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Neo-libertarians follow a political philosophy combining elements of libertarian and neoconservative thought that embraces incrementalism domestically, and a generally objectivist/interventionist foreign policy based on self-interest, national defense and the expansion of freedom.

Neolibertarians hold that the best form of national government is one that promotes liberty (free markets and civil liberties) and strong national defense policies, including the use of pre-emptive military engagements only if it is against a threat to freedoms and a danger to the nation. It also holds that the federal government should concern itself with these issues above all others, while leaving nearly every other issue to more local political entities: state/provincial and municipal governments, communities, and individuals. Neo-libertarians are sometimes described as "pro-capitalist conservatives" or "libertarians who support the War on Terror." Some celebrities that fit into this neo-libertarian category include talk radio personalities Larry Elder, Neal Boortz, and comedian Dennis P.J. O'Rourke.
Robby: Dude, these neo-libertarians sound like they got it right, but why isn't there anything about them on Wikipedia?
Ryan: Well, there used to be, but some ugly pacifist named Carol Moore deleted it because she doesn't believe in free speech, and thinks she's the queen of deciding what's a legit political philosophy.
Robby: Well, that totally sucks. These guys really have what the world needs.
Ryan: Well, they should start with a new name, one that roles of the tongue well.
by readbeforeopinion May 16, 2010

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Libertarians for Life is a nonsectarian group expressing an opposition to abortion within the context of libertarianism, believing that abortion is not a right, but "a wrong under justice".

To explain and defend its stance on abortion, Libertarians For Life argues that:

1. Human offspring are human beings, persons from fertilization.

2. Abortion is homicide — the killing of one person by another.

3. There is never a right to kill an innocent person. Prenatally, we are all innocent persons.

4. A prenatal child has the right to be in the mother's body. Parents have no right to evict their children from the crib or from the womb and let them die. Instead both parents, the father as well as the mother, owe them support and protection from harm.

5. No government, nor any individual, has a just power to legally "de-person" any one of us, born or preborn.

6. The proper purpose of the law is to side with the innocent, not against them.

None of the arguments are based upon religious belief, and are intended to appeal equally to atheists and theists. This is a point of pride for the group, claiming to rely on science and reason, while both pro-life allies and pro-choice opponents use what they view as non-scientific or unreasoned arguments.
Social Chrstian Conservative: So, you're a libertarian, huh? Then you must support abortion rights, don't cha?
L4Ler: No, I'm with the Libertarians for Life.
by readbeforeopinion May 16, 2010

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