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What does the conservative party stand for?

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The conservative party's website asserts that it "strongly believes in the freedoms and liberties ingrained in our founding documents." They state that they "support the Constitution as it is written–to protect, among other things, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to petition the government and the right to keep and bear arms."

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What does the conservative party stand for?
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The American Conservative party believes in limited government influence over citizens and taxation only where necessary. It does not consider redistribution of wealth a necessary cause for taxation and believes that people should only be allowed to turn to the government for help under extreme circumstances.Taxes should only be appropriated to finance the limited responsibilities of the government.

The American Conservative party asserts that the Constitution should be the only document used to determine the laws of the United States. It opposes any additions or replacements to the document. It does not accept the idea that the judicial branch has the final say on what is and is not unconstitutional, and it believes that any branch of the government should be able to hold any other branch accountable for unconstitutional actions. The party demands that the executive branch be disallowed from issuing regulations without supporting laws from Congress. The American Conservative party believes that it represents the true intentions of the founding fathers.

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