YAL in Action

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

Tag: ACLU
  • Case Western Reserve University YAL Has a Liberty-filled Spring Semester

    Although this Spring semester was quite a chilly one, that did not stop YAL members at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH from spreading the message of liberty on our campus. Our first event in early February offered a way for students to warm up while learning about liberty.  At this event, called “Why …

  • ACLU Tackling Wrongful Police Arrests

    The American Civil Liberties Union is taking on the government of Colorado on the issue of mistaken arrests.  CNN reports: Three police cars pulled into Christina FourHorn’s front yard one afternoon just before she was supposed to pick up her daughter at school. The officers had a warrant for her arrest. “What do you mean robbery?” …

  • Steve Bierfeldt and the TSA

    You may recall reports on this website about Campaign for Liberty’s Steve Bierfeldt and his brush with the TSA.  The ACLU filed a case on his behalf after he was detained in an airport simply for carrying cash on behalf of C4L.  Bierfeldt received some media attention, including making it on CNN, but since then …

  • The NSA Is Still Listening to You

    …says a recent article from salon.com.  Far from scaling back the NSA’s domestic wiretapping programs, these very programs which Democrats railed at under the Bush administration will now be expanded under Obama: This summer, on a remote stretch of desert in central Utah, the National Security Agency will begin work on a massive, 1 million-square-foot …

  • Creepy National ID Video

    The ACLU has a creepy video warning against a national ID here.

  • Freedom Watch 6/17/09

    Judge Andrew Napolitano’s show “Freedom Watch” had it’s 19th episode yesterday! As usual, the guest lineup was great. Guests included Congressman Ron Paul, Peter Schiff, Dr. Yaron Brook, Lew Rockwell, Thomas Woods, Mike German, and John Poppas.  Do you enjoy Freedom Watch? Email yourcomments@foxnews.com to get the show on TV! You can watch Part 1 …

  • Local Celebrity, Steve Bierfeldt, Goes National

    The ACLU has filed a suit on behalf of Steve Bierfeldt due to a recent civil liberty violation at the St. Louis airport. It is rare that I find myself celebrating the efforts of the ACLU, but in this case, they are doing great work. Read more below: On March 29, 2009, Steven Bierfeldt was …

  • Obama May Detain Terror Suspects Indefinitely

    Apparently the only change in the new administration’s policies for detaining terror suspects is location: The Obama administration is weighing plans to detain some terror suspects on U.S. soil — indefinitely and without trial — as part of a plan to retool military commission trials that were conducted for prisoners held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. …