YAL in Action

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

Tag: Your Life. Your Right.
  • Hillsdale YAL Holds Your Life, Your Right

    Hillsdale College’s YAL chapter held our “Your Life, Your Right” event on Friday, reaching large amounts of students and earning 16 additional sign ups. We attracted a lot of people who were walking to and from lunch and were interested in gun rights on campus. Our event was especially relevant due to the lock-down we …

  • Nerf Gun War In A Gun Free Zone

    The Latter Day Saints Business College YAL chapter hosted a fantastic Your Life, Your Right event promoting the second amendment. Students came together for a robust discussion on the second amendment and the right to self-defense. While there were many differing reasons why one should have the right to self-defense, everyone was united in their …

  • Conversations with Public Safety

    For Spring Hill College’s Your Life Your Right event we held a a discussion with officers from our school’s public safety office. It ranged from what we were allowed to do to defend ourselves on campus to hearing some rather humorous stories from their past lives at other institutions. My goal here was to grow …

  • Nerf Guns, Pizza, and a Lesson About Life

    Students at LDS Business College in Salt Lake City gathered for the last time in the semester to talk about a sacred right: the right of self defense. Students of many view points came to discuss our right to bear arms, and the demonstration did not disappoint. After we introduced Young Americans for Liberty and …

  • Your Life Your Right at St. John’s University

    On Thursday, December 1, the St. John’s University YAL Chapter hosted ‘Your Life Your Right.’ This was our Chapter’s second event of the year, the first being our fall recruitment drive. The club’s officers and I set up the event’s poster and materials during common hour, in a high traffic area. Almost immediately, the poster …

  • Your Life, Your Right: Front Range Community College

    Rather than doing one specific event, we did the ‘Your Life, Your Right’ event over the last week. I prepared a lesson for the handful of students who showed up to our second meeting this past Wednesday about how ineffective weapons bans have shown to be throughout history, according to the data. We also discussed …

  • “Harambe and Your Life, Your Right” at UL Lafayette

    YAL at UL chose to take a slightly different angle with our YLYR event; we decided to bring Harambe into this. Such shocking imagery really attracted people to our booth, and it opened a lot of thoughtful discussion on gun-free zones, or as we like to call them, “self-defense-free-zones”. It was also a great way …

  • 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 …

  • William Carey University: Your Life. Your Right.

    On November 16, our chapter at William Carey University held a Your Life. Your Right. event in order to bring attention to campus policies restricting weapons of self defense, including pepper spray. In addition to a recruitment and discussion table, we created a “dodgeball free” zone in which students who chose to participate were able …

  • Iowa YAL Participates in YLYR

    The Iowa YAL chapter had been planning on doing a mid-semester recruitment push before thanksgiving break to keep our numbers high going into the Spring Semester. Lucky for us, the university hosts a “Pick One” event encouraging students to ‘pick one’ student organization to get involved with–similar to our student organization fair at the beginning …