YAL in Action

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

Tag: Central Region
  • Tex-Mex and Thunderstorms: YAL at UH June Social

    Saturday night at the same time that thunderstorms were brewing, the Houston Chapter of YAL met for the first time. These Young Americans for Liberty cooked up a storm of sausage, chicken, and fajitas, and talked about their beef with too much government. In between chowing down good od Tex-Mex, we got to know each …

  • Free Speech at NMSU

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at New Mexico State University had a successful day of promoting free speech on April 13! Our chapter is known for having giant stationary free speech walls on campus every semester. We decided to shake things up this semester by using a 12 foot “free speech” beach ball instead! …

  • A Freer Future

    We go off to college having spent the last eighteen years following the rules of our parents, schools, and local government. Then we get to college, follow their rules so we can graduate, get a job, just to follow more rules. We’ve gotten so used to doing what we’re told that rarely do we stop …

  • Can We Take A Joke at Colorado University Denver

    The YAL chapter at Colorado University Denver recently participated in the fight for free speech. We showed the documentary called, “Can We Take A Joke?” We wanted to make sure students were informed on the importance of free speech on college campuses.      We had about 30 people come watch the documentary, eat some …

  • Texas State’s Ongoing Fight for Free Speech

    One of the fundamental rights to any free state is the ability to voice one’s opinion, specifically the most unpopular of opinions. Young Americans for Liberty has always stood for both classical liberalism and fiscal conservatism, which in this day in age means that more often than not we hold the minority opinion, but we’ve …

  • Campus Invasion and Free Speech Event at UC Boulder

    Last weekend, the YAL chapter at the University of Colorado at Boulder wanted to help our brand new liberty activist and chapter president talk about why free speech matters on campus.  Despite the snow, rain and fog, we stood outside handing out pocket constitutions until they were nearly gone. We got people interested in YAL …

  • Tackling Incarceration Nation at Texas State

    On April 20th, the YAL chapter at Texas State University decided to bring awareness to students on the over-criminalization in our justice system and the need for reform. Although in Bobcat land we were plagued with sporadic rain and thunderstorms and students were taking finals, the event turned out to be a success.    Many …

  • Donald Tramp – Make Short Shorts Great Again

    The YAL chapter at Texas State University decided to reminisce a bit about the day that hundreds of Texas State students, and nearly 200,000 internet viewers will not soon forget. For it was on the 10th of February 2016, that countless Bobcats were introduced to the one and only Donald Tramp.      In the …

  • St. Olaf College: Can We Take a Joke?

    St. Olaf College has one of the lowest FIRE free speech ratings in the state. Just this year, free speech has been thrust into the spotlight by student activists warning campus against free expression. So the time was ripe for our chapter to host a screening of “Can We Take a Joke?”   Having tabled …

  • Fight For Free Speech at Montana State University

    After a very good year of activism at Montana State University, our YAL chapter decided to send students off into the summer with a free speech event so that they were reminded of one of their most basic rights. We used a large beach ball in which we rolled around the most populated spot on campus. …