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Saudi Arabia Attacks Highlight Importance of U.S. Energy Production

The alarming news that some of Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities had been attacked over the weekend has generated new instability in oil markets and caused concern for countries across the globe.

These attacks were serious and deserve careful scrutiny and investigation.  They also demonstrate that the market for oil is truly global. This event should be a reminder for policymakers as to the importance of U.S. energy production and the nation’s role as one of the top energy exporters.

Indeed, the United States is now the largest crude oil producer in the world. In fact, the United States is projected …

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FACT CHECK: ACLU Says Kentucky Legislation a Threat to First Amendment

CLAIM: The Courier-Journal in Louisville reports that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Kentucky has claimed that proposed legislation designed to protect critical infrastructure projects in the state is “creating a chilling effect on First Amendment Rights.”

“The mere threat of imposing such a harsh penalty over such activity would cause some protesters to second guess if their activities would be a Class D felony and therefore make them second guess if they want to protest,” said Corey Shapiro, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky.

RATING: False

 

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