YAL in Action

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

Tag: First Amendment
  • Free Speech Ball at Fort Lewis College

    This was not our first time doing the free speech ball event and it will not be our last! We had already gained a lot of attention as “those guys with the giant inflatable ball”. People tend to say the sequel was never as good as the original, but with our organized plan set in …

  • University of Kentucky Free Speech Ball

    On Tuesday February 14, 2018, the Kentucky Chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), helped to bring awareness to the unconstitutional free speech rules, such as Administration Regulation 9:2, enacted by the University of Kentucky’s administration. This was done through the means of a “Free Speech Ball” that was rolled through heavily trafficked areas of …

  • Stephanie Slade Speaks at the Antonin Scalia Law School

    On October 31st, the Antonin Scalia Law School Young Americans for Liberty hosted Stephanie Slade, the managing editor of Reason Magazine, for a discussion on religious liberty. Ms. Slade has much experience in talking about the topic, having given a similar speech at the Students for Liberty Virginia Regional Conference at the University of Virginia …

  • Free speech ball at Saint Cloud

    Last Friday, October 22 the Saint Cloud University YAL chapter organized its first event. Armed with a massive “Free speech ball” and box full of pocket constitutions we set out to gather signatures in support of free speech on campus, to grow our chapter, and to spread the message of liberty.         …

  • Challenging Longwood Universities free speech policy

           The main goal of Longwood for Liberty has been to remove the free speech monitoring policy through our protests. Well just a week ago L for L  notified the Universities governing board that we intended to break with their policy of free speech limitation, and pass out constitutions anyway. So we did. …

  • UNCW Free Speech Day

    Today myself, my VP Ryan, Savannah, and Brittany walked around the UNCW campus clipboarding and speaking to students about freedom of speech and how our campus policy impedes their right to assemble and protest in a public forum. UNCW has a strange policy regarding free speech zones, which states that only officially recognized student organizations …

  • Fight for Free Speech was a big success!

    Our chapter had decided to take part in the annual “Fight for Free Speech” initiative at Indiana University Kokomo. As far as activism goes, this is slightly more complicated than some of the other events, mainly because of either constructing the Free Speech Wall or being able to inflate the Free Speech Ball on your …

  • Pioneers Love Free Speech, Promote First Amendment at Free Speech Ball

    Here at the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, our first major activism event went off without a hitch! We rolled out our 9″ tall beach ball, and invited everyone to use their right of free speech to write whatever they wanted on the ball. Initially people were hesitant, especially because it was raining earlier that …

  • Free Speech at Boise State

    On September 27th, Boise State University’s YAL chapter rolled out a massively oversized beach ball with one intent in mind – let students express themselves. With a little bit of sand in the bottom to keep it from blowing away, YAL students rolled the ball around campus with markers, asking students to write anything they …

  • Constitution Day at Truman State!

    Last Friday, September 16th, the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Truman State University in Missouri celebrated Constitution Day by saturating our campus with Constitutional awareness. We handed out 250+ pocket Constitutions in a span of three hours! On top of this we practically cleared out our chapter’s inventory of the “What to say to …