YAL in Action

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Tag: NDAA
  • Anti-NDAA Event Went Great!

    Dan Johnson, founder of People Against the NDAA, came and rocked the house last Thursday! I will be posting video on our website as soon as the final edits have been made. We had about 20 people in attendance, and even my Anthropology teacher requested to use a part of his presentation in a future …

  • Dan Johnson @ Cabrillo College Update

    Dan Johnson of People Against the NDAA (PANDA) is coming to speak at Cabrillo College on Thursday, March 20th at 3 p.m., Room 435. We’re excited to host this important speaker! Whether you’re an NDAA expert or aren’t even sure what the NDAA is, don’t miss this great presentation!

  • Dan Johnson Founder of PANDA Coming to Cabrillo!

    Dan Johnson of People Against the NDAA (PANDA) is coming to our campus!  We are still working on what room will be available but the time and date is confirmed: Thursday, March 20 at 3 p.m.  Mark that on your calendars, and make sure to bring a friend!   This young activist is a shining …

  • California anti-NDAA bill unanimously passes in committee!

    Great news! As reported by Nick Hankoff (in the Facebook status above), chair of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Los Angeles County, AB 351 has passed the Public Safety Committee thanks to the trans-partisan efforts by the ACLU of Southern California, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Tenth Amendment Center, Republican Liberty Caucus, 99% Coalition, Occupy …

  • Anti-NDAA movement begins in Los Angeles

    The LA v. NDAA coalition has been working for months to bring the anti-NDAA movement to the City of Los Angeles, and now have released a petition to demand the City Council to pass a resolution of non-compliance against the “due process”-destroying NDAA 2012. (For more information about the NDAA, check out this article from …

  • UT-Tyler Activism Pushes Free Speech, Warns about NDAA

    A last minute inspiration by the core membership saw a flurry of activity by the University of Texas-Tyler YAL chapter at the beginning of Constitution Week. By Thursday, Sept. 20th, our YAL chapter put on a spectacle which nobody expected. Chapter President Adam Kirby donned a red jumpsuit, and was led across campus in handcuffs …

  • NDAA: A Primer

    “To bereave a man of life, or by violence to confiscate his estate, without accusation or trial, would be so gross and notorious an act of despotism, as must at once convey the alarm of tyranny throughout the whole kingdom; but confinement of the person, by secretly hurrying him to jail, where his sufferings are …

  • NDAA 2013: A few comments

    Recently the initial text of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2013 was released.  As you no doubt recall, this is the bill whose previous version caused quite a justifiable uproar thanks to its dubious and unconstitutional treatment of indefinite detention. Now that the new NDAA is out, the White House has released a series …

  • Why SOPA Doesn’t Matter

    SOPA (and its equally dangerous cousin PIPA) could if passed be the death of the internet as we know it. As such they have sparked a massive viral campaign of “Friday”esque proportions. Every site which allows any sort of user uploading, or commenting is in a mad frenzy. Finally it seems that the general population …

  • Important Bill: The Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011

    Thanks to Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) for sponsoring an important bill to fight the dangerous provisions of the NDAA: Senator Mike Lee co-sponsored the Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011, which clarifies that a declaration of war or authorization for the use of military force by Congress does not authorize the indefinite detention of American …