YAL in Action

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

Tag: spring 2017
  • Saint John’s University YAL Chapter officially recognized!

    SJU’s YAL Chapter made a lot of progress in becoming an officially recognized student organization during the spring 2017 semester!  We worked with the Student Government and other campus political clubs to create a Political Council which will govern us. This gives us more leeway financially and allows us to make decisions on our own, …

  • 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. …

  • Recruitment Drive at the Accepted Students Fair at University of Buffalo

    We had a great tabling event at the Accepted Students Fair here at the University at Buffalo on April 23rd. We got dozens of incoming students to the university to sign up to receive our emails, and many of them got a picture with our Ron Paul cutout. There were great conversations had with libertarian …

  • 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 …

  • Clark University Semester Update

    The Spring Summit in Boston kicked off Clark University’s YAL activism season. With thoughtful trainers and speakers like Bill Frezza and Lou Perez, I left with creative ideas about raising awareness on campus about the need to preserve liberty in our nation. We hope to bring speakers to campus in the near future, and identify …

  • Closing the Year Strong at Washington State University

    I am pleased to announce that our YAL chapter at Washington State University finished our semester with double the membership that we started! By reorganizing our chapter and hosting events on campus we are much more known by our fellow students. I just want to tell you all about a few of the events we …

  • Fight for Free Speech at Pasadena City College

    Another successful event at Pasadena City College! Many PCC students showed their support for free speech and YAL yesterday during our Fight for Free Speech event! We rolled our 5 foot high Free Speech Ball around campus and spoke with students about their right to free speech, especially on a public college campus like PCC! …

  • Fight for Free Speech at Buffalo State College

    We had a great day rolling around a giant free speech ball at Buffalo State College on Friday, April 28th to bring attention to our Fight for Free Speech. We had 50 sign ups from people supporting our right to free speech and who also covered the ball in a variety of statements that opposed …

  • 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 …