 40 Years Ago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11:30am 8/25/2019 at 11:30am
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This is a touching story. The University of Louisville gave veteran Larry McKillip, 74, his associates degree 40 years after he had to drop off to care for his sick mother. I dare you to read this and not cry.

McKillip used the GI Bill to attend the university after Vietnam. He...

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U. Kentucky Apologizes for Conspiring Against and Mocking Conservative Student Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8:00am 8/23/2019 at 8:00am

Do liberals understand this is one of the reasons many conservatives oppose free college? Why should they fund an industry that’s openly hostile to them?

The College Fix reports:

University of Kentucky apologizes for conspiring against, mocking conservative club

A recently published series of emails shows administrators conspiring against and mocking students attempting to...

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Left Wing Mob Outside Mitch McConnell’s Home Shouts Death Threats

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 7:00am 8/7/2019 at 7:00am
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An angry mob descended on the Kentucky home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Sunday night after two deadly shootings.

A video captured people making violent comments and threats, such as asking someone to stab McConnell “in the heart.”

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Democrat 2020 Challenger to Mitch McConnell Compared Trump’s Election to 9/11

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11:00am 7/10/2019 at 11:00am
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Democrats can’t stand Mitch McConnell. As Senate Majority Leader, he has been far too effective confirming judges and supporting other aspects of Trump’s agenda for the left’s liking.

To the left and media’s delight, retired Marine pilot Amy McGrath announced her candidacy to unseat McConnell in 2020. Yes, the same woman who...

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Long-standing Kentucky Eye Glass Charity in Jeopardy, Told by Local Regulating Boards Their Operations Are Illegal

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/2/2019 at 5:00pm
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Local Bureaucracies Are The Absolute Worst, Volume Eleventy Gazillion.

Kendall Optometry Ministry, Inc. was created in 2003 and has been serving homeless people around the world ever since. They provide gently used eye glasses to those unable to afford them. Their equipment has been used in 79 countries.
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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.

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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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