The embrace of liberty is the marker of true liberalism. But the term “liberal” has changed over time. Today many people use it to refer to those who want the government to assume a greater role in determining the lives of individuals. A true liberal is one who believes in a free society and who believes that the government’s primary role is to protect individual liberty.
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