YAL in Action

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

Tag: Government Gone Wild
  • Government Gone Wild @ GCSU

    NB:  This report is a little late, but we still wanted to share it with you! The week after spring break, the YAL chapter at Georgia College and State University decided to stop and frisk random strangers on campus. Unlike the TSA, we asked for consent first. Most people said “no” because they don’t like …

  • Freedom Fest at The University of Delaware!

    On a beautiful day in April, the University of Delaware Young Americans for liberty put on an all out Freedom Fest! With eye catching displays including a giant debt clock, a mock TSA scanner and a fake Guantanamo Bay prisoner, interested students debated their views and were educated on the ideas of liberty for the …

  • Government Gone Wild

    The Young Americans for Liberty at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana held our YAL-sponsored Government Gone Wild event during the last week of March. Unable to secure a location on campus, chapter members stood outside at a busy intersection to draw the attention of students who were on their way to classes. I rocked …

  • YAL at IUPUI hosts “Week of Liberty”

    The Young Americans for Liberty chapter at Indiana University-Purdue-Indianapolis took our campus by storm last week. During this jam-packed “Week of Liberty,” the IUPUI YAL chapter showed other organizations what “all-out activism” is all about. Monday through Friday, our chapter demonstrated hard-work and determination. We held multiple events over the cours of the week:  Occupy …

  • BGSU TSA Protest: “Checking your explosive personality!”

    Last Friday, BGSU’s YAL chapter finally took part in the Government Gone Wild: Spring Break with the TSA protest! Sam Link, our TSA Agent, stopped people passing by or before entering the building behind us with phrases like, “Excuse me miss, as a matter of national security, I’m going to have to check you out …

  • YAL @ DHS Showing of ’10 Rules’ Packs the House

    This press release ran today in the Dixon Tribune, Independent Voice, Vacaville Reporter, Independent Voice, DHS Telegram, and Dixon Patch!  ‘10 Rules’ documentary showing hits capacity The Dixon High School chapter of Young Americans for Liberty hosted a documentary screening Wednesday to more than just a full house. The classroom in which the event was …

  • Announcing the Government Gone Wild: Spring Break with the TSA Contest Winners!

    Competition is one of the central tenets of our philosophy: Competitors aim at exellence and preeminence in accomplishments within a system of mutual cooperation. – Ludwig Von Mises That is why with every YAL national activism project, we include an incentive for chapters to compete.  For Government Gone Wild: Spring Break with the TSA, that …

  • The TSA comes to UIUC’s Main Quad!

    YAL at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign held a TSA: Gone Wild event on the Main Quad last Thursday. “Free Freedom Frisks! Patriotic Patdowns!” I chanted as hordes of students power-walked across the quad.  Most people got a laugh out of it, and we had plenty of double takes.     I was …

  • YAL at UCF Protest the TSA

    Our activism video:  On February 29th the Young Americans for Liberty at UCF held our first activism event of the semester, Government Gone Wild. In less than a week, we built a 7′ x 3′ faux body scanner and made 300 4th Amendment luggage tags. We set up our activism event in front of the …

  • Government Gone Wild at Ramapo College of NJ

    Last week, the Ramapo chapter of YAL held an informational table about the TSA. We provided pamphlets highlighting your rights concerning the TSA. Students were also able to write down their thoughts and feelings about the TSA on a big poster, and got Mardi Gra’s beads for participating. To no ones’ surprise, many students feel …