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Robert Marquette on Welfare & Poverty

 

 


Help poor via voluntary charitable efforts

Retirement planning is the responsibility of the individual, not the government. Libertarians would phase out the current government-sponsored Social Security system and transition to a private voluntary system. The proper and most effective source of help for the poor is the voluntary efforts of private groups and individuals. We believe members of society will become even more charitable and civil society will be strengthened as government reduces its activity in this realm.
Source: 2016 Libertarian platform adopted in Convention, Orlando FL , May 30, 2016

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