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Right–minded Mount Vernon Statement echoes WFB in 1960

(CCU Faculty) In 1960 at Sharon, Connecticut, home of the modern conservative movement’s leader William F. Buckley, the Young Americans for Freedom issued the Sharon Statement declaring the following core beliefs of young conservatives:

THAT foremost among the transcendent values is the individual’s use of his God-given free will, whence derives his right to be free from the restrictions of arbitrary force; Continue reading