Many notable people in the Liberty Community have endorsed the Free State Project, and some are even signed up as Participants. If you know of an endorsement to add, let us know.
"Imagine what could be done: re-privatize education, re-privatize medicine, re-privatize charity, end drug prohibition … bring back industrial hemp development, self-regulated fisheries, and on …
"I urge all of Maine's Libertarian-minded people to join the FSP."
Fred Staples, Chairman of the LP of Maine, in the Maine Libertarian newsletter.
"It began Wednesday morning, when I found myself totally obsessed with the Free State Project … It would be nice – it would be so nice, to have my personal liberty protected by another entity. Perhaps a state; where medical records remain private, where I can keep what I earn, defend myself against a threat – a STATE where I can live FREE."
See the full text here.
J.J. Johnson is Editor of Sierra Times.
"I think FSP is a TERRIFIC idea. I know a lot of people have botched 'new country' and 'let's take over a county' ideas, but FSP is different. Not only do they have the best plan I've seen for actually making it happen, it's one that doesn't ask people to front a bunch of cash or risk making any moves, until a critical mass has been reached. Even if it's a long shot, the chance of having an example of freedom at work – that 'shining city on the hill' – is too good to pass up."
Louis James was president of the Henry Hazlitt Foundation.
Libertarian author Vin Suprynowicz is a signed member of the FSP, and at a recent convention said,
"I find it sad that these people have to beat the bushes to get 20,000 to cross state lines to preserve liberty, when our founding fathers were willing to die to do the same."
See the 10/17/02 press release about Vin becoming an FSP member.