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University’s Attorney Resigns After Using the N-Word During Free Speech Event

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:30pm 11/10/2019 at 1:30pm

She was using the word as an example of bad speech which is still protected, but it sparked outrage.

FOX News reports:

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Student Govt. at Texas State Says ‘Coming Out as Conservative’ Event is Homophobic

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 8:00am 10/22/2019 at 8:00am

It’s not uncommon for people who are gay and conservative to say that it was easier for them to come out as gay than conservative.

The College Fix reports:

Texas State U. student government labels ‘come...

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Sen. Ben Sasse on Beto’s Threat to Strip Churches of Tax Exemption: “some nitwit” trying to “satisfy his fringey base”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:17pm 10/21/2019 at 7:17pm

During a presidential debate earlier this month, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke said if elected, he’d strip tax exemptions from churches who do not support same-sex marriage.

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Professor Jacobson in Houston: Winning the Raging Free Speech Wars

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 2:30pm 10/15/2019 at 2:30pm
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Monday night, we had the privilege of putting faces to screen names at our first ever Legal Insurrection reader reception. I’ve said often and firmly believe we have one of the internet’s best readerships and having the opportunity to meet our readers in-person confirmed as much.

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Professor Jacobson: Free Speech Wars, From Campus to Culture

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 12:15pm 10/15/2019 at 12:15pm

Professor Jacobson is joining Austin-based Texas Public Policy Foundation at 11:30 CT to discuss the raging free speech wars.
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Beto Threatens to Strip Tax Exempt Status of Churches That Don’t Support Same Sex Marriage

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2019 at 9:00pm 10/11/2019 at 9:00pm
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The longer Beto stays in the race, the more he embodies everything Democrats pretend they’re not.

Banning guns wasn’t enough. In the latest Democrat presidential primary debate, Beto upped the ante, saying churches who do not support same sex marriage would be stripped of their tax exempt status.

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Texas Governor Takes Houston Mayor to Task Over Use of Federal Flood Dollars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/9/2019 at 1:00pm

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (D) stepped in it when he complained about the state’s control over federal dollars.

Monday, Tuner, who is up for re-election, tweeted:

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Ted Cruz Squares off With MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at Texas TribFest

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 30, 2019 at 9:00pm 9/30/2019 at 9:00pm

Sen. Ted Cruz joined MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at the Texas Tribune Festival on a stage sponsored by NBC. Hayes is as true a progressive as they come.

That said, I’ve never found him off-putting for the sheer reason that he is always willing to engage in mostly civil debate, a rarity...

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Rep. Will Hurd is Considering Running for President in 2024

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/27/2019 at 1:00pm
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Last we heard from Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), he announced he was not seeking re-election in 2020.

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Demonstrates Utter Ignorance on Guns: an AR-15 ‘is as Heavy as 10 Boxes’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 9:00am 9/25/2019 at 9:00am
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Democrats and people who work in media scream the loudest when it comes to gun control. Yet they repeatedly prove that they have very little knowledge on the subject.

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) recently spoke to reporters about the AR-15. In the span of a minute, showed she had no idea...

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Apple Will Manufacture New Mac Pro in Texas After Receiving Tariff Waivers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/23/2019 at 3:00pm
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Apple announced this morning that the company will manufacture its new Mac Pro in its facility in Austin, TX.

There is a slight catch. Apple secured tariff waivers “for certain necessary components” not made in America.

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Secret Service Arrest El Paso Shooting ‘Hero’ Due to Arrest Warrant and Police Refute His Heroic Story

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/12/2019 at 3:00pm
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Chris Grant, 50, received praise from the media and Robert O’Rourke due to his heroic actions during the El Paso Walmart shooting in August.

But Secret Service arrested him just before President Donald Trump would honor him for his actions. Turns out Grant has an outstanding arrest warrant and the El Paso...

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Left Wing Students Cry Foul as U. Texas Removes Campus Free Speech Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 11:00am 9/11/2019 at 11:00am

What does this tell you about who benefits from the suppression of free speech?

Campus Reform reports:

University of Texas eliminates free speech zones…and leftist students are not happy

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Prof in Texas Tells Students El Paso’s Republican Mayor is a ‘White Supremacist’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 6, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/6/2019 at 12:00pm

The mayor should not take this lying down. It’s time for people to start pushing back on this type of ridiculous slander.

Campus Reform reports:

UT prof tells students El Paso Republican mayor is a ‘white supremacist’

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U. Houston Won’t Disinvite Oil Industry Speakers Despite Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 1:30pm 9/1/2019 at 1:30pm

The University of Houston, based in a city that thrives on the oil industry, decided not to disinvite speakers from the oil industry despite pressure from students. From The College Fix:

It spurned a petition started by a recent graduate that called on the public university to stop Gerald McElvy, a board...

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UT-Austin Changing Free Speech Policies in Most Public Spaces to Comply With New Law

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 3:30pm 8/31/2019 at 3:30pm

Aw, how sweet. The University of Texas in Austin will change its policies in most of its public spaces to comply with a new law on free speech. From The Daily Texan Online:

In an email sent to the student body Friday afternoon, UT President Gregory Fenves said Senate Bill 18 will...

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UT-Austin Appoints Matthew McConaughey to Professor in the College of Communication

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 8:00am 8/29/2019 at 8:00am
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Everyone knows Matthew McConaughey loves his University of Texas. You see him at so many sporting events. The school even made him a visiting professor.

Now he has a full-time gig! The school announced:

McConaughey joins the faculty in the Department of Radio-Television-Film after serving as a visiting instructor since 2015, when he...

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