YAL in Action

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

Tag: legalization
  • Free Pot Brownies @ Carroll University!

     For our Membership Drive at Carroll University, our chapter handed out brownies in a pot to students. No the brownies did not actually contain cannabis, they simply we brownies that were in a big cooking pot. During the event we were promoting our event by “speaking loudly” across our campus center to get people to …

  • St. Lawrence University YAL Virtual Lecture with Raeford Davis

    The YAL chapter at St. Lawrence University had its first speaker event on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The event, entitled “Problem, Officer?: A Student’s Guide to Dealing With Police” featured former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Raeford Davis via Skype. The event had 11 attendees. Davis talked about his own career as a police …

  • Legalize Freedom!

    Tomorrow marks 4/20, a day celebrated by proponents, but not limited to users, for the legalization of marijuana. In fact, just because someone advocates legalization does not mean one smokes. This is a dangerous misconception that has wrongfully silenced those opposed to the government telling you what you can do with your own body. Regardless of the …

  • Re: Just Say No!

    Legal pot may be coming to California: The first step to legalize marijuana in California is on a roll. Lawmakers on Tuesday approved Assembly Bill 390 — legislation to tax and regulate marijuana. The Assembly’s Public Safety Committee voted 4-3 on bill at a hearing in Sacramento. The bill will now be passed to the full Assembly on …

  • Just Say No!

    California is inching its toward legalization: A proposal to legalize and tax marijuana in California was approved by a key committee of the Assembly this morning, over the dire warnings of police chiefs and prosecutors. The Public Safety Committee voted 4-3 to approve AB 390 by Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), who said the bill would …

  • The Unwinnable War

    No, not Iraq or Afghanistan. I’m talking about the “War on Drugs” which was dubiously declared by Richard Nixon in 1971. Suddenly, getting high became a crime and wrongfully so. It is, after all, just like any other business transaction: a consensual agreement between the buyer and the seller. Unfortunately, the government got its filthy …