Category Archives: Constitution Party

Constitution Party: Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Violates Rule of Law

The Constitution Party released the following in response to the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday in Obergefell v. Hodges:

The Constitution Party decries today’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage as an “unconstitutional decree that cannot legalize anything”, and equates it with the Dred Scott decision, which held that certain people must be recognized as chattel under the law. … Read more ...

Libertarian Party and Constitution Party File Lawsuit Against New South Dakota March 1 Petition Deadline

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From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Earlier this year South Dakota changed the petition deadline for a newly-qualifying party to submit a petition of 2.5% of the last gubernatorial vote for party status. The old deadline was March 29. The new deadline is March 1. On June 15, the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party filed a lawsuit against that deadline, Libertarian Party of South Dakota v Krebs, 4:15-cv-4111.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Alabama Event: Dinner with Michael Peroutka

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From the Constitution Party of Alabama website:

Time: Dinner at 5:30 PM (Speak at 6:30)
When: June 20, 2015
Where: The World Famous Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant (inside Bass Pro Shop)
Location: 2553 Rocky Mount Rd, Prattville, AL 36066

Reserve your seat for FREE here:
http://goo.gl/forms/Q4wDGMEXpG

A $15 dinner reservation can be made in advance here:
http://store.cpalabama.org/product/dinner-with-michael-peroutka/

If you can’t make the dinner then please plan to attend the FREE speaking engagement at 6:30!!… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Washington Event: An Evening with State Representative Matt Shea

Email blast from the Constitution Party of Washington:

Spokane Valley . . . a Constitutionist State Representative is a rare species in America these days. The Constitution Party is pleased to host this event with Washington State Representative from the Spokane area, Matt Shea. Representative Shea also addressed the National Committee of the Constitution Party at its semi-annual meeting held in Coeur d’Alene Idaho in Fall of 2011.… Read more ...

Mark Wachtler Survives Possible Assassination Attempt

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From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

If you thought Russia and China were the only places that political opposition leaders get assassinated, think again. In the early morning hours of June 6th, gun shots crashed through the windows at the home of one of America’s longest standing political opposition activists.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Launches “Voter ’16 Campaign”

voter16From a Constitution Party email blast:

The Constitution Party’s “Voter ’16 Campaign” has now begun. Please read the attached newsletter to get the all the details. I urge you to understand why this is the most ambitious program our party has undertaken.

Right now we are petitioning for ballot access in six states – the very first stage of our plan.… Read more ...

Arkansas Makes Petition Deadlines for New Parties and Independent Candidates Much Earlier

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On May 29, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed SB 8, the bill that moves the primary for all office in 2016 from late May to early March, and which moves the petition deadline for new parties to September 2015 and the non-presidential independent deadline to November 2015.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Missouri: A Memorial Day Plea

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Email blast from the Constitution Party of Missouri:

Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember those who died defending the liberties of this country. In that vein, we need to act to protect what they died for; the sovereignty of the USA.

That statement may sound a little dramatic, but once you understand what just happened in Congress – – I think you’ll agree.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Resolution Opposing Automatic Voter Registration, Mailed Ballots, and Compulsory Voting

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Resolution Opposing Automatic Voter Registration, Mailed Ballots, and Compulsory Voting

Unanimously passed by National Committee on 25 April 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Whereas, on March 16, 2015, Oregon began automatically registering to vote all adult citizens who have interacted with their Department of Motor Vehicles;

Whereas, since 1995, the National Voter Registration Act, also known as the Motor Voter Act, has already expanded voting access by allowing citizens to voluntarily register to vote at their local DMVs;

Whereas, statistics show that in the twenty years since the implementation of Motor Voter, election turnout has not improved yet has, instead, actually declined;

Whereas, since 1998, Oregon mails ballots to all registered voters and now all persons with an Oregon drivers’ license or state ID will have ballots mailed to them;

Whereas, U.S.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Resolution For Adhering to Constitutions, the Rule of Law, and the Intent of the Framers

From the Constitution Party website:

Resolution For Adhering to Constitutions, the Rule of Law, and the Intent of the Framers of our United States and State Constitutions and West Virginia, Specifically.

passed unanimously by the Constitution Party National Committee on 25 April 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Whereas, the Preamble of the United States Constitution states that by it, We the People established Justice and secured the Blessings of Liberty;

Whereas, the framers of the United States were explicit in their intent that the government be constrained by constitutionally enumerated powers as stated in the Tenth Amendment;

Whereas, the Tenth Amendment also guarantees that all powers not dedicated to the Federal Government and not prohibited by the Constitution were left to the individual states and people;

Whereas, under the plea of necessity, via the War Powers Act of 1933, Congress gave the president dictatorial powers which continue to this day unabated because the declaration of emergency has never been officially terminated thereby creating a United States Constitutional crisis;

Whereas, the West Virginia Constitution states in Article 1, Section 3; “Continuity of constitutional operation.… Read more ...

Washington Times Story on Libertarian Party Presidential Debate Lawsuit

govjohnsondeniedJennifer Harper at The Washington Times has written this article about the Libertarian Party’s involvement in the Our America Initiative lawsuit over the CPD’s rules for presidential debate inclusion. The article also mentions the Green Party’s involvement, as well as the 2012 Free & Equal debate featuring Rocky Anderson, Virgil Goode, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Political Correctness: Tyranny of Mind

Chuck Baldwin, the 2004 vice presidential nominee and 2008 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party, posted the following column today on Chuck Baldwin Live.

In a letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush, dated September 23, 1800, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” By any definition that Jefferson could have envisioned, today’s political correctness can only be regarded as “tyranny over the mind of man.” Forget freedom of association, freedom of expression, freedom of speech, or freedom of privacy, political correctness demands that we don’t even have freedom of thought or opinion.… Read more ...