Tag Archives: Liberty University

Liberty Students Call For Shutting Down Falkirk Center

The Christian Post reports: More than 400 students have signed a petition calling on the Lynchburg, Virginia-based university to shut down the Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty, a think tank founded last year by then-Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. and Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk. The petition, titled “Liberty United Against Falkirk,” contends that the think tank has …

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Trump Executive Order Set Stage For Falwell’s Grifting

Politico reports: Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr.’s decision to spend millions of university dollars on Republican political causes followed an executive order by President Donald Trump directing the Internal Revenue Service to avoid whenever possible investigating religious organizations veering into politics. Trump issued the order in 2017. The following year, under Falwell’s leadership, the university directed more than …

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Liberty University Spent Millions Promoting Trump

Politico reports: After shocking many in the evangelical movement by endorsing Donald Trump over other Republicans for the 2016 presidential nomination, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. pumped millions of the nonprofit religious institution’s funds into Republican causes and efforts to promote the Trump administration, blurring the lines between education and politics. The culmination of his efforts was the creation …

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Falwell Drops Defamation Suit Against Liberty University

The Lynchburg News & Advance reports: Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has dropped a lawsuit alleging the evangelical Christian institution he led for 13 years defamed him after he resigned in scandal this summer. Lawyers for Falwell notified Lynchburg Circuit Court on Wednesday that their client will not pursue his claim that the school damaged his reputation by …

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Politico: The Falwells Jointly Cruised Liberty U Students, Jerry “Gratuitously” Boasted About Size Of His Penis

Politico reports: When Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki strolled around the Lynchburg, Va., campus of Liberty University, the evangelical school which Falwell led as president, they would play a secret game called “Would you rather.” The middle-aged couple would point to students, men and women, and imagine what it would be like to have sex with them, according …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Sues Liberty University: You Damaged My Reputation And The Lincoln Project Is Behind It All

Via press release from Jerry Falwell Jr.’s lawyers: Today, Jerry Falwell, Jr., the former President and Chancellor of Liberty University, sued the school founded by his father, Dr. Jerry Falwell, which Falwell, Jr. saved from financial collapse and built into the leading Evangelical Christian university in the world over his 13-year stewardship as President. In his Complaint filed in the …

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Liberty University Pays Jerry Falwell Jr. Two Years Salary

Lynchburg’s NBC News affiliate reports: Liberty University said it paid its recently resigned president, Jerry Falwell Jr., the two years’ base salary owed under his employment contract Tuesday. The Lynchburg, Virginia-based Christian university issued a brief statement about the compensation that did not provide an exact figure but said previous “media reports regarding the size and terms” of Falwell’s severance …

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Pool Boy: The Falwells Are “Relentlessly Harassing Me”

Fox News reports: “I was afraid for a long time and was constantly reminded by the Falwells of how they would come after me if I spoke the truth, which is why it took so long to speak up,” Giancarlo Granda told Fox News in an exclusive interview. Since the scandal broke last month, Granda claims the Falwells “have been …

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Liberty Employees Warned: Don’t Speak With Falwell

The Lynchburg News & Advance reports: Liberty University’s top lawyer instructed staff members to refrain from communicating with ousted former president Jerry Falwell Jr., who he warned had placed “uncomfortable” calls to various employees in the days following his resignation. In an email obtained by The News & Advance, David Corry, Liberty’s general counsel, informed employees they are barred from …

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Falwell Tells Reuters “You Do Not Want To Mess With Me” When They Probe His Financial Deals With Liberty

Reuters reports: In 2001, property records show, Falwell set up a private company while he was a lawyer for Liberty, used it to buy an undeveloped tract of land from the school, and then developed a strip mall on the plot. The company sold the property five years later at a significant premium. In 2005, property records show, Falwell again …

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BREAKING: Liberty University Reveals Investigation Into Falwell Over “Financial, Real Estate, And Legal Matters”

Via press release from Liberty University: This past week challenged all of us to the core. While we had been willing to extend grace and understanding to Jerry Falwell, Jr. before, once the revelations about his past personal life came more fully to light, we acted swiftly and decisively to ask for his immediate resignation, which we received. Some may …

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Liberty U Car Wins Playoffs Spot In Three-Way Battle

The Sporting News reports: William Byron earned his first Cup Series victory Saturday at Daytona in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 to book his place in the NASCAR playoffs. Byron’s win also drew another round of social media jokes regarding the capitulation of Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical president of Liberty University who resigned this past week amid separate social …

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Liberty Pastor Apologizes To Students For “Shameful” Falwell Scandal: “If It’s Christian, It Ought To Be Better”

“This, this moment that we’re in is a mess. Let me begin by saying to you. I am sorry. In my opinion, you as a Liberty student deserve better and the embarrassment that’s been brought upon you as a Liberty student and more importantly brought upon the name of Christ is wrong. “I know that many of you are hurting …

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Politico: When Becki Falwell Went Down On A Student

Politico reports: A former Liberty University student says Becki Falwell, the wife of the university’s then-President Jerry Falwell Jr., jumped into bed with him and performed oral sex on him while he stayed over at the Falwell home after a band practice with her eldest son in 2008. The student was 22 at the time of the encounter, near the …

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Study: Republican Men More Likely To Dig Cuckolding

Sexuality researcher Justin Lehmiller writes: For my book “Tell Me What You Want,” I studied the sexual fantasies of 4,175 Americans from all 50 states. I asked my participants to report how often they fantasized about hundreds of different people, places and things — including cuckolding. A majority of heterosexual men (52 percent) said they had fantasized about watching their …

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Falwell May Get $10.5M Golden Parachute From Liberty

Talking Points Memo reports: Liberty University may owe its former president Jerry Falwell Jr. roughly $10.5 million over the next two years following his resignation from the evangelical institution after a series of scandals. The Wall Street Journal reports that a source familiar with Falwell’s contract said the former university president is due his $1.25 million salary for two years. …

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Quotes MLK After Resignation: Free At Last, Free At Last, Thank God Almighty, I’m Free At Last

Talking Points Memo reports: Jerry Falwell resigned from Liberty University this week after Reuters reported that, according to former Miami pool boy Giancarlo Granda, “Jerry enjoyed watching from the corner of the room” as Jerry’s wife Becki and Granda had sex. Falwell reportedly quoted Martin Luther King Jr., telling a Lynchburg reporter that he was “free at last” from the …

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Falwell: Resignation Reports Are “Completely False”

Virginia Business reports: Although other news outlets have reported that Jerry Falwell Jr. has agreed to resign as president and chancellor of Liberty University, Falwell said in an interview Monday evening with Virginia Business that such reports are “completely false.” He said that he has not agreed to leave the post permanently, nor does he plan to, although he is …

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Breaking: Jerry Falwell Resigns From Liberty University

Religion News Service reports: Jerry Falwell Jr. the embattled president of Liberty University and one of the biggest champions of President Donald Trump, has resigned, Religion News Service has learned. His resignation came within hours of the publication of a news story that alleged he and his wife Becki had a years-long sexual relationship with a business associate. Falwell had …

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Liberty U Asks God To Decide On Shitcanning Falwell

Lynchburg’s CBS News affiliate reports: The Liberty University Board of Trustees has confirmed both Jerry Falwell, Jr.‘s indefinite leave of absence and Acting President Jerry Provo’s terms of employment. According to a statement from the school, the group held a special meeting Friday at which both moves were ratified unanimously. No decision regarding retaining Falwell as President has been made …

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