YAL in Action

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

Tag: Debate
  • A Fantastic Spring 2018 Semester at Cleveland State University

    As we finish our 2018 Spring semester at CSU, we can take pride in out achievements towards spreading the message of liberty. Our chapter has been working to achieve a sense of unity among conservative and liberty-minded groups and organizations on campus. As a result, YAL participated in a moderated debate alongside Turning Point USA …

  • Second Amendment Inter-club Debate at Brigham Young University

    At the beginning of April, our YAL chapter helped organize and host the second event in a new on going series of inter-club debates on our campus at Brigham Young University. The topic of the evening was the Second Amendment. The College Democrats were arguing the motion that the second amendment was outdated and out …

  • Auburn University YAL at The Great Debate!

    On April 18th 2018, we faced off against the College Republicans and the College Democrats in our first debate in three years. The issues debated were Abortion, War, and Criminal Justice Reform. Our representatives for the debate were former chapter president Daniel Bond and Vice President Troy Beckham. As you can see we had our …

  • YAL Shows Up in Force to University of Texas at San Antonio’s “Second Amendment Political Fight Night”

    UTSA’s Undergrad Political Science Association held an open forum on a very hot and current topic: Gun control! The event was open to all students. We made sure all of our members wore YAL items like shirts and buttons. The event was civil and no personal attacks were made on either side. All YAL members …

  • CR vs YAL: Government, the Limited Edition Debate at the University of Cincinnati

    This February, our chapter decided to host a debate with the University of Cincinnati College Republicans. We wanted to have a debate amongst the two more individualistic-minded political groups on campus. We debated the issues of immigration, drugs, foreign policy, and prostitution. We also answered questions from the audience. Poster for the debate. The Debaters …

  • Common Ground @ Belmont University

    I had the privilege of organizing and participating in a panel discussing many different political ideas last week.  The panel was hosted by David Plazas, an editor at the Tennessean (our local newspaper) in a discussion about different views of key millennial issues.  We are making liberty win at Nashville and educating students about the …

  • University of Pittsburgh Libertarians Debate: Wealth Inequality

    Does the government have a role in solving disparities in wealth? This question was debated intently at the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt Libertarians debated the Pitt Progressives on this topic. A large crowd of 120 students and members of the Pittsburgh community attended. These attendees witnessed both sides present compelling arguments. The libertarians argued that …

  • YAL at Mississippi State University Participates in State Debates

    Young Americans for Liberty at Mississippi State University had the opportunity in January to participate in State Debates – the now-annual three-way debate between College Republicans, College Democrats, and Young Americans for Liberty. Representing Young Americans for Liberty on stage were Sam Miller, Andrew Word, and Stephen Lusk. This was an incredible opportunity for our …

  • Economics Debate at Loras College

    https://www.facebook.com/YALDubuque/videos/297101894130131/ On November 27th, the Young Americans for Liberty hosted an Economics Debate at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. One of our overall goals for this year was to collaborate with the three other political clubs on our campus in different ways. The three other groups are the College Republicans, College Democrats, and the Young …

  • The Great Debate V, University of Cincinnati

    A copy of our poster that was used in advertising the debate on campus. One of our YAL Chapter’s favorite recurring events that we do each semester is the The Great Debate: A debate amongst all the political student groups on campus over a variety of current issues. This was the fifth iteration of such …