The Locke & Smith Foundation is organized as a nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code as The YOUNG Conservatives of America. Since 2010, the group has narrowed its focus to the state of Missouri and operates business under The Locke and Smith Foundation. Locke & Smith is an issue advocacy organization dedicated to restoring the U.S. Constitution and Missouri State Constitution as the authoritative document for all government functions in the state of Missouri.
The Locke and Smith Foundation was named after John Locke and Adam Smith, because their ideas had such a great influence on the foundation of our country. We do not seek to honor the individuals, but instead seek to promote the foundational principals they espoused.