YAL in Action

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

Tag: Ax the Tax
  • Ax the Tax at Temple

    We hosted our final event of the year at Temple, Ax the Tax! We set up by the Bell Tower with the inflatable ax and some interesting facts about the US tax code.  As people walked by we asked, “Do you know where your taxes are going?” Most people looked at us blankly as if …

  • Ax the Tax at Vassar

    Last week Vassar’s YAL chapter advocated Axing the Tax. Tabling in the Retreat, the central cafe on campus, members engaged students in discussion on how taxpayer dollars are wasted by the government. Many were surprised to learn the ridiculous spending habits of the government, which wastes money on trinkets, decorations and other useless items. We …

  • Ending a Semester at Southern

    After finishing my last final, I can look back on the semester and reflect on what we have recently accomplished. We recently held our Ax the Tax event here. I tabled in the student center. We had made a large sign with a bunch of examples of government waste. I also handed out the “Freedom …

  • Ax the Tax at Taylor University

    On Thursday, April 27th at 5pm Taylor University’s Young Americans for Liberty chapter took to the dining commons to Ax the Tax. With newly activated members side by side with seasoned officers, the discussion was ignited. YAL members managed a table with many economic essays and pamphlets which were handed out along with our revolutionary ideas. …

  • Ax the Tax at Humboldt State University

    We had an awesome time out on the quad at HSU educating students on the United States’ ridiculous and over-complicated tax code on Tax Day, April 18th. While not everyone agreed with us that taxation is theft, we still had a lot of great conversations about how the tax code should be simplified and made …

  • Visualize the Debt Brings Great Conversations at Missouri S&T

    Chapter president Ben Unger, State Chair Jaret Scharnhorst, and I took to outside the Missouri S&T student center to show the government’s lack of ability to manage our money.  We displayed the national debt (or what it was for about a millisecond) on the student center lawn.  Our goals included getting a few people to …

  • Ax the Tax at Kutztown University

    On Thursday April 20, 2017, the YAL chapter at Kutztown University put on Ax the Tax. This was our major event for the semester. We held the event inside our student union building so that the 20,000+ pieces of paper we had that represented less than 1/3 of our federal tax code did not blow …

  • Ax the Tax at California State University Los Angeles

    Another tax season has come and gone. Millions of American dollars have been stolen by our own government once again. And we’ve just handed it over each year, for the most part, without a fight. Now is the time to fight! At CSULA, YAL is ready to Ax the Tax! Our display got much attention, …

  • Ax the Tax at Tidewater Community College

    We had our first event at Tidewater Community College – Chesapeake at a table in the Student Center. We talked to people about what Young Americans for Liberty is about. We asked them questions about their political philosophy on free speech and privacy. We also talked about issues with how complicated and unnecessary our nation’s incredibly …

  • Ax the Tax at Duquesne University

    We held our Ax the Tax event on April 27th. Thanks to some primetime real estate in the middle of the student union we were able to converse with more students than we ever have for an activism event! Two aspects of the afternoon stuck out in particular – the number of students who were …