Our America Initiative

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Our America Initiative
Our America logo.jpg
Formation December 2009
Type 501(c)(4)
Purpose OUR America Initiative seeks to broaden the parameters of the public policy debate of current topics in the national arena. We look to enlighten the population about civil liberties, free enterprise, limited government, and traditional American values. It is our aim to increase the amount of discussion and involvement regarding all-important issues.
Headquarters Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Location United States
Website ouramericainitiative.com

The Our America Initiative is a 501(c)(4) political advocacy committee formed by Gary Johnson, a former Republican politician who served as the 29th Governor of the U.S. state of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003.[1] The 501(c)(4) was created in December 2009, when Johnson hired strategist Ronald T. Nielson of NSON Opinion Strategy to help organize the 501(c)(4) committee.[2] The two have worked together since 1993, when Nielson ran Johnson's successful gubernatorial campaign.

Gary Johnson currently serves as the Honorary Chairman for the Our America Initiative. The focus of the organization is to speak out on issues regarding topics such as government efficiency, lowering taxes, winning the war on drug abuse, protecting civil liberties, revitalizing the economy and promoting entrepreneurship and privatization.

The mission statement of the Our America Initiative: OUR America Initiative seeks to broaden the parameters of the public policy debate of current topics in the national arena. We look to enlighten the population about civil liberties, free enterprise, limited government, and traditional American values. It is our aim to increase the amount of discussion and involvement regarding all-important issues.[3]

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  1. ^ New Mexico Governors. State of New Mexico - Commission of Public Records ~ State Records Center and Archives, 2005.
  2. ^ Gary Johnson Launches Our America Initiative. Independent Political Report, December 12, 2009.
  3. ^ About the Initiative. Our America Initiative 501(c)(4), December 2009.

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