Pro-Life Libertarians is a special interest group of anti-abortion Libertarians associated with a Facebook page. Started in 2012 by Rich Hersey, they claim "We are libertarians who believe in protecting the inherent, natural rights that all humans have. We are both pro-life and libertarian!"
Position on abortion
The following statements summarize their position on abortion:
- We are libertarians who believe in protecting the inherent, natural rights that all humans have. We are both pro-life and libertarian!
- We believe that human life is precious and that a unique human organism, a member of the human species, begins at conception.
- We believe that the most innocent and defenseless humans are unborn babies. If there is a minority that needs protection, this is that minority. We are a voice for the voiceless.
Pro-Life Libertarians has one listed goal:
- Our goal is to educate our followers with logical libertarian arguments that encourage compassion for both the unborn and the mother.
Size of group and affiliation
As of 11-08-2017, their Facebook page shows a total number of 16,789 likes. Their followers are both registered Libertarian Party members and unaffiliated libertarians as well as registered Republicans, Democrats, and Green Party members.