YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: 1st Amendment
  • Free Speech Ball Event was a Success at Auburn University – Montgomery!

    In YAL at AUM’s first on-campus event since it’s abandonment a few years ago, YAL AUM Chapter President Luke Lemire, along with Leadership Institute Field Representative Daniel Patrick, was able to get the signatures of over 70 people to show their support of the 1st Amendment and their right to free speech in order to repeal …

  • University of Kentucky Free Speech Ball

    On Tuesday February 14, 2018, the Kentucky Chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), helped to bring awareness to the unconstitutional free speech rules, such as Administration Regulation 9:2, enacted by the University of Kentucky’s administration. This was done through the means of a “Free Speech Ball” that was rolled through heavily trafficked areas of …

  • YAL Trailblazers Free Speech Ball!

    Thursdays Free Speech Ball event went amazingly! There were easily hundreds of liberty-loving Trailblazers exercising their First Amendment rights of freedom of expression! And so many of them had to be apart of Young Americans for Liberty and signed up on the spot! We’re really looking forward to an entire year of informing people of …

  • Freedom of Speech Rolling at UB

    Not even the weather can stop freedom. On Thursday, August 31st, the free speech ball was rolled around University at Buffalo’s North Campus against unusually fast and cold winds for summer. Over a dozen students signed a petition affirming the Chicago Principles for protecting free speech on university campuses. Dozens more showed their support for …

  • YUGE Kickoff at Kent State University

    On September 19th, Young Americans for Liberty at Kent State University kicked off their first activism project with a Free Speech ball! It was a campus favorite. The students actively participated in the event and even took pictures with the ball. To our liking there was no issue with the administration. Although, some school officials …

  • Not So Free Speech

    Every year on September 17th, we celebrate the anniversary of the U.S. Constitution being signed. This important day when we celebrate the enumeration of our rights would seem to be a day that none would question copies of the very document celebrated being passed out. That assumption would be incorrect, though, as college across the …

  • Constitution Week at the University of New Mexico

    YAL’s celebration Constitution Week at the University of New Mexico consisted of two main events: An informal debate about Syria and a free speech wall. The festivities started off with our chapter hosting an informal debate and discussion on the constitutionality and policy of military intervention in Syria. Being the liberty-minded individuals that we are, …

  • Free Speech Wall @ Virginia Tech

    It was two years ago and I was a sophomore here at Virginia Tech when I opened the door to my first YAL meeting. The room was tiny and I approached three boys sitting around the table and took a seat myself, a little nervous and not knowing what to expect. After just one hour of discussion, …

  • YAL at the University of Toledo Free Speech Wall

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Last week, we at the University of Toledo Young Americans …

  • UCA YAL Celebrates Constitution Week

    Before YAL @ the University of Central Arkansas could begin the Constitution Week festivities, we had to convene for an organizational meeting.    And from that meeting we give you Constitution Week 2013: First, we posted some flyers to promote the free speech wall and our meeting at the end of the week. We stood outside …