Saturday, July 13, 2019

WATCH: Rob Smith on the Left’s PHONY Outrage

Rob Smith, a spokesperson for Turning Point USA, joined FOX Business hosts to discuss the recent outcry over foreign interference in the 2020 election.President Donald Trump was recently recorded saying that if a foreign...

Alabama Legislators Deemed “White Supremacists” for Free Speech Bill

Last Thursday, June 6, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed House Bill 498 into effect to protect the freedom of speech on campus by banning free speech zones. According to Adam Sabes from Campus Reform, the...

WATCH: Texas Governor Records Himself Signing Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/TwitterOn Sunday night, June 9, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a campus free speech bill into law despite feeling the need to say that he “shouldn’t have to do it.”In order to increase...

Texas Congressman Dan Crenshaw Supports Texas Free Speech Bill

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 18 into Texas law on Monday in support of campus free speech for students of all ideologies across the state.SB 18 states that universities cannot deny...

University of Illinois Violates Free Speech with “Speech Police”

Screenshot/TwitterThe administration of the University of Illinois has implemented a “speech police,” and is now facing a lawsuit for violation of the First Amendment.The university defended the “speech police” as being viable through the...

Professors Call Out University Tenure Policy as an Attack on Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter The University of Arkansas now faces a lawsuit against their own professors. The lawsuit begins with the university’s new tenure policies that are reportedly placing an undue burden on academic freedom. New tenure policies...

Judge Rules Against Students in Free Speech Case at UT Austin

Screenshot/Twitter A judge in Austin, Texas ruled against a pro-Free Speech group on the University of Texas Austin. UT Austin's Campus Climate Response Team was against the campus group Speech First.  The University of Texas Austin has anti-Free-Speech...

Southeastern Community College Turning Point USA Chapter Joins Under Free Speech Legislation

Months ago, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law concerning the freedom of speech on college campuses for students. Today, one student organization benefits from this law. Southeastern Community College, located in...

Grand Valley State University Promotes Free Speech – Some Universities Are Not This Lucky

Screenshot/Twitter Earlier this year, from April 8th to the 11th, near the Cook Carillon Tower at Grand Valley State University, the student organization Protect Life at Grand Valley State University held their “Cemetery of the...

College of Charleston Settles Free Speech Lawsuit

Screenshot/Twitter The College of Charleston lawsuit began when university administration failed to approve the South Carolina Politics Club as a student organization despite being non-partisan. Without achieving student organization status, the South Carolina Politics Club has...

High School TPUSA Activist: Teachers Hate ‘America Is The Greatest Country’ Sign

Screenshot/Twitter West Haven High School student and Turning Point USA activist, Dan Gallipoli, said that his teachers were offended by a TPUSA sign that read "America Is The Greatest Country." Gallipoli spoke to Breitbart News on their weekly...

Leftist Princeton Students Speak Out Against ‘Open Expression Monitors’

Screenshot/Twitter Princeton University appointed "Open Expression Monitors" earlier this May in order protect Free Speech on campus. Open Expression Monitors (OPMs) allow controversial speakers to safety visit campus, and give faculty the ability to guard...

Tinker, of Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines, Advocates for Student Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter Mary Beth Tinker was only 13 years old when she chose to wear a black armband alongside her brother, John, their friend Chris Eckhardt and other students. The band was labeled with a peace...

10 Colleges That Fully Support Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter Professor Debra Mashek of Harvey Mudd College and Professor Jonathan Haidt of New York University authored “10 Colleges Where You Won’t Have to Walk on Eggshells” and published it in Reason Magazine.  Haidt is the...

Gallup Poll: Are Students Comfortable With Different Views in the Classroom?

 Screenshot/Twitter Results from a Gallup Poll show that college students are more willing to express opposing viewpoints and be more oppositional in the classroom than almost ever before.  In the midst of Free Speech codes, campus violence,...

Colorado Governor Signs Bill to Protect Freedom of Speech Rights

Screenshot/Twitter On Monday, June 3, Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D-CO) signed a law that aims to protect Free Speech for all students, citizens, and news outlets. This bill safeguards against unconstitutional lawsuits and so-called "free...

Maine Attorney General To Study Free Speech On Campuses

Screenshot/Twitter On Monday, June 3, State of Maine's House Legislature passed a bill directing the Attorney General, Aaron Frey, to investigate whether any Maine public universities are infringing on students’ free speech rights. The original bill...

FREE SPEECH IN TEXAS: Senate Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/Twitter On Friday, May 17th, Texas House legislators passed a bill protecting the First Amendment on all public colleges. Bill 18 requires universities to create disciplinary sanctions for students who interfere with free speech activities. SB18...

University of Illinois Sued For Free Speech Policies

Screenshot/Twitter At the end of March, University of Illinois (UIUC) TPUSA campus coordinator, Joel Valdez, decided to take legal action against the University of Illinois for restricting the Freedom of Press and several students' freedom...

Alabama Legislature Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/Twitter The Alabama Senate, on Thursday May 30, passed State Rep. Matt Fridy’s (R-Montevallo) HB 498, with a resounding vote of 24-1. HB 498 is intended to safeguard freedom of speech on college campuses in the state of...

Study: More Than Half of College Students Believe Hate Speech is Not Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter In a recent survey released earlier this month, the Knight Foundation found that 41% of college students believe that hate speech should not be protected under the First Amendment. Only 58% said that it should...

State GOP Chairman: TPUSA Activists Attacked by Leftist Teachers

Screenshot/TwitterThe ideological clash over the limits of political speech that has been roiling college campuses across Connecticut is spilling over to a local high school, where the state GOP Chairman J.R. Romano alleged that...

Freedom of the Press Makes a Societal Turn

Screenshot/TwitterIn the United States, the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, among other guarantees, bars Congress from making any laws “abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.”While this amendment is very general...

Transylvania University: Free Speech Crisis

Screenshot/TwitterOn May 10th, Transylvania University, in Lexington, Kentucky, defunded its student newspaper The Rambler in attempts to silence student voice. This is a direct violation to the freedom of the press and free speech. University...

Freedom of Speech Is Being Weaponized on Campus

Screenshot/TwitterAcross the nation, the First Amendment has been reprimanded, reduced, and repositioned on college campuses. From "Free Speech Zones" to "Speech Codes," students are no longer allowed to say what they believe – or...

Florida’s ‘Anti-Semitism Bill’ Might Threaten Free Speech on Campus

Florida state legislators recently made amendments to Florida's equality bills, including a religious side to the argument.In House Bill 741, legislators made clear that religion was not excluded from any and all previously passed...

Alabama House Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/TwitterThe Alabama House of Representatives on Wednesday, May 22, passed State Rep. Matt Fridy’s (R-Montevallo) House Bill 498, a bill intended to safeguard freedom of speech on college campuses in the state of Alabama.This...

Could California Student Gov Rule TPUSA as ‘Harmful’?

Screenshot/TwitterSanta Clara University’s Student Government Association rejected conservative group Young Americans for Freedom’s (YAF) application to become an on-campus student organization.The SGA rejected YAF for having "the potential to be harmful" to the...

Inclusivity is More Desirable than Free Speech, Half of College-Aged Students Believe

Following President Trump’s Freedom of Speech Executive Order, “Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities,” which was issued in March of 2019, a study had been conducted by the John S....

WATCH: Ted Cruz – “The First Amendment Was Designed to Protect Unpopular Speech”

In a recent interview with Campus Reform, Republican Senator Ted Cruz spoke out in favor of protecting free speech on college campuses. WATCH: Senator Cruz asserted that Congress should not fund universities that discriminate against students...

Turning Point USA Starts California State University, Sacremento Chapter

Screenshot/TwitterTurning Point USA has opened up a chapter at California State University, Sacremento.  Sac State is obviously a more liberal college campus, being in California.  The founding of a Turning Point USA chapter has...

Texas Passes Campus Free Speech Law

Arthur Herold Jr./ PixelsThe Texas House of Representatives passed a free speech protection bill on Tuesday, April 30. This bill models what President Donald Trump addressed in his executive order mandating free speech on...

Charlie Kirk at the University of South Dakota: ‘American Exceptionalism Is Something That Should...

University of South Dakota's Farber Hall was filled with 120 students and community members, from both ends of the political spectrum, for questions and answer program with conservative activist Charlie Kirk on Thursday, according...

Dan Crenshaw Responds to Question About about Student Loan and VA Reform

Screenshot/InstagramIn a recent TPUSA QnA,  Dan Crenshaw was asked about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent statements about the VA, saying, "If it (the VA) ain't broke don't fix it." He was also asked about Elizabeth Warren's...

New TPUSA Chapter Sabotaged After First Meeting

Screenshot/TwitterNorwin High School in Pennsylvania founded a Turning Point USA chapter earlier this April. By the chapter's second meeting, school faculty was supposedly offended.The Norwin TPUSA chapter held their first meeting on April 5, tweeting that...

Central Michigan University TPUSA Chapter Hosts Three Survivors of Venezuelan Socialism

Screenshot/InstagramA Turning Point USA chapter at Central Michigan University invited three Venezuelan speakers who fled their native country for a “Survivors of Socialism” event.Samuel Machado, Carlos Ron and José Villamediana spoke about what it...

WATCH: Penn State Students Respond to Donald Trump Jr., TPUSA Visit

Turning Point USA hosted the Campus Clash tour at Penn State University on Tuesday, April 23. More than 700 students and onlookers attended the event, with more than 2000 registered online as well.James Joseph,...

Dan Crenshaw Takes On Socialism at ASU

Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) joined Turning Point USA on campus at Arizona State University on Wednesday, April 24.The event, which was hosted byTPUSA's ASU chapter, gathered hundreds of students and onlookers to listen to Crenshaw...

Illinois SGA Praises Texas State for Voting to Bar TPUSA

Raymond Cunningham/FlickrUniversity of Illinois' student government sent a letter to Texas State University's student government in support of their efforts to ban Turning Point USA from their college campus.The letter, shared on the Illinois...

Trump Jr. Talks Mueller, 2020, The Economy and More Penn State Campus Clash

Screenshot/TwitterDonald Trump Jr. joined Charlie Kirk at Penn State University for Turning Point USA's 'Campus Clash' tour event on Tuesday, April 23.The event drew in over 700 attendees and had to turn away more...

Donald Trump Jr. Pulls Massive Crowd to Campus Clash event at Penn State

Screenshot/TwitterCharlie Kirk brought his infamous 'Campus Clash' tour to Penn State University on Tuesday April 23rd.This was one of the largest events yet, with over 2,000 students registered.  The reason for such a crowd...

Montana Senators and Representatives Speak at Campus Clash: Over 600 Attend

A crowd of roughly 670 students gathered for Turning Point USA's Campus Clash event at Montana State University on April 18.According to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the College Republicans and TPUSA chapter on campus...

Texas State SGA President Vetos TPUSA Ban Legislation

Screenshot/TwitterOn April 11, the Texas State University Student Government President Alison Castillo vetoed legislation meant to ban conservative student organization Turning Point USA from campus, ending the battle of free speech at Texas State.The...

Free Speech Win: Florida Schools Adopt Free Speech Policy

Screenshot/TwitterDuring a press conference on April 15, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) urged Florida colleges and universities to support the First Amendment and promote college as a market place of ideas.The press conference followed...

Texas Governor Responds to TPUSA Ban Legislation: ‘There’s No Place In Texas For This’

Gage Skidmore/FlickrTexas Governor Greg Abbott (R-GA) once again spoke about Texas State University's attempt to ban TPUSA from their campus. "I truly question if taxpayers should still fund schools like this. There’s no place in...

Three Students Arrested After Arson Attack On TPUSA Chapter President

Three people were arrested for aggravated arson after allegedly setting a dorm room door on fire in late March at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.The three individuals arrested, Robert Money, David Shelton, and...

South Seattle College TPUSA President: ‘I Feel More Empowered Than Ever’ Despite ‘Bias Incident’

Katie Daviscourt, South Seattle College Turning Point USA (TPUSA) chapter president, told Breitbart News that she feels "more empowered than ever" following last week's "bias incident" resulting in a hit and run car accident.Daviscourt spoke to...

Former TPUSA Regional Director Responds to Texas State Legislation

Texas State University has sparked much contention on college campuses recently.After the Texas State Student Government voted to bar Turning Point USA chapters from campus, many free speech advocates have become vocal.Students and political...

Hostility At MSU Campus Clash: Two Individuals Escorted Out

Two individuals were escorted out of Turning Point USA's 'Campus Clash' tour at Michigan State University while giving Charlie Kirk the middle finger.  Police officers escorted the two people out a mere three minutes...

‘Socialism is selfish’: Turning Point USA Hosts Dennis Prager At UGA

Screenshot/TwitterTurning Point USA hosted Dennis Prager, the founder of Prager University and host of his radio show “The Dennis Prager Show,” on Tuesday night, April 15.Nearly 500 students were in the audience, basking in...

TPUSA Activist’s Official Statement On Stalking Incident

At South Seattle College, a Turning Point USA chapter leader was allegedly stalked and then almost hit with a car in a potentially politically motivated attack.The student, Katie Daviscourt, said she had been staffing...

High School Student Faces 18 Charges After Attacking TPUSA Event

Screenshot/TwitterIn late March, a student from Park City High School in Park City, Utah attacked a TPUSA meeting by releasing bear spray inside the school's lecture hall. This resulted in nearly twenty students and...

TPUSA Opens New Chapter in Minnesota, Hosts Anna Paulina

Turning Point USA recently opened a new chapter at Minnesota State University.  They began their timeline as a chapter by hosting TPUSA's Director of Latino Engagement, Anna Paulina.The event had dozens of conservative students...

Candace Owens Addresses Christchurch Incident at UConn

Screenshot/TwitterCampus Clash was hosted at the University of Connecticut on Tuesday night, April 9. Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens, and Dave Rubin all spoke to the students.Today, Owens is a leading voice against the left...

UConn Students, Labor Union Plan Protests Against Campus Clash

Turning Point USA's Campus Clash tour has Charlie Kirk, the founder of TPUSA, and Candace Owens, its communications director, traveling across America with special guests to speak to college students at different college campuses.University...

Texas State SGA Voted to Ban TPUSA Chapters From Campus

Screenshot/TwitterOn April 1, Texas State Student Government put forth legislation calling for the banning of Turning Point USA chapters on TSU grounds. On Monday, April 8, Texas State SGA voted on this matter.The SGA's...

Charlie Kirk and Candace Owens Address Confederate Monument, Campus Racism at MSU Campus Clash

Screenshot/TwitterCharlie Kirk and Candace Owens hosted Campus Clash at Mississippi State University on April 7.Kirk and Owens spoke critically of the movement to remove Confederate statues from public places. In recent times, Confederate monuments...

A New York College President Says ‘Campus Is Not The Place For Free Speech’

Screenshot/TwitterIn a recent op-ed, the president of Union College in New York, David R. Harris, argued that "a campus is not the place for free speech."Harris' article was in response to President Trump's executive order...

TPUSA and NRA Host Event Together To Discuss Gun Rights

Screenshot/ TwitterTurning Point USA hosted an event on April 2 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a special visit from the National Rifle Association. At the event, students could sign up for a free,...

Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle to Join Charlie Kirk at Penn State for...

Charlie Kirk is continuing his "Campus Clash" tour at Penn State University On April 23rd.  Kirk will be joined by Donald Trump Jr. and his Kimberly Guilfoyle, who are both making their Campus Clash...

Protester Jumps On Stage During LSU Campus Clash Shouting ‘You Are A Racist’

Louisiana State University hosted Turning Point USA on April 3 for Campus Clash. Charlie Kirk, TPUSA's founder and president, Candace Owens, TPUSA's director of communications, Kyle Kashuv, TPUSA's director of high school outreach, and...

Kirk Rallies the Ground Troops at MWRC 2019

Gage Skidmore/FlickrThe right is losing the culture war but conservatives should take heart and persevere because they have truth on their side, Turning Point USA Founder Charlie Kirk told attendees of the 2019 Midwest...

Charlie Kirk, Jeff Sessions to Make Appearances at Montana State

Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA's Founder and President, and Jeff Sessions, former Attorney General, have been invited to speak in April by the Montana State University College Republicans.Sessions is speaking on April 8. Vice...

Texas State SGA Releases Legislation Calling For The Removal of TPUSA Chapters

On Monday, the Student Government of Texas State University released very controversial legislation calling for a ban of Turning Point USA chapters at the university.Texas State Turning Point USA Chapter President Stormi Rodriguez tweeted...

Facebook Removes TPUSA Chapter’s Page Twice With No Real Explanation

Marina Budzisz is the Founder and President of the Turning Point USA chapter in her high school, but has been in an uphill battle attempting to establish the chapter's presence on social media.  She...

UC Berkeley Dean Goes After Free Speech: Trump’s Executive Order Is ‘Unconstitutional’

On March 21, President Donald Trump signed an executive order mandating free speech for all federally funded colleges and universities. Deans at UC Berkley seem to have other plans.According to Campus Reform, Erwin Chermerinsky, Dean of...

TPUSA’s Director of High School Outreach Kyle Kashuv Accepted to Harvard

Gage Skidmore/FlickrOn March 28th, Kyle Kashuv, the Director of High School Outreach for Turning Point USA, took to Twitter in jubilation after being accepted to Harvard.After a year of fighting for school safety legislation...

Anna Paulina to AOC: ‘You Don’t Represent the 50% of Hispanic Americans Who Support...

Turning Point USA's Director of Latino Engagement, Anna Paulina, spoke at TPUSA's Midwest Regional Conference on Saturday. She detailed her rise as an influencer and why child trafficking and crime on the Southern Border...

Brandon Tatum On Why He Wears a MAGA Hat: ‘The Ones Who Persevere… Gain...

Turning Point USA's Director of Urban Engagement, Brandon Tatum, was the first speaker Saturday morning at TPUSA's Midwest Regional Conference.He started his talk by explaining why he wears a 'MAGA' hat whenever he's in...

VP Mike Pence at TPUSA’s Midwest Regional Conference: ‘Censorship Is the Tool of the...

Turning Point USA hosted its largest ever Midwest Regional Conference over the weekend. TPUSA activists, chapter leaders, and other members of the conservative movement from all over the midwest were in attendance.Vice President Mike...

Kentucky Passes Law Banning Free Speech Zones on Campuses

Screenshot/TwitterIn the wake of President Trump's executive order mandating free speech on college campuses, the state of Kentucky passed a law recently banning free speech zones on all state university campuses.According to The College Fix, "Kentucky’s bill...

TPUSA Activist Suing University of Illinois For Free Speech Violations

Screenshot/YouTubeIn the midst of the UC Berkeley attack, Joel Valdez, a TPUSA campus coordinator, is taking action against a similar attack that happened to him.In 2017, university instructor Tariq Khan had a physical altercation...

Iowa Universities Close To Banning Free Speech Zones – A Win for TPUSA

Screenshot/FacebookOn Thursday March 21, Iowa legislators passed Senate File 274, effectively ridding state universities of "Free Speech Zones" and prohibiting state universities from discriminating against ideologue based organizations.SF 274 narrowly passed Iowa's House of...

TPUSA Activist Calls Out Nebraska University: ‘It’s No Longer Safe To Be A Conservative...

Screenshot/FacebookTurning Point USA activist Malia Shirley posted on Facebook Sunday about her experience of being involved with TPUSA while at college. Shirley attends the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and has seen the unthinkable from...

TPUSA Chapter Leader Doxxed, Dorm Door Set On Fire

Screenshot/Twitter On Saturday, March 23, students at Tulane University doxxed Turning Point USA chapter leader Peyton Lofton. This caused, according to Lofton, other classmates to set fire to Lofton's dorm room door. While information involving the...

From Leading A Massive Anti-Trump Rally to TPUSA: Meet Tiana Elisara

Tiana Elisara is the current President and Founder of the Turning Point USA chapter at the University of Hawaii. She kindly sat down with Turning Point News at the Conservative Political Action Conference in...

President Trump’s Newest Executive Order Mandates Free Speech On Campus — A Win for...

Screenshot/YouTubeOn Friday, March 22, President Donald Trump signed into action an executive order that will bar federal research grants and subsidies to college universities that do not "avoid creating environments that stifle competing perspectives."This order...

Charlie Kirk Debates Leftist Over Need for Free Speech Executive Order On Campuses

Screenshot/YouTubeOn March 22, President Donald Trump unveiled an executive order mandating free speech on college campuses.  Later that day, Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, and Ethan Bearman, host of The Ethan Bearman...

TPUSA Activist Invited to the White House

Taylor Powell, a student at the University of Montana, was invited to attend the signing by the President himself.

WATCH: Students Setup Hidden Camera To Catch Vandals Go After TPUSA Posters

Conservative students at the University of Minnesota-Morris put up a hidden camera to see who was taking down conservative activist groups' signs.According to Campus Reform, the university's camera specifically responsible for preventing and catching vandals of...

Protesters Make Appearance at TPUSA’s First Campus Clash of 2019

Turning Point USA held its first Campus Clash event of this year at Utah Valley University on March 4.  As reported by the school newspaper, this event drew the attention of not only a...

From Communism to Capitalism: Meet Joshua Aminov, TPUSA Chapter President at Rider U.

Joshua Aminov is the current President of the Turning Point USA chapter at Rider University.  He kindly sat down with Turning Point News at the Conservative Political Action Conference in late February for an...

Rider University Bans Promotion of TPUSA Event Based On ‘Fake Facts’

Turning Point USA planned to host an event at Rider University on April 2 named “White Privilege Is A Myth.”  As reported by Campus Reform, Rider University’s political science department has since banned the...

Berkeley Suspect Banned From Campus

Zachary Greenberg, the 28-year-old caught on video and charged with assaulting Hayden Williams on UC Berkeley’s campus in mid-February, was finally charged in early March.  According to Campus Reform, however, Greenberg pleaded not guilty...

Hayden Williams Destroys Left-Wing ‘Intolerance’ in New Op-Ed

Hayden Williams, attacked on the UC Berkeley campus in mid-February while tabling for Turning Point USA, recently wrote about his experience in USA Today.  The assault was not only an attack on conservative values...

James O’Keefe Puts ‘Corrupt’ Media On Blast at TPUSA Event

James O’Keefe, the founder of Project Veritas, shared his views on the ‘corrupt’ mainstream media on March 5 with the University of Georgia’s TPUSA chapter.The Red and Black reports, “The recent defamation lawsuit...

UC Berkeley Blames ‘Distorted’ Conservative Media for Negative University Coverage

In the wake of the assault on Hayden Williams, the Leadership Institute employee tabling for Turning Point USA, President Donald Trump announced that he plans to sign an executive order “denying federal funding to...

Trump Praises TPUSA Activist: ‘Took a Hard Punch in the Face For All of...

Hayden Williams, the conservative attacked on UC Berkeley’s campus mid-February, was recently invited on stage by President Trump at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.As Campus Reform reports, Williams was representing Turning...

Man Who Punched Activist Tabling For TPUSA Has Finally Been Charged

On February 19, a video was released by Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA capturing a man punching Hayden Williams, an employee of the Leadership Institute, in the face while tabeling for Turning Point...

Charlie Kirk Visits Activists at UC Berkeley

One week following the attack of Hayden Williams, the Turning Point USA activist tabling for the organization at UC Berkeley, the organization’s founder Charlie Kirk visited the campus.Breitbart reports, “Turning Point USA (TPUSA)...

University of Colorado Communist Confronts TPUSA Activists

While tabling at CU Denver, members of Turning Point USA were recently confronted by a leftist student who claimed to be a communist.As Breitbart reports, “the student then repeatedly accused the conservatives of...