Liberty Party Somersaults on Bill to Fund Political Parties

One of the supporters of the "democratic sustenance" bill, which when enacted will ensure funding for political parties whose votes in future elections reach a certain threshold, has withdrawn its support. The Liberty Party opposition comes in the wake of public outcry against using taxpayers money to fund politicians.

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Liberty Party's Charles Brumskine campaigning. (file phato)

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