YAL in Action

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

Tag: Surveillance
  • Restore The 4th at Owens Community College

    Recently, I had the pleasure of holding a restore the 4th event st my school of Owens. This was a great opportunity for me, as it allowed me to reach out further to the student body directly in order to successfully build a relationship. I reserved two days for the event of Tuesday and Thursday, …

  • The Great Debate V, University of Cincinnati

    A copy of our poster that was used in advertising the debate on campus. One of our YAL Chapter’s favorite recurring events that we do each semester is the The Great Debate: A debate amongst all the political student groups on campus over a variety of current issues. This was the fifth iteration of such …

  • Freedom of Speech Ball Autumn 2017, University of Cincinnati

        A Student writes on the Free Speech Ball while Drake Lundstrom (YAL) holds the ball steady. A popular event that Young Americans for Liberty typically holds is the Free Speech Ball event. We inflated a giant beach ball and let people use any color of sharpie to write whatever they wanted to on …

  • Our #RestoreThe4th Event at the University of Cincinnati

    To remind everyone of the egregious erosion of the fourth amendment and of our personal privacy in this country, our chapter decided to partake in the nation-wide YAL Activism event: #RestoreThe4th. This event took place on the 16th anniversary of the passage of the unconstitutional PATRIOT Act which has allowed the government to spy on …

  • #RestoreThe4th at St. Lawrence University

    Yesterday, SLUYAL hosted its #RestoreThe4th event on the St. Lawrence Campus. We had been planning this event since YAL had announced it; we put flyers around campus, hung a banner that resembled the “Big government eye” to stare down at everyone in our student center, invited our friends to our Facebook event, and added the …

  • The United States of Drones

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation put together a map of all the places in the United States that has received authorization from the Obama administration to fly drones in American skies. The list of agencies that has received permission from the FAA includes the usual suspects, but also surprising ones: This week the Federal Aviation Administration …

  • Warrantless Surveillance

  • Santa’s Helpers vs. Big Brother

    Ho Ho Ha! Santa Impersonators Wrap Radar Cameras TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – A group of Santa impersonators are on the naughty list of Arizona law enforcement officials. A YouTube video posted Monday shows four people dressed as Kris Kringle, white beards and red hats included, covering three speed and red light enforcement cameras in Tempe. …