YAL in Action

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

Tag: University of Iowa
  • VICTORY: Missouri Governor Bans Campus ‘Free Speech Zones’

    On July 14, 2015, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 93 into law, including the Campus Free Expression Act (CAFE Act) which prohibits public colleges and universities from restricting student speech to “free speech zones.” The CAFE Act received overwhelmingly bipartisan support in the Missouri Senate, passing with a 34-0 vote in May, and …

  • Our crazy semester: YAL at the University of Iowa

    The University of Iowa’s Young Americans for Liberty chapter has been busy promoting liberty throughout our campus and community this semester by initiating and participating in recruitment, activism, and events. In February, our chapter had the privilege of attending the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington D.C. SFL organized a multitude of buses, one …

  • Constitution Week at the University of Iowa

    We celebrated Constitution Week with a week of amendment-themed activism! We kicked off the week with a trip to the local gun range, taking several members of our group. One of our members is an Army veteran and taught our members gun safety and how to shoot. We shot an AR-15 and AK-47, among other …

  • University of Iowa YAL spreads the message of liberty in Iowa City

    While Iowa City is known for being a liberal stronghold, YAL at the University of Iowa took the Iowa Memorial Union demonstrated the values of economic freedom and civil liberties. Thanks to the Jenga-nomics activism kit, Hawkeyes saw how forced redistribution can lead to a big loud crash. We attracted people to our table with offerings of candy bars and …