Campus speech

A federal judge ordered the University of Cincinnati to liberate its “free speech zone,” a small plot on
the campus where students can exercise their First Amendment speech rights without interference or
restriction. The restriction also applied to gathering petition signatures. “Limiting student expression
to just 0.1% of the campus was bad enough. Threatening to call police if students were caught gathering signatures for a petition was even worse. The decision to waste taxpayer money defending such unconstitutional censorship was completely indefensible,” said Greg Lukianoff, president of the
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

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Pentagon Has Sold Weapons To Israel Since Gaza Conflict Began

DoD Press Secretary said On July 20th Israel requested ammunition from the Pentagon, three days later the weapons “were therefore delivered to the Israeli Defense Force.”

Pentagon To Send DoD Advisors To Ukraine, Assessing Additional Support

The team will travel to Ukraine next week, compromising of 3-5 DoD civilians and contractors with expertise “to address their mid- and long-term needs through support for defense institution building, training, education, and other assistance.”

House Passes VA Reform Bill

The Senate is expected to take up the legislation Thursday, shortly before both chambers leave Washington, D.C. for a five-week recess.

LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 30, 2014

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Another strike against a U.N.-administered school in Gaza leaves U.N. officials fuming.

War On Coal? Republicans And Democrats Spar Over EPA Power Plant Regulations

“We don’t want to see the Everglades disappear. That’s what at stake here,” Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) said.

UN School in Gaza Reportedly Hit by Israeli Artillery; 16 Dead

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media on March 14, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

“Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said of the attack.