YAL in Action

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

Tag: Fall 2014
  • YAL member wins lawsuit with University of Hawaii-Hilo

    In May of 2014, two students at the University of Hawaii-Hilo sued their school and won. Merritt Burch and Anthony Vizzone were both representing their Young Americans for Liberty chapter when they were inspired to stand up for their First Amendment rights and resist their university’s restrictive free speech policies. During a school-sponsored, student organization …

  • YAL Arizona celebrates Bill of Rights Day with Bruce Fein

    On Monday, December 15, 2014, student activists, public officials, community members, and liberty lovers from all across the great State of Arizona met at ASU Downtown Campus in Phoenix to join Young Americans for Liberty and Knowledge Works in celebration of Bill of Rights Day with Bruce Fein! YAL at the University of Arizona and …

  • 2014: The Extinction of the “Sheeple”

    America needs liberty!” This is what I have always excitedly declared to people when they ask me “What do you believe about politics?” I’ve been a libertarian since the spring of 2011. 2014 was a different kind of year though. It was the first time that I really, truly felt the need, the deficit, the hole that exists …

  • Freedom Rings at Freedom Fair

    The biggest problem chapters can face is having too many issues they want to talk about! Even so, there are so few days in a semester, and yet so many people who need to hear our message. The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Collin College decided to end the year with a huge event, …

  • Grossmont recruiting on campus

    The Grossmont College YAL chapter recruited on campus along with the help of San Diego State University.  Our group is small, but we were able to reach out to some new students and get them interested in our  club.We are going to build on our meetings from this year and get new members on board …

  • Free Speech Zones on campus mute student rights

    The average student at University of Houston has probably seen a man standing between M.D. Anderson Library and Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall holding a sign with a list of sins saying if students do not change some of their behaviors, hell awaits them. The area where he stands is known as Butler Plaza, one of …

  • Eric Garner, Blue Privilege, and the Realities of the Nanny-state

    In 2004, police in Kenosha, WI shot unarmed 21-year-old Michael Bell in front of 5 eyewitnesses, including his mother and sister, while his hands were cuffed behind his back and 10 years later the policeman involved is still on the force. Michael Bell was a white male. On July 5, 2011, three officers in the Fullerton Police …

  • MT. SAC YAL Promotes Liberty

    The San Antonio College YAL group kicked off the school year promoting liberty to students on campus.  Although we started as a very small group, we are now meeting regularly and should be recognized by the school in the Spring.Our YAL group had a chance to participate in Constitution Week on campus and was able …

  • YAL CSUDH Chooses Charity

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at California State University, Dominguez Hills was able to pull off a joint venture with other clubs and orgs on campus by cleaning up the Child Development Center and Toddler Center at our college. We met on a Friday afternoon to clean up the walls, doors, and windows of the …

  • De Anza YAL Promotes the Constitution on Campus

    The De Anza College YAL club had a great semester of promoting liberty on campus and recruiting new members.  We just started, but are already attracting a lot of attention from the student body. We participated in YAL’s Constitution Week.  Since we are in California, we started a bit later than other schools.  But it …