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To the right of the Association sold free Federal brochures

freedom is the Association Pro Libertate the highest Good. The Motto of the Association under the former SVP national councillor Thomas Fuchs, however, in a peculiar way in the fact. His Online Shop sells Pro Libertate books, booklets, and brochures from the Federal government, among other things, the security report Switzerland, in which the intelligence to be able to image. Pro Libertate required for 10 francs. The Federal government itself distributed the document, however, for free, both digitally and printed.

Now, Federal President Ueli Maurer want to curb the practices of his party friends to a halt. The use of a loophole: in the past, the Federal government says in the terms and conditions of the sale. Mason wants to change that now, as he said on Monday in the national Assembly on a question of the SP national councillor from Zurich Mattea Meyer. "A hand have to do against such unwanted sales promotions by a third party, would have to be taken with respect to the General terms and conditions of the Federal government for the publications of the corresponding prohibition of passage," said Maurer. "The Federal Council is willing to, this and, where appropriate, other necessary measures to implement it."

the website Pro Libertate the booklet for 10 francs is offered. Photo: Screenshot

The club promotes the products in its Online Shop and its own Newsletter. To find several Federal publications, the Federal available for free, such as security reports from various years.

Including a double notice: The "guide for emergency situations", with the Federal government informed the population on measures to be taken for extreme events. Pro Libertate, in 1956, as a reaction to the invasion of the Soviets in Hungary, founded in, also today, against Russian tanks, armed wants to be, is understandable. Strange, however, is that you with a long-outdated copy of 2010 does, the Federal government sent in addition, in the current version, free of charge.

The Federal government itself provides a number of his publications in General, in the electronic version free of charge. For the printed Form, he must demand, however, cost-covering fees. Cheaper or even for free, he can offer you only when a state is a political interest in the mediation of the Information about the security report.

"The amount only covers our costs for Packing and shipping."Thomas Fox, President Pro Libertate

Thomas Fuchs, President of Pro Libertate, wants. nothing to do with profiteering: "This is an offer for people who have no access to the Internet, and in our view entirely correct We provide this service for years, and we should get thanks for it." Each year the club many copies have sold – in the order of magnitude of 100 pieces.

"Of profit can be no question," says Fox. "The amount only covers our costs for Packing and shipping." Recently, indicates to Pro Libertate but in the Online Shop to the fact that the publications are also get free of charge from the Federal government. "Wherefore, has asked the Federal office for buildings and logistics," says Fuchs.

"But, please: If you want to handle all shipping in the future, we will send you the addresses of the interested parties." He draw a positive conclusion, says Fuchs sarcastic: After all, he knew now that the SP-national councillor Mattea Meyer with the safety report have set, "which shows how bad it is to Switzerland".

Created: 10.12.2019, 14:33 PM

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