YAL in Action

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

Tag: capital punishment
  • Questioning the Death Penalty at the University of Utah

    On October 17th, the University of Utah hosted a panel discussion concerning the death penalty. The panelists included Marina Lowe, the Legislative and Policy Counsel at the ACLU, Jensie Anderson, Legal Director of the Rocky Mountain Innocence Project, Jean Welch Hill, Government Director of the Diocesan Peace and Justice Commission, Lindsey Layer, Federal Public Defender, …

  • The Death Penalty is Incompatible with American Liberty

    For me, the “freedom” and “liberty” we celebrate on Independence Day are not mere words. I’ve put my life on the line to defend them as a member of the U.S. Army who served in Iraq. Americans set high standards for themselves. When we fall short of those standards we should speak up. Why does …