YAL in Action

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

Tag: Spring 2012
  • Check out YAL’s Spring 2012 Semester Report!

    Today YAL is proud to release our comprehensive report of our activities since January.  This semester has seen record growth and activity on all fronts, and we think you’ll be really impressed.  Check out the report here, and be sure to share it with your family and friends!

  • UCSD: Just Say No to the DEA

    The Young Americans for Liberty at University of California-San Diego have been hard at work trying to motivate students to stand against the DEA in the recent wake of the debacle with Daniel Chong. After pushing for a resolution through our student government denouncing the DEA for their actions (which passed unanimously), YAL members tabled …

  • Government Gone Wild @ GCSU

    NB:  This report is a little late, but we still wanted to share it with you! The week after spring break, the YAL chapter at Georgia College and State University decided to stop and frisk random strangers on campus. Unlike the TSA, we asked for consent first. Most people said “no” because they don’t like …

  • Announcing the April All-Out Activism Contest Winners!

    Competition is one of the central tenets of our philosophy.  As Ludwig von Mises put it, “Competitors aim at excellence and preeminence in accomplishments within a system of mutual cooperation.” That is why with every YAL national activism project, we include an incentive for chapters to compete.  For April All-Out Activism, that incentive was: First …

  • University of Chicago Visualizes the Debt

    Young Americans for Liberty at the University of Chicago helped our fellow students see the impact of the Federal Government’s spending addiction with a Visualize the Debt display. Throughout the day on Tuesday, YAL members tabled, explaining both the danger of the national debt and how the cause is spending and not insufficient tax revenue. …

  • Visualize the Debt at Northern Kentucky University

    Members of the NKU YAL chapter educated their students on the national debt. We set up our debt clock in front of the student union, one of the most high traffic areas on campus. During this week, we tabled while holding the event through lunch while the most students were on campus. We distributed literature …

  • reYALity Check Comes to Georgia Southern University

    On a bright Thursday morning in April we, the Georgia Southern chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, set out to educate our fellow college students on just how much they DON’T know about their government. While most students got the pop culture questions right without hesitation, many balked when asked to name three rights protected …

  • Freedom Fest at The University of Delaware!

    On a beautiful day in April, the University of Delaware Young Americans for liberty put on an all out Freedom Fest! With eye catching displays including a giant debt clock, a mock TSA scanner and a fake Guantanamo Bay prisoner, interested students debated their views and were educated on the ideas of liberty for the …

  • Lawrence Reed at Georgia Tech! & Other April Activism

    Georgia Tech YAL experienced its busiest month in April. On top of bringing Lawrence Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, we also did some chalking to raise awareness about the debt. All of this was somehow balanced within the three most mentally racking weeks at Georgia Tech: Hell Week, Dead Week, and of …

  • SRU YAL finishes successful year of activism

    This was the first year for YAL at Slippery Rock University and right off the bat the group was blessed with some very dedicated members. There is also no College Republicans group on campus, so we had a unique opportunity of winning over some minds that may have leaned to the far-right before. It all …