YAL in Action

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

Tag: Ohio
  • Recruitment event at Cuyahoga Community College!

    Hey Liberty Warriors, I held my first activism event of the semester today (January 22nd). The event went well, I was able to get 12 new sign ups for my chapter. Not only did I promote my chapter but I also promoted the upcoming spring summit in Cleveland, Ohio which is in very close proximity …

  • Restoring the Fourth at LCCC

    Hey Liberty warriors, Last week I tabled at Lorain County Community College with the Restore the Fourth activism kit. I tabled in our main student union building which is one of the busiest parts of campus. I was able to hand out many of my materials to the students passing by. Most of the students liked …

  • How to secure free speech on your campus in 6 steps

    The topic of free speech on college campuses has become an incredibly heated issue, thus I believe it is our duty as liberty lovers to defend our rights to free speech. Luckily, Young Americans for Liberty, Students For Liberty, FIRE and many more great organizations provide excellent resources to aid student groups in their fight …

  • Hit ‘Em Where It Hurts: The Courts

    Fighting a speeding ticket in the court system may not rise to NSA-whistleblower-level drama, but Keith Ledgerwood is a 29 year old who is doing more than his part in carving out a space for freedom. Prosecutors in Indian Hill, Ohio have appealed three times thus far in their efforts to stick Ledgerwood with the …

  • Bill Aims to Emphasize Founding Documents in Ohio Schools

      George Washington said that “The Constitution is the guide which I will never abandon.” But just take a glance at the city that shares his name, and you’ll see just the opposite:  Most politicians have no reservations when it comes to abandoning this critical document. Sadly, this is also reflected in our schools. The …

  • Distortions or Lies?

    Recently, we’ve blogged about YAL chapters in Ohio helping out with The Ohio Project, which is a grassroots ballot initiative to nullify the federal healthcare mandate in Ohio. 385,000 signatures had to be gathered for the initiative to appear on the ballot this fall. On Thursday, about 550,000 signatures were turned in to the secretary …

  • Ohio YAL Conference Recap

    On Saturday, January 22, YAL members from across Ohio met in Columbus at the campus of the Ohio State University to take part in the first ever Ohio YAL Conference. After kicking off the day with a terrific presentation on YAL and the real nature of politics by the YAL Midwest Regional Director himself Dave …

  • First Ever Ohio YAL Conference!

    It is time for Young Americans for Liberty chapters across the state of Ohio to come together and set the agenda for 2011. To accomplish this goal, we will be holding the first ever Ohio YAL Conference! All Ohio YAL members are invited to attend.  The event is FREE and lunch will be provided. When: …

  • Live Free or Fry BBQ at Ohio State!

    Last Friday, Young Americans for Liberty at the Ohio State University hosted a BBQ for liberty. An estimated 40 members and passersby attended for free food and conversations about free society. Discussions ranged from introductory libertarianism to Mises and Bastiat.   Perhaps the most exciting event of the night occurred when a traveling string band, The Drunken …

  • I THINK You Were Speeding

    In a 5-1 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled that the only thing a police officer needs to write you a speeding ticket is his eyes. The court explained that a police officers “unaided visual estimation” was sufficient enough to be used as evidence to convict an individual of violating speed limit laws. No …