YAL in Action

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

Tag: New Jersey
  • Saint Peter’s University Club Fair

    This Year, Devin Varela, Tristan Reyes, and Ryan Cramer ran the Saint Peter’s YAL Table at their school Involvement Fair. With the three of us tackling activism together, we were able to reach much more people. It was reassuring to others to see how we felt about YAL, making them want to join more. The …

  • NJ Governor Chris Christie: War on Drugs “A Failure”

    Touting a new mandatory treatment program for non-violent drug offenders in the state of New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie is the latest high-ranking US government official to condemn the decades-long War on Drugs. In a speech Monday at the Washington, DC-based Brookings Institution, Christie called the War on Drugs a well-intentioned public policy failure: The …

  • Medicinal Marijuana: It’s A Jersey Thing

    The road to 2019 continues to get a lot greener — and we aren’t talking about the worthless Federal Reserve Notes. Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie officially made New Jersey the 16th state to allow medicinal marijuana dispensaries to be opened, after a two-year delay by the governor to ensure the users and sellers of the …

  • NJ Gets Her Party On?!

    Can New Jersey really expand the market place by just getting out of the way?  In my beloved people’s republic of NJ, liquor licenses are handed out on a limited basis — and not to grocery stores.  Needless to say, they’re further proof that the government will regulate whatever it can get its hands on. …

  • Is the Wilsonian nightmare coming to an end?

    I’m a proud New Jerseyian for a few reasons:  Taylor Ham; Judge Andrew Napolitano and his alumni status at Princeton;  and NJ is the birthplace of a great noninterventionist:  President Grover Cleveland. Yet I’m not proud of the fact that NJ is also the home of Woodrow Wilson, the standard bearer of liberal interventionism around …

  • Mayor Lonegan at Montclair State

    Today, Young Americans for Liberty held a forum for Mayor Lonegan, the only true Republican running for governor in New Jersey. It was a great success. We had a good showing of people, including many who were not yet affiliated with YAL. The message of individual liberty was also advanced by speakers from Gun Owners …