The Virginia Constitution Forbids Charity By Force

February 6, 2011

I know this notion ruffles the feathers of our state senators for Fairfax, but the rules are very clear. Ken Cuccinelli’s “opinion” was not earth-shattering or “irrelevant.” He simply quoted Article II section 16 of our Constitution.┬áThe General Assembly obeyed this section all the way up until 2006 (debunking our wonderful state senators’ claim that we have always done this) which prompted delegates to ask the Attorney General for a ruling on the matter. He sided with the Virginia Constitution and there are good reasons for him doing so.

In 2008, former national LP chairman Bill Redpath and Virginian came to speak to the Tidewater Libertarian Party. He was running for US Senate at the time and he said something that really stuck with me:

“We won’t begin to address the fundamental problem of government overspending until the American People position government as an agent for justice, not an agent for good, as there is an infinite amount of good to be done in this world”

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Ken Cuccinelli Fund Raiser –

April 17, 2009

Cuccinelli Fund Raiser - Peninsula Fine Arts Center

Cuccinelli Fund Raiser - Peninsula Fine Arts Center



On April 4th, Cary Nunnally hosted a fund raiser for Republican candidate for Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News. Along with delegates Tom Gear and Brenda Pogge were a whole lot of Republicans and at least 6 Libertarians to support Ken Cuccinelli. Read the rest of this entry »