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Young Americans Flock to Libertarian-Leaning Groups

PORTLAND — Meet the new pro-liberty, limited-government generation, frustrated with the establishment and, maybe, a burgeoning trend.

As more young people buck the traditional college political groups in favor of liberty-minded organizations, an older generation of libertarian and conservative politicos is taking notice.

Recruit these people, they’re thinking. Keep them engaged.

Ashley Greenacre is a sophomore at Oregon State University who  started Libertas, a freedom focused group named after the Roman Goddess of liberty. The national campaign for liberty, which focuses on holding government accountable to the U.S. Constitution, helped to entice Greenacre.

Source: Northwest Watchdog. Read full article. (link)

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