Tag Archives: Liberty University

Christian Prophet: McCain Was Executed By A Tribunal

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Mark Taylor, the so-called “firefighter prophet” and radical conspiracy theorist about whom Liberty University is making a movie, appeared on “The Sharpening Report” last week, where he declared that the late Sen. John McCain had not died of brain cancer but had actually been executed by a military tribunal. Taylor also claimed that ...

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Liberty University Opens “Sophisticated” Gun Range

Fox News reports: As schools nationwide debate on how to keep firearms away from campus, Liberty University opened a multimillion-dollar gun range today for student activities and hosting competitions. The largest Christian university, located in Lynchburg, Va., already allows students to have guns in their dorms and more than 3,000 students have completed free firearm safety courses offered through LUPD, ...

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Trump Nominates Liberty U Professor To DOJ Post

Reuters report: U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to nominate Liberty University School of Law professor Caren Harp to oversee the Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. If ultimately confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Harp would oversee the Justice Department office that trains and works with state and local communities to develop effective juvenile ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Has The Virginia Sadz

The Hill reports: Jerry Falwell Jr., the president of Liberty University and an ally of President Trump, said on Tuesday that the District of Columbia should “annex” Northern Virginia and return governance of the state “to Virginians. His argument appeared to hinge on federal employees who work in Washington while living in Virginia. Parts of Northern Virginia, including Fairfax County ...

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The Mooch To Appear At Liberty University

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports: Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is coming to Liberty University. Via Twitter, Scaramucci confirmed to The News & Advance that he will be at LU in November. Scaramucci did not confirm an exact date for his appearance or the purpose of his visit. Contacted by phone, Liberty spokesperson Mitzi Bible was unable to provide ...

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Trump Praises Jerry Falwell Jr. As Liberty University Alumni Return Diplomas In Demand For His Removal

Hair Furor ranted about “fake news” for the millionth time this morning and praised Jerry Falwell’s appearance yesterday on Fox & Friends. Meanwhile this is happening on Falwell’s home turf: Liberty University graduates are calling on fellow alumni to take a stand against by returning their diplomas. They are also writing letters to Falwell’s office and to the Board of ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Praises Trump’s Racist Birtherism

This morning Hair Furor is at Liberty University where he will deliver the commencement address. (Live video below.) Liberty head Jerry Falwell Jr. thought he’d promote the speech by praising Trump’s racism birtherism. The Chronicle Of Higher Education reports: Throughout their relationship, Mr. Falwell has praised Donald Trump for speaking fearlessly, even when others would say he was speaking falsely. ...

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Trump To Give Commencement At Liberty University

The return of Two Corinthians. CBN News reports: The Brody File has learned that President Donald Trump will deliver the upcoming commencement address at Liberty University on Saturday, May 13th. The influential college bills itself as the “largest Christian university in the world.” “I look forward to speaking to this amazing group of students on such a momentous occasion,” President ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. To Head “Education Reform” Task Force

The Chronicle Of Higher Education reports: Jerry L. Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, has been asked by President Trump to head up a new task force that will identify changes that should be made to the U.S. Department of Education’s policies and procedures, Mr. Falwell told The Chronicle on Tuesday. The exact scope, size, and mission of the task ...

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Anti-LGBT Creationist Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Will “Definitely” Get Role In Trump’s Education Department

The Associated Press reports: Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. has confirmed that he visited with President-elect Donald Trump in New York City. Falwell tells local media that he and Trump met Thursday at Trump Tower to discuss the U.S. Department of Education and Falwell’s potential role. He wouldn’t confirm or deny whether he was being vetted as secretary of ...

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NEW YORK: Christian Activist Convicted Of Kidnapping Child Of Gay Parents, Faces Eight Years In Prison

The Associated Press reports: A Virginia businessman was convicted Thursday of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for helping a mother take her daughter out of the country to avoid losing custody to her former partner. A federal jury in Buffalo returned the verdict against Philip Zodhiates, of Waynesboro, on Thursday after hearing during a weeklong trial how he had driven ...

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BREAKING: Pastor Kenneth Miller Ordered To Prison For Kidnapping Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Last month a federal appeals court upheld the conviction and today, finally, there’s a little bit of justice for lesbian mom Janet Jenkins. Via the Associated Press: A Mennonite pastor convicted of helping a former Vermont woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with her former same-sex partner has been ordered to prison. On Monday, the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Donald Trump Speaks At Liberty University For Event To Honor Martin Luther King

Seriously. This is a thing and it’s happening right now. On Martin Luther King Day. Watch below. Roanoke.com reports: Thousands of Liberty University students braving temperatures of 18 degrees filed in to the Vines Center on Monday morning on the first day of classes, wrapping around and through neighboring Demoss Hall. They assembled early for the long-awaited convocation appearance of ...

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Pastor In Kidnapping Of Daughter Of Lesbian Mother

Longtime readers will surely remember this case. Via Reuters: A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of a Mennonite minister accused of helping a woman flee to Nicaragua with her daughter to evade court orders giving her former lesbian partner visitation rights. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld the conviction of Kenneth Miller, ...

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Jerry Falwell Jr. To Liberty University Students: Arm Yourselves So That We Can “End Those Muslims”

To loud applause, Rev. Jerry Falwell Jr. yesterday told students at Liberty University to arm themselves so that they can “end those Muslims.” Via the Washington Post: “It just blows my mind that the president of the United States [says] that the answer to circumstances like that is more gun control,” he said to applause. “If some of those people ...

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Bernie Sanders At Liberty University [VIDEO]

In the very first minute of his address at Liberty University, today Bernie Sanders let the packed auditorium know where their differences might lie. “I believe in women’s rights. And the right of a woman to control her own body. I believe in gay rights and gay marriage.” There was perhaps a surprisingly positive reaction to each statement. Watch at ...

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Liberty University To Erect New Tower

The comments over at Friendly Atheist are hilarious and I’m sure you’ll do just as well. Hemant Mehta writes: I hear if you’re especially nice to it, it might grow even taller. (Yeah, yeah, it’s just a building. I’m very immature. As if you weren’t thinking the same damn thing. I suppose it could be worse.) Here’s what really made ...

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Liberty University Law Dean: The Government Has No Authority To Impose Unbiblical Laws [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla writes at Right Wing Watch: Recently, Rena Lindevaldsen, Liberty University Law School’s interim dean, delivered an address to students on the question “Do Government Officials Have Authority to Impose Their Morals on Others?” Lindevaldsen’s answer was a resounding “yes,” provided that the morals being imposed are Christian ones. But if the morals being imposed are not Christian ones, ...

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Sanders To Speak At Liberty University

Sanders has issued a statement: “Liberty University was kind enough to invite me to address a convocation and I decided to accept. It goes without saying that my views on many issues — women’s rights, gay rights, education and many other issues — are very different from the opinions of some in the Liberty University community. I think it is ...

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Where Liberty University Gets Its Money

Via the Washington Post: Liberty University is not just your average school down the road. The once small Christian college founded in 1971 by the Rev. Jerry Falwell now has the largest student body of any private nonprofit university in the country. With over 70,000 students, the university has become a destination for political candidates seeking the GOP’s more conservative ...

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