YAL in Action

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

Tag: 4th Amendment
  • Scranton YAL Chapter Holds Restore the Fourth Event

    Members of the Scranton Young Americans for Liberty Chapter held a Restore the 4th event on November 17th. Before the Thanksgiving break, YAL spread the word regarding the loss of 4th amendment rights, particularly in the past few decades. We applied for a activism kit before the event and it had everything that we needed …

  • Defend the 4th at Fort Lewis College

    On November 2nd, around noon, I set out by myself to let my fellow students know how their rights had been infringed upon under the Patriot Act. I had registered for tabling the Monday before, but unfortunately it seems that either my request didn’t get responded to in time or there was a miscommunication because …

  • Restore The 4th – Penn State Altoona

    October 26, 2001: The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress that was signed into law.  October 26, 2017: At Penn State Altoona, Restore The 4th is an event during which Young Americans for Liberty sought to educate fellow students on the 4th Amendment and on how their constitutional and individual rights have been …

  • 4th Amendment Day at the University of Iowa

    On April 19th, University of Iowa’s YAL Chapter held an event that we called “4th Amendment Day.” Our main efforts were focused on making sure that students on our campus knew about their 4th Amendment rights. We made posters that displayed some of this information and we passed out Constitutions and palm cards about how …

  • Diving into the Deep Web at UD!

    The Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Delaware hosted a successful screening of “Deep Web.” This event is something many of our chapter members were looking forward to. We all enjoyed the movie, and felt that it was very thought provoking. In addition, we found that the Q&A with Lyn Ulbricht was very …

  • ObamaCare, The NSA, Pizza, and YOU!

    Now that Obamacare has rolled out and with the NSA exposed of its data collection program, can you imagine the state of our healthcare system and privacy when you’re simply ordering a pizza? Not to be an alarmist, but this can of course devolve into something dangerous to our freedoms — just go to your …

  • Constitution Week at IUPUI

    This year for Constitution Week at IUPUI, we decided to branch out and do multiple activism events. The first activism project we did was to once again make a video. This time, the video was poking fun at the NSA and their “role” in making us safer. The second activism project was a showing of …

  • UNC Charlotte’s Free Speech Wall and NSA Event

    The YAL chapter at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte had an amazing Constitution Week!  When given the option to choose one of the three events, we figured, why not combine as many ideas as possible? On Constitution Day, September 17, we tabled by the Belk Tower.  This tower is made in the image …

  • “Creepy NSA Guy” at the University of Southern California

    YAL @ USC (University of Southern California) is devoting two weeks of activism to raise awareness about the National Security Administration’s spying programs and the Edward Snowden revelations. We dressed up as “Creepy NSA Guy” and asked random students if we could get their Facebook passwords or read their text messages. Needless to say, we …

  • 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 …