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YAL at Formaggio's!!

Thursday, Feb 27, 7:30 pm
1713 10th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35205

Join Young Americans for Liberty at Formaggio's this Thursday at 7:30! 

Formaggio's has awesome pizza, beer, and karaoke and we'd love for you to come experience it with us. This is a great way to meet some of our members and learn more about the organization.

Bring a friend! 

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Screening of the documentary "Juvies"

Wednesday, Oct 16, 6 pm
Heritage Hall room 102

October is Youth Justice Awareness Month! As part of nationwide efforts to highlight the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under 18 in the adult criminal justice system, please join us for a screening of the documentary film Juvies. The film will be followed by a discussion about the practice of trying children as adults in Alabama led by Ebony Howard, SPLC Senior Staff Attorney and Juvenile Justice Policy Specialist, and Rickey Ward, advocate and formerly...

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FAT HEAD documentary screening

Thursday, Feb 9, 7 pm
Heritage Hall 125


Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) at UAB will be watching the documentary "Fat Head" tomorrow Thursday February the 9th at 7:00 PM in Heritage Hall 125. In the movie comedian Tom Naughton replies to the blame-McDonald’s crowd by losing weight on a fat-laden fast-food diet while demonstrating that nearly everything we’ve been told about obesity and healthy eating is wrong. Along with some delicious parody of Super Size Me, Naughton serves up...

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YAL first meeting

Thursday, Jan 19, 7 pm
HH 125


Please join us for our first meeting of the year. We are looking forward to our best semester yet! Come out to see what we have planned! Below is a tentative schedule that will be firmed up and finalized tonight. It should give you a good idea of what YAL at UAB is about. We will also be discussing the GOP candidates positives and negatives (for liberty of course). Pizza will be provided; this event is co-sponsored by the USGA.

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Choose Charity

Thursday, Nov 17, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall room 125

YAL @ UAB will host Southeastern Regional coordinator for Young Americans for Liberty national organization, Josh Jackson, this Thursday.

Josh will be focusing on YAL's latest initiative entitled, "Choose Charity".

This is an effort to get more students involved in private, liberty-minded solutions to our problems, as opposed to government solutions.

This will be an opportunity to talk about how local, private charities can be more...

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America's War on Education

Thursday, Nov 10, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall room 125

YAL @ UAB will be meeting this Thursday at 7:30 pm to discuss the public education system. This presentation will be led by Igor Gembitsky. All perspectives are welcome, we like to have a diversity of views represented during these discussions. The following are some of the points that will be touched on:

Why is America paying more than any other nation for education (per capita) and seeing poor results? Why is the cost of education (public and higher education) going up...

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Political Engagement Debate

Thursday, Oct 27, 7:30 pm
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Tabling for Morality of Capitalism

Thursday, Oct 20, 11 am
HUC lobby

From 11am-2pm this Thursday we will be holding a tabling event in the HUC lobby by Jazzman's.  Copies of the book Morality of Capitalism will be given out in preparation for our meeting later that evening and we will also be passing out copies of the World's Smallest Political Quiz. 

Feel free to help out, grab a book or just stop by to say hello!  

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Morality of Capitalism discussion

Thursday, Oct 20, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall room 125

This week we will be discussing an essay from The Morality of Capitalism book.  The essay is entitled "Competition and Cooperation" by David Boaz of the Cato Institute.

In the wake of an economic downturn that is often blamed on the free market and corporate greed by Occupiers and other groups, we feel this is a critical time to spread the message of free trade, free enterprise and cooperation. 

This program is made...

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Free the Hops at UAB

Thursday, Oct 6, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall room 125

Gabe Harris, president of Free the Hops will be our guest speaker.

Free the Hops is a grassroots political organization that seeks to change the beer and brewery laws in Alabama. So far they have successfully increased the allowable ABV of beer and liberalized the brewing industry.

So come join us and learn about what FTH is planning for the future and how local beer can bring much needed jobs (and good beer!) to Alabama.

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Guest Speaker Mike Rster

Thursday, Sep 29, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall 125

Mike Rster, former vice-chairman of the Libertarian Party of Alabama, will be our guest speaker this Thursday.

Mike will share with us the libertarian perspective on current issues and how if government followed a more libertarian approach it would help the economy to improve and resolve the ongoing job crisis.

Join us if you can for an enlightening and interesting discussion!


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Marijuana and the State: More than just killing your Buzz

Thursday, Sep 22, 7:30 pm
Heritage Hall room 125

High times are upon us. Learn more about marijuana prohibition and the fights being waged to bring a sensible drug policy to the state of Alabama.

Guest speakers Ron Crumpton and Chris Butts from the Alabama Medical Marijuana Coalition will be joining us for discussion.

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Pizza and Beer at Formaggio's!

Friday, Aug 26, 7 pm
1713 10th Ave So, Birmingham

Join us this Friday for an informal social event at Formaggio's for incoming and returning members of YAL at UAB!  Here we can hang out, talk about whatever might be on your mind about the group or anything going on in the real or hypothetical world, all accompanied by hot pizza and cold beer (the latter of course for those lucky enough to have lived the arbitrary 21 years) 

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