YAL in Action

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

Tag: rights
  • Tabling to promote Raeford Davis event

    My YAL chapter at St. Lawrence University will be hosting a virtual lecture with former police officer Raeford Davis, so we did a tabling event to promote it in our campus student center. We used the SFL Group Network “Civil Liberties” kit as well as YAL “How to deal with police” and “Incarceration nation” palm …

  • Liberals and Reproductive “Rights”

    Over the last 4 years I have signed petitions from a number sites that have dealt with civil liberties, often unaware of the other policies the hosting organizations promote. One of those sites, Advocates for Youth, regularly sends email updates, urging me to sign petitions and take surveys, which I try to do when I …

  • The Rights of Man, Even the Monstrous Ones

    (Forgive the obviously romanticized language…I had just read Jefferson and just went with it.  Also, I haven’t heard much from YAL members on this trial, so I’m interested to hear people’s opinions.) Due to the recurring debate over the form and location of the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed which presents itself as an issue …

  • Standing Your Ground against Police

    This video from Pete Eyre of The Motorhome Diaries is one of the best examples of standing up for your rights I’ve ever seen. This video is the second of Pete’s used by Cop Block, a non-profit organization founded by Adam Mueller, another member of The Motorhome Diaries. I think one of the best examples …

  • Healthcare For All, A Chicken in Every Pot

    Fortunately, it seems President Obama’s health care proposal, despite two “historical votes,” in its favor, is losing some steam. With infighting in the left over the Stupak amendment and the public option itself,  the divides in the Democratic party over the issue seem to be growing by the day. With a crazy holiday schedule added to …