Watch: Why Should Conservatives Like Libertarian Ideas? by Learn Liberty

In this video, Dr. Stephen Davies with Learn Liberty highlights the similarities between conservatives and Libertarians. Learn Liberty is an online resource that advocates for freedom both in the individual and the markets. They tackle tough questions, always keeping liberty at the forefront of the conversation.

Caption: Are you a conservative? If so, Dr. Stephen Davies suggests that it may be worth considering the ideas of libertarianism. For instance, conservatives tend to prefer institutions that have been tried and trusted, and want to maintain and uphold a traditionally established way of life. They also typically believe in an established or correct moral code. However, it does not logically follow that government should enforce all of these things. In fact, government enforcement of morals and traditions is often detrimental to both.

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Chris Spangle is the publisher and editor of We Are Libertarians, a news site and podcast that covers national and Indiana politics from the libertarian perspective. Spangle previously worked in marketing for the Englehart Group on behalf of the Advocates for Self-Government. He also served as the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana and producer of the Abdul in the Morning Show. He now works as the web director of a nationally syndicated morning show.

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