YAL in Action

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

Tag: libertarians
  • 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 The College Democrats were arguing the motion that the second amendment was outdated and out …

  • What to say when people try to peg you as a right-wing partisan.

    The following (which I am cross posting from my blog, The Humble Libertarian) can really shock people into a better understanding of who we are and what we stand for as torchbearers of liberty. I was responding to a libertarian when I wrote it who questioned my libertarian credentials because I believe that human fetuses …

  • The Tea-Leaves Read: “Neocons”

    Ron Paul discusses the partisan, neocon nature of theTea Party movement on Jack Hunter’s “Southern Avenger” show:

  • Avatar: A Pro-Freedom Movie

    It’s been out for a while, but I only just got around to seeing Avatar. Luckily for me, the local cinema is open even with the snowstorm here in D.C. (yes, the movie theater is open, but the Federal Government is closed). I wasn’t sure what to expect from it before going in. The day …

  • Assumptions make an A$$ out of you and me

    Prior to one of my interviews, I failed to live up to the journalistic  standards  that   the “real” media pretends to abide by. Specifically, I came into an interview with  Cato Senior Scholar Tom Palmer several months back with negative preconceptions. I knew he had been a critic of Lew Rockwell and the Mises Institute and an advocate of military intervention in Afghanistan. I also felt cynical …