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Academic Study Shows Fewer School Shootings

Despite the media attention that school shootings such as the tragedy in Parkland generate, the number of such incidents has actually gone down considerably over the past three decades, according to a recently released academic study. James Alan Fox, the Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, …

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History Professor Criticizes the NRA, Clamors for Repeal the Second Amendment

A history professor at a New York state university blamed the National Rifle Association for the recent mass shooting and is pushing to repeal the Second Amendment. Michael Oberg, who works at the State University of New York at Geneseo, wrote an opinion editorial that …

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White House Prison Reform Efforts Supported by Initial Findings by a Florida State University Research Project

The Trump White House has made their crime-fighting policy platform expand to pushing for prison and sentencing reform. The White House released its prison reform principles, which emphasize working with inmates to acquire marketable work skills after their release. The administration claimed that these principles …

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After Outcry, San Diego State Anti-Trump Course Removes Mention of President Trump

San Diego State University offers a one-credit course that was originally critical of President Donald Trump, called “Trump: Impeachment, Removal, or Conviction?” But, after public outcry, the course removed any references to the president in the course’s title, but kept an anti-Trump book as its …

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Florida Initiative Partners Sheriff’s Department with College Staffers to have Armed Staffers On-Campus

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department partnered with Southeastern College in Florida, training volunteers among its college staff to be armed deputies on the college campus, but to only respond to active shooter alerts. Now, Webber International University is joining the pilot program, which comes a …

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Taxpayers Subsidize Foreign Students

And wait until you see where it comes from. “The Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, in which the American government pays American employers to discriminate against American workers has grown rapidly in recent years, and during FY 2017 it used nearly $2 billion swiped from …

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Obama At MIT: No Embarrassing Scandals

Former President Barack Obama dropped in at a sports analytics conference at MIT and defended his administration as scandal-free even while offering a revealing codicil to the defense. The remarks were to be off-the-record but Reason magazine’s intrepid Robby Soave managed to obtain a copy …

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Rutgers Student Op-Ed: Blames Florida Shooting on ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Apparently, ‘toxic masculinity’ is to blame for the tragic mass shooting at a Florida high school, per a Rutgers University student opinion editorial. Masculinity, in the student’s words, can be a type of mental illness. Continue Reading....

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Millennial Group Critical of Amazon HQ2, Emphasizing Corporate Welfare’s Ills

Cities, counties and states positioning themselves to become the next host of Amazon’s second headquarters, known as Amazon HQ2,. such as Montgomery County, Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Atlanta, Georgia, may be engaging in what might be called “corporate welfare.” A Millennial grassroots non-profit, Generation Opportunity, …

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Teachers Union President: Betsy DeVos ‘doesn’t care about children’

American Federation of Teachers, known as AFT, is headed by longtime President Randi Weingarten. In recent comments to the media, she claimed that Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “in her heart doesn’t care about children.” What is the basis of the claim? DeVos’s support …

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