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University Refuses to Recognize ‘Dangerous’ Young Americans for Liberty

Campus Reform
Written by Campus Reform

A Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at Wichita State University was denied recognition after some student senators labeled the libertarian organization as “dangerous.”
One senator even suggested that “if we want to have a libertarian organization on campus, there are other ways to do that,” but failed to specify what those alternatives might be.

A Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at Wichita State University was denied recognition after some student senators labeled the libertarian organization as “dangerous.”

“Although I am someone who absolutely believes in free speech and activism and being able to speak up, what we have seen from this organization is dangerous,” remarked Student Senator Sandra Carlo, who led the charge against YAL at Wednesday night’s senate meeting.

According to The Sunflower, Carlo was successful in her efforts as a vote to grant the chapter official club status failed 8-16-5, with one senator commenting that his “stomach [was] in knots” over the vote.

“My stomach is in knots right now because this is a tough issue for me,” Student Senator Timothy Dodd declared, clarifying that he wanted to give YAL a chance, but apparently had concerns over its allegedly hateful rhe…

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