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The Virginia Institute for Public Policy is an independent, nonpartisan, education and research organization committed to the goals of individual opportunity and economic growth. Through research, policy recommendations, and symposia, the Institute works ahead of the political process to lay the intellectual foundation for a society dedicated to individual liberty, dynamic entrepreneurial capitalism, private property, the rule of law, and constitutionally-limited government.

Director of Strategic Partnerships | National Networks Director
Deputy Director | Election Integrity Network
Administrative & Coalitions Support Specialist
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Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Trustee of The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation
President & Co-Founder of the Virginia Institute for Public Policy
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John Taylor

Virginia Institute for Public Policy

John Taylor fought for the freedoms that most Virginians take for granted. He was the man who stood in the gap against the corporatist excess that is so prevalent from both sides of the aisle in postmodern American politics. He acted within a framework of principle in a time when the word principle was certainly not “trending.” He strictly prescribed to the Enlightenment beliefs of our founders when many disrespect them as “dead white guys,” knowing that without the works of people like Jefferson, Madison, Mason and Washington these same detractors would be under the thumb of a continual set of overseers. We will deeply miss his passionate defense of Constitutional principles, his knowledge of history, and his fierce opposition to those who would suppress liberty.

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