LNC Chair, Nicholas Sarwark had a question for Donald Trump but didn’t get to ask it at FreedomFest.
The New Jersey government tried to use its power of eminent domain to condemn Mrs. Coking’s property, take it away at the lowest price possible and then transfer it to Donald Trump for a fraction of the market value. Lucky for Mrs. Coking, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy recognized how central property rights are to a free society writing: “Individual freedom finds tangible expression in property rights.” For the whole story: http://ij.org/casino-reinvestment-development-authority-v-coking
The Libertarian Party defends property rights in our platform:
2.1 Property and Contract
As respect for property rights is fundamental to maintaining a free and prosperous society, it follows that the freedom to contract to obtain, retain, profit from, manage, or dispose of one’s property must also be upheld. Libertarians would free property owners from government restrictions on their rights to control and enjoy their property, as long as their choices do not harm or infringe on the rights of others. Eminent domain, civil asset forfeiture, governmental limits on profits, governmental production mandates, and governmental controls on prices of goods and services (including wages, rents, and interest) are abridgements of such fundamental rights… Read the entire section at: http://www.lp.org/platform
LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark has a question for Donald Trump https://www.facebook.com/libertarians/videos/10153439392667726/ @RealDonaldTrump @LPNational #tcot #tlot #FreedomFest