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Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jorgensen Stumps In Indiana

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President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden haven’t made any campaign stops in Indiana this general election cycle. But Hoosiers got a chance to hear from a presidential candidate Sunday evening – Libertarian Jo Jorgensen.

Jorgensen delivered her speech to a crowd of hundreds in Westfield, just north of Indianapolis. She laid out her platform, one that often diverges from both the major party candidates.

The South Carolina businesswoman supports decriminalizing marijuana and ending qualified immunity for police officers, privatizing health care and letting the private sector make their own COVID-19 restrictions.

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“Vote with your feet; vote with your dollars," Jorgensen said. "If you want to vote for a mask, then you can shop at Walmart. If you don’t want to vote for a mask, you can shop in another store. There shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all, definitely coming from the federal government.”

Jorgensen said she thinks frustration with COVID-19 restrictions will drive voters to Libertarian candidates.

Contact reporter Brandon at bsmith@ipbs.org or follow him on Twitter at @brandonjsmith5.

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