Document:LNC Resolution 15 May 2020 Government Overreach Regarding COVID-19
Email ballot 200508-1: RESOLUTION ON GOVERNMENT OVERREACH RE COVID-19
All names are listed alphabetically by surname.
Motion: Whereas governmental bodies in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis have stepped beyond their rightful powers, and
Whereas no person or organization can claim to hold the principles of
liberty in times of peace and plenty who does not hold them as firmly in times of emergency,
Be it therefore resolved that the Libertarian National Committee make known its opposition to tyranny in humanitarian’s clothing, affirming that: No "emergency," whether declared or undeclared, shall be used as a pretext or justification for the limitation of any of the rights and freedoms of the individual, or for the expansion of the powers of government or any of its agencies, representatives, or member institutions.
Threshold Required: 3/4 Vote
Voting "aye": Whitney Bilyeu, Joe Bishop-Henchman, Sam Goldstein, Tim Hagan, Caryn Ann Harlos, Jim Lark, Richard Longstreth, Alex Merced, Steve Nekhaila, Justin O’Donnell, John Phillips, Jason Smith, Elizabeth Van Horn
Voting "nay": None
Express Abstention: None
With a final vote tally of 12-0-0-5 the motion PASSED
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