Former Libertarian St. Louis Mayoral Candidate Needs Help!

Robb Cunningham, a Libertarian who ran for mayor of St. Louis, MO this past year acquiring a little under 1 percent of the vote, is in dire need of help affording surgery for his dog.

Bernie, Cunningham’s dog, has a mass on leg that has handicapped him and heart worms have appeared according to the GoFundMe description, so he needs this surgery sooner rather than later.

The former mayoral candidate states on social media “He is having trouble walking now and can not use stairs. Please donate to help my best buddie. Thank you.”
Cunningham has had back problems for the last two years which has prevented him from maintaining consistent employment and he was recently evicted from his apartment.

This is the perfect time to show that Libertarians believe private charities will be able to replace the welfare state by showing support for a struggling party member.

The campaign has only raised $115 of the $1000 needed, so any amount that can be donated helps. Let’s show the nation that Libertarians will help when someone has fallen on hard times better than the government can.

Bernie’s GoFundMe page can be found here


Author: Luke Henderson

Since joining the Libertarian Party in 2016 (after discovering Gary Johnson as a disaffected Bernie Sanders supporter), Luke Henderson has been active in the liberty movement through journalism, and political activism. At the beginning of 2017, Luke had his first piece of writing published by Being Libertarian and quickly became a contributor to the libertarian news site, The Libertarian Vindicator. Through the Vindicator, Luke discovered his passion for addressing critics of the philosophy and bringing together different factions of liberty lovers which compelled him to become an editor for The Libertarian Coalition, a forum dedicated to an open-minded discussion of libertarian ideas from all walks. After many guest contributions to Being Libertarian, Luke was asked to join the website as a contributor, where he writes his column Scoring For Liberty, which discusses sports, politics, and economics from a libertarian lens, and his Educator series that seeks to strengthen libertarian’s understanding of educational techniques and policy to better arguments against public education. Luke is one of the District 1 Executive Committeemen for the Missouri Libertarian party, and the founder of the Missouri Chapter of the Libertarian Positivity Caucus. Outside of politics, Luke is a paraprofessional for the Special School District of St. Louis, a musician, composer, and a loving husband and father.

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