YAL in Action

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

Tag: Pennsylvania
  • Looking Back on the Patriot Act through Activism

    Earlier today, our chapter at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania just completed our Restore the Fourth Event, and it definitely turned heads. While Caitlin Strasser held down the signup table fort, Brandon Valent and I roamed campus decked out as secret agents. We approached passers-by and handed them search warrants, complete with a list of reasons …

  • Penn Fall Activities Fair: Constitutions handed out, Recruits obtained!

    Thursday, August 31st was a great day for liberty in sunny Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania chapter of YAL participated in the Fall Student Activities Fair, the largest club recruitment event of the year. For three hours liberty-loving members handed out information about YAL and pocket constitutions to very receptive students. The chapter got over …

  • Another Day, Another Voter ID Law

    If there ever was a Sisyphean task, look at the continued efforts of state governments to ram through various incarnations of voter identification laws. At issue most recently is the State of Pennsylvania’s stricter voter identification requirement law passed in March of 2012 without a single Democratic vote. History shows that this type of legislation is …

  • We Know Who YOU Are Too…

    Though PJTV may come off as a little too conservative sometimes, their contributors often have many good points, and if not, they usually are at least pretty clever. This is a taxpayers’ rebuttal of sorts to the Orwellian/Fascist/Authoritarian/Just-Plain-Damn-Scary PA Tax Ad released earlier this year. As a Pennsylvanian myself, who has been getting enough threats from my …

  • Event: Freedom Action National Conference

    If you live in PA and are for some lame reason not coming to the YAL 2010 National Convention, you may want to check out this August conference, which features Dr. Tom Woods as a main speaker: Radio Row: Several national radio shows will be broadcasting live from the Conference, including Sam Bushman’s Liberty Round …

  • “To save the citizens from themselves…”

    …that was the line of the preamble of the Constitution I must have forgotten when I first read about a law in Pennsylvania which requires home kitchens to be inspected by the state if they produce anything for a bake sale: Bill Chirdon, director of food safety for the state Department of Agriculture, said hundreds …