Pro-Life Libertarians

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Pro-Life Libertarians' Facebook Page
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[1]:

  • 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.

Goals

Pro-Life Libertarians has one listed goal[2]:

  • 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[3]. Their followers are both registered Libertarian Party members and unaffiliated libertarians as well as registered Republicans, Democrats, and Green Party members.

References

  1. Pro-Life Libertarians About Page.
  2. Pro-Life Libertarians About Page.
  3. Pro-Life Libertarians Community Page.