YAL in Action

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

Tag: Concealed Carry
  • “Your Life. Your Right” at Jacksonville State University

    We were able to use the “Your Life. Your Right” kit supplies to hand out information to other students and gauge interest for our club, and we had several students express their interest. Our plan was to voice our support for self-defense through the 2nd Amendment. We had a discussion of self defense on campus …

  • Georgia gun bill becomes law and nobody dies

    Pictured above: What never happened. The strangest thing happened Tuesday. I didn’t die in a shooting rampage.   Normally this sort of statement would seem a bit ridiculous, but according to progressives all over the country, Georgia was supposed to become the wild west at midnight on July 1 as the latest gun bill took …

  • A gentleman’s guide to open carry

    Let me begin by saying that I believe the right to open carry a firearm in the United States is an indisputable, God-given right as codified in our founding documents. With that being said, let’s have a candid discussion about the effectiveness of the recent open carry movement in America. There is a difference between …

  • Inver Hills War on YOUth

    Inver Hills Community College in Minnesota bravely started in the fall semester of 2013, under the name of “We, The People.” After lack of resources and lack of members, I decided to transition my love of liberty and education into a chapter of Young Americans for Liberty. We have done several tabling events, and we …

  • KU Fights For Gun Rights

    On Tuesday November 19th, the KU Chapter of YAL organized an Empty Holster Protest with the goal of informing students about the truth of gun free zones.  We wanted to educate about new Kansas legislation and identify support. This was also in response to a controversial tweet coming from a sitting KU professor calling for …

  • Moving Forward After Newtown

    At a prayer vigil for the victims of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama offered both his condolences and a promise to take action: We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change…We will be told that the causes of such violence are …

  • Does wearing an empty holster make you a threat?

    (This post is brought to you by Shane McGonagil from the Leadership Institute.) For students at Ohio State University, this seems to be the case. After a series of standoffs between Ohio State University officials and Buckeyes for Concealed Carry on Campus over whether or not concealed carry should be implemented as a safety feature at Ohio State …

  • Concealed Carry on Campus

    Drake University is trying to calm parents’ and students’ fears that the campus isn’t safe due to a few shootings recently in the surrounding neighborhood.  To be honest, it really isn’t all that safe around the campus.  No, it isn’t another Detroit, where folks have a lot more to worry about in regard to their …

  • Fanny pack politics

    Fanny packs serve a number of important roles in society: They help us identify dorky tourists. They make for convenient conealed carry of firearms. Most important, they illustrate the anti-market illogic of the “green” nonsense, regrettably en vogue.

  • A national concealed carry law? Maybe not quite as awesome as it sounds.

    Reports indicate that a national concealed carry law may be in the works as Senate Republicans work with the gay Republican group, GOProud, to rebrand concealed carry as a necessary defense for those who might be subject to hate crimes. The Washington Independent reports: One month after successfully tucking an amendment into the credit card …