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Each individual enjoys bodily autonomy and have rights that no other individual or group may violate.

Individuals have the freedom to decide what they knowingly and voluntarily consume.

Slavery is acceptable in certain circumstances, such as punishment for crime.

Freedom of expression should be unhindered by government regardless of the content.

Hate speech should be banned.

The control of communications by government is necessary so as to prevent the spread of ideas that may undermine the stability of the nation.

Provision of the internet should be socialised and made available free of charge.

People should be free to engage or abstain from religious activities that do not violate the rights of others.

Blasphemy laws should be reinstated.

Government action should neither aid nor attack any religion.

Religious organisations should not be exempt from taxation.

“You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide” is a valid statement.

Government transparency is vital to ensuring accountability.

Government surveillance should be expanded to combat terrorism.

People should be secure in their persons, homes, property, and communications.

In order to solve crimes the police need the power to conduct searches and seizures without consent or a warrant.

Sexual orientation, preference, gender, or gender identity should have no impact on the government’s treatment of individuals.

Government should have the authority to define, license, or restrict personal relationships.

Consenting adults should be free to choose their own sexual practices and personal relationships.

Access to abortion should be regulated by the government.

Criminal laws should be limited to violation of the rights of others through force or fraud.

“No victim, no crime” is a valid statement.

Banned medicinal and recreational drugs should remain illegal.

Police, fire, and ambulance services should be provided by the market.

Individuals who voluntarily assume risk of physical harm to themselves are a burden on society and such behaviour should be banned.

Restitution should be paid to victims at the expense of the criminal or negligent wrongdoer.

Rights such as due process and the presumption of innocence are relics of the past and only interfere with obtaining criminal convictions.

Juries should be able to judge not just the facts of a case but also the justice of the law.

Dispute resolution cannot be effectively provided by the market and thus require a government–controlled justice system.

Prisons as they currently exist should be abolished.

The only legitimate use of force is in defence of individual rights — life, liberty, and justly acquired property — against aggression.

All people have the right to self–defence and they may agree to be aided by any other individual or group.

Individuals do not have the right to keep and bear arms.

People should be prosecuted for exercising their right to self-defence.

Private property owners should be free to set the rules regarding the presence of weapons on their own property.

Government should restrict, register, and monitor the ownership, manufacture, and transfer of firearms and ammunition.

Respect for private property rights is fundamental to maintaining a free and prosperous society.

Contracts to obtain, retain, profit from, manage, or dispose of one’s private property should be regulated by the government.

Private property owners have the right to control and enjoy their property so long as their choices do not harm nor infringe on the rights of others.

The practices of eminent domain and civil asset forfeiture should be abolished.

In order to protect the poor from the rich, limits on profits, production mandates, and controls on prices of goods and services are necessary.

For voluntary dealings, parties should be free to trade with who they want and on mutually–agreeable terms.

Private landowners do not have an incentive to maintain natural resources and as such need to be regulated by the government.

To prevent government pollution and misuse of natural resources, public land should be privatised.

Protecting the environment requires that resources like land, water, air, and wildlife be held in common and private ownership restricted.

The profit motive stifles the innovations and behavioural changes required to protect the environment, requiring intervention in the market.

Environmental advocates and social pressure are a more effective means of changing public behaviour than government action.

Subsidies for energy production should be abolished.

Energy pricing, allocation, and production are too important to be left to the market and should be controlled by the government.

People who think they are entitled to keep what they earn are merely being selfish and should be forced to pay their fair share.

“Taxation is the price we pay for civilisation” is a valid statement.

Government budgets should be balanced by curbing expenditure and not by raising taxes.

People should be free to choose which products and services they wish to purchase and not be forced to pay for something against their will.

Free market banking, with competition among banks and depository institutions of all types, is preferable to a system controlled by a central bank.

Profits and losses should be socialised.

Individuals who engage in voluntary exchange should be free to use as money any mutually agreeable commodity or item.

Inflationary monetary policies and legal tender laws should be abolished.

Money should be abolished.

Individuals have the right to form corporations, cooperatives, and other types of entities based on voluntary association.

Private ownership of the means of production should be abolished.

Subsidies and bailouts to business, labour, and other special interests should be abolished.

Public entities should be able to compete with private enterprise.

Employment and compensation agreements between employers and employees are private and should not be encumbered by social engineering.

Private employers and employees should be required by law to bargain with each other through a labour union.

Membership in a labour union should be a requirement for obtaining employment.

Compulsory arbitration and obligations to bargain are necessary to ensure that bosses do not exploit their workers.

Provision of education should be socialised and made available free of charge.

Education is best provided by the free market, achieving greater quality, accountability, and efficiency with more diversity of choice.

The education of children is the financial responsibility of parents or guardians, not the government.

Health insurance companies exploit the sick and dying to make a profit and therefore should be regulated by the government.

Individuals should be free to determine the level of health insurance they want, if any.

Health care should be provided by the free market.

Suicide and euthanasia should be illegal.

Provision of health care should be socialised and made available free of charge.

Not all individuals will take responsibility for planning their retirement, therefore an age pension should be provided.

Socialised welfare programs should be phased out and replaced with a private voluntary system based on insurance, charity, and mutual aid.

Most people will not voluntarily help the poor, therefore it is incumbent on the government to provide welfare services so as to combat poverty.

Charity and civil society will weaken if government does not have the power to direct such activity.

In order to preserve global stability the government needs to embrace foreign political alliances and act as a policeman for the world.

Service in the military should be compulsory.

Rights are not inalienable and can be suspended during times of war.

Intelligence agencies would be obstructed from preserving security if they were subjected to oversight and transparency.

Government should not use secret classifications to keep from the public information that it should have.

Foreign policy should seek to keep a nation in a position of strength relative to other nations.

Foreign policy should emphasise defence against attack from abroad and enhance the likelihood of peace by avoiding foreign entanglements.

Foreign intervention, including military and economic aid, are necessary for preserving the security of the nation.

All people have the right to resist tyranny and defend themselves and their rights.

Impediments to free trade should be abolished.

Political freedom and escape from tyranny demand that individuals not be unreasonably constrained in the crossing of borders.

Trade should be regulated by the government.

Economic freedom demands the unrestricted movement of human as well as financial capital across national borders.

All people are born with an inherent right to their life, liberty, and property.

Some rights can impose an obligation upon others to fulfil that right.

Government should neither deny nor abridge human rights based upon biological characteristics or personal preferences.

Members of private organisations can set standards of association and individuals are free to respond with ostracism or boycotts.

Parents, or other guardians, have the right to raise their children according to their own standards and beliefs.

Parents should be able to abuse and neglect their children without fear of intervention.

Without the state there would be chaos and disorder.

It is the right of every individual to resist tyranny and abolish it, replacing it with a system that respects individual rights.

The state should be abolished.


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