YAL in Action

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

Tag: Second Amendment
  • Second Amendment Inter-club Debate at Brigham Young University

    At the beginning of April, our YAL chapter helped organize and host the second event in a new on going series of inter-club debates on our campus at Brigham Young University. The topic of the evening was the Second Amendment. The College Democrats were arguing the motion that the second amendment was outdated and out …

  • YAL Shows Up in Force to University of Texas at San Antonio’s “Second Amendment Political Fight Night”

    UTSA’s Undergrad Political Science Association held an open forum on a very hot and current topic: Gun control! The event was open to all students. We made sure all of our members wore YAL items like shirts and buttons. The event was civil and no personal attacks were made on either side. All YAL members …

  • A year in the Life of Stetson YAL

    The Stetson YAL chapter has made strides since the ending of the Fall semester. We’ve sucessfully exucuted multiple events including a “Speed” Debate, Ax the Tax, a Liberty wall, and a propaganda protest about the staus of student’s second admendment right on campus. The latter has been our most sucessful event that our chapter has …

  • How a comma ruins the 2nd Amendment

    Most people are aware that the mechanics and nuances of the English language have changed over the centuries. However, this does lead to some confusion when looking at texts from centuries ago and applying modern definitions of words and syntax to these documents. The Constitution of The United States is a prime example of this. …

  • Second Annual Shorter YAL Recruitment Drive

    Last week Shorter University YAL kicked off our activism-loaded semester with our second annual Recruitment Drive. We were able to engage many new freshman with interest in our chapter and our concealed carry on campus campaign. This semester, Shorter’s chapter will be vigilantly commencing in a campaign to bring concealed carry to Shorter’s campus. Currently, …

  • 2A Rally in Empire State Plaza!

    This spring, a gun rally of enormous size was held in Empire State Plaza, near the Capitol building in Albany. Our fearless chapter leader, Skyler, was one of several speakers for this event in which we raised $1,200 in just under four hours. We had many participants in the War on YOUth game who also …

  • SUNY Albany YAL Second Amendment Week Report!

    When SUNY Albany YAL began planning for the year in July, one of the things that we strove to do was make a big impact on our campus in the face of strong philosophical opposition. Our biggest project to date would be our defining moment on our campus. Second Amendment Week took months of hard …

  • A gentleman’s guide to open carry

    Let me begin by saying that I believe the right to open carry a firearm in the United States is an indisputable, God-given right as codified in our founding documents. With that being said, let’s have a candid discussion about the effectiveness of the recent open carry movement in America. There is a difference between …

  • KU Fights For Gun Rights

    On Tuesday November 19th, the KU Chapter of YAL organized an Empty Holster Protest with the goal of informing students about the truth of gun free zones.  We wanted to educate about new Kansas legislation and identify support. This was also in response to a controversial tweet coming from a sitting KU professor calling for …

  • Criminals advocate for gun-free zones at UNF

    Young Americans for Liberty members at University of North Florida took to the campus to aware students on gun-free zone policies. Dressed in full prison outfits and sandwich signs, YAL showed that gun-free zones are counterintuitive. Armed with facts we presented students numbers and statistics on gun- free zones. We spend the whole afternoon walking …