YAL in Action

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

Tag: Self Defense
  • “Your Life. Your Right” at Jacksonville State University

    We were able to use the “Your Life. Your Right” kit supplies to hand out information to other students and gauge interest for our club, and we had several students express their interest. Our plan was to voice our support for self-defense through the 2nd Amendment. We had a discussion of self defense on campus …

  • Student Activist Fight for Common Sence Defense Policies

    Breaking News!! “Live Shooter Reported at Northeastern State University!” The breaking news update that no student wants to see while scrolling through their phone. Though it is still a headline that unfortunately is becoming more and more common in newspapers around the country. On a growing basis we see gruesome stories where students are helplessly …

  • “Your Life. Your Right.” at University of Delaware

    Last Wednesday the YAL chapter at University of Delaware held our Your Life. Your Right. event. We set up a table on The Green that we spread out all of our YAL swag on. We put some candy out on the table, but it was unseasonably warm so it all melted by the end of …

  • YAL at USF Wants YOU to Be Prepared

    On September 6, 2013, several University of South Florida students fell victim to violent crimes at the hands of a 24-year-old. Charlie Christopher Bates, a gunman from another county, raped and battered four young women and bound four young men at a football watch party before fleeing the off-campus housing complex to inflict more harm …

  • Concealed Carry on Campus

    Drake University is trying to calm parents’ and students’ fears that the campus isn’t safe due to a few shootings recently in the surrounding neighborhood.  To be honest, it really isn’t all that safe around the campus.  No, it isn’t another Detroit, where folks have a lot more to worry about in regard to their …

  • “I chose my son over him.”

    Sarah McKinley had a choice to make on New Years Eve: To shoot or not to shoot the men at her front door who were attempting to break in.  She was holding a 12-gauge shotgun when the door finally swung open after one of the men forcefully broke the lock with his shoulder.   With …

  • There’s Already Government Provocateurs…

    …so don’t become one yourself. Travis Corcoran, a self proclaimed anarcho-capitalist, has had his weapons and ammunition seized after praising the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Corcoran, a comic book dealer, wrote on his blog, “1 down and 534 to go,” which is the number of representatives in the US Congress. More importantly, Corcoran tried …