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‘Dismayed,’ ‘Disappointed,’ & ‘Troubled’: 35 of America’s Top 50 Universities Condemn SCOTUS Decision Banning Racial Preference Practices

In the days following last week’s Supreme Court ruling that prohibits colleges and universities from judging prospective students’ applications based on race, 35 of America’s top 50 institutions released statements of condemnation. CLICK HERE to explore the interactive data table Most of the statements expressed disappointment and argued that the Supreme Court is “turning back […]

Supreme Court Ruling Is A Brilliant Victory For Free Speech

By Madison Hahn, Staff Attorney Today’s ruling in the 303 Creative vs Elenis case is a brilliant victory for Free Speech! Young America’s Foundation participated in this case before the U.S. Supreme Court precisely because of the vital and fundamental interest at stake: every American must have the right and freedom to act in concert […]

YAF Surpasses 1 Billion Views on YouTube

Young America’s Foundation (YAF) surpassed an incredible milestone this week by amassing over one billion views on our YouTube channel, YAFTV, demonstrating the unwavering interest and support of young Americans for conservative principles. Since 2007, YAF has utilized YouTube as a powerful platform to share powerful lectures and a wide range of engaging content, inspiring […]

University at Buffalo YAFers File Federal Lawsuit to Save YAF Chapter

Young America’s Foundation, in partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom, is standing up for the rights of conservative students at the University at Buffalo who currently face the dissolution of their Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the hands of petty and vindictive student government officers and complicit university administrators. Attorneys representing the UB YAF chapter […]

Free Speech in Ireland is Under Attack, YAF to Help Irish Students Push Back

In recent months, Ireland has become a battleground for a heated debate surrounding proposed “hate speech” legislation that will infringe on citizens’ free speech rights. 5 Scariest Things about the Irish Hate Speech Bill pic.twitter.com/C5bs7zBQEG — Free Speech Ireland (@FreeSpeechIre) May 25, 2023 The Criminal Justice Bill, which leftist Interim Justice Minister Simon Harris is […]

Michigan State University’s Controversial Language Guide Sparks Outrage and Prompts Retraction

By Jaryn Crouson Michigan State University published an “Inclusive Guide” last semester, advising students to eliminate certain everyday words from their vocabularies. Terms including “Caucasian,” “female,” and even “America” were deemed offensive without clear justification, according to a tip received through Young America’s Foundation’s Campus Bias Tip Line. In the face of heated backlash, the […]

Leftist Students, Faculty, and Community Members Are Determined to Shut Down Vintage Shop in Chicago Over Shop Owner & Fiancé’s Conservative Values

Loyola and Northwestern University students and faculty members, in tandem with left-wing activists in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood, are determined to shut down a vintage shop owned by a young woman in response to her and her fiancè’s “controversial” and “dangerous” conservative beliefs. The controversy started last week when leftist activist Karen Rose Gilbert performed […]

CUA YAF Organizes Protest of Chinese Embassy in D.C.

By: Gabrielle Dankanich Chairman, Catholic University of America Young Americans for Freedom Imagine you are at home, drinking your morning coffee, reading through censored news and suddenly officials show up at your door and force you to go with them. You have no idea where you are going and you wonder if you accessed an […]

Antifa Organizing Protest of Matt Walsh Lecture at University of Iowa

An Antifa group is organizing a protest of Young America’s Foundation’s campus lecture featuring Matt Walsh at the University of Iowa later this month, according to flyers around campus and social media posts. “YAF is bringing him to OUR CAMPUS in eighteen days. Show up, please,” an account called “Antifa Hawkeye Action,” wrote on Twitter. […]

Intolerant Washington and Lee Students Call on University to Ban Walsh Lecture

UPDATE 03/22/2023: As of this update, 37 W&L professors have signed the letter in addition to the existing student signatures. Just over a week ahead of Matt Walsh’s next stop on his popular “What is a Woman?” campus lecture tour presented by Young America’s Foundation, leftists at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, penned […]

Following Threats of Legal Action, Purdue Admins Approve Knowles Speech

UPDATE 03/16/2023 – 11:30 AM: Within hours of YAF and ADF putting Purdue administrators on notice, the university notified students that their event is fully approved. YAF looks forward to bringing Michael Knowles to campus next week and will continue to work with the students to ensure the event is successful. Young America’s Foundation, in partnership […]

Universities Urged to Speak Out Against China’s Human Rights Abuses

By: Logan Whitcomb As tensions with China have increased over the previous years, universities across America have remained all too quiet. This has been noted by scholars and academics, and recent crackdowns on COVID protests have sparked a group of over 100 professors and students to sign a letter demanding that universities speak out against […]

Eventbrite Cancels Tickets for Stanford Event Featuring Matt Walsh

Over the weekend, leading event management platform Eventbrite once again demonstrated its intolerance for conservative events by taking down the ticketing page for Young America’s Foundation’s Wednesday evening lecture featuring Matt Walsh at Stanford University. Hundreds of registered attendees were surprised to receive emails from the company informing them that their tickets had been canceled. […]

Leftist Professors at UB Working to Incite Students Against Michael Knowles

Leftist professors at the University at Buffalo are trying to incite students against tomorrow night’s YAF lecture featuring Michael Knowles, according to a mass email thread obtained by the New Guard. Professors in the gender studies and theater departments sent emails to multiple university distribution lists, erroneously accusing the popular Daily Wire commentator of promoting […]

University at Buffalo’s President Condemns Common Sense Beliefs as ‘Hateful and Dehumanizing’ Ahead of Knowles Visit

This morning, only two days ahead of Michael Knowles’ University at Buffalo campus lecture, UB President Satish Tripathi sent a school-wide email condemning Knowles and the so-called “hateful and dehumanizing rhetoric” he will espouse.  “Hateful and dehumanizing rhetoric is an affront to everything our community embraces,” the president wrote. “To all those who are disenfranchised, […]

University at Buffalo Leftists Try to Derail Plans For Michael Knowles Lecture; Administrators Denounce His ‘Opinions Contrary to University Values’

The Young Americans for Freedom chapter at the University at Buffalo has faced extraordinary resistance from the school’s faculty, student government, and peers in their efforts to host Daily Wire conservative commentator and best-selling author Michael Knowles for a campus lecture scheduled to take place later this week. Despite multiple follow-ups and meetings, the YAF […]

Enraged Leftists ‘Won’t Back Down’ as Ben Sasse Takes Reigns at UF

By Caitlyn McCoy The University of Florida’s new president, Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, officially started his new role this week. Protestors gathered outside of Tigert Hall on his first day to protest his arrival, claiming that he is “not an appropriate representative” of the student body. A 150-200 student protest was hosted by UF’s Young […]

UNC May Ban Compelled Speech, Advancing Free Expression on Campus

Next month, the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors will vote to decide whether or not the public university system will adopt a policy banning compelled speech, the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal first reported. Currently, it is common for institutions of higher learning to require applicants to submit a “diversity statement,” […]

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