Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Website ranks Johnson as more experienced than several major party hopefuls

A piece on Business2Community ranks announced and likely presidential candidates by governmental experience. Author Alex Greer ranks potential Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, a two-term New Mexico governor, ahead of Democrat Jim Webb and Republicans Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul, and Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Nevada and Outright Nevada Celebrate the Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF NEVADA AND OUTRIGHT NEVADA CELEBRATE THE SUPREME COURT DECISION ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY

The Supreme Court struck down marriage bans today as unconstitutional, an issue the Libertarian Party has been fighting for since its inception in 1971.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, June 26, 2015The Libertarian Party of Nevada(LPNevada), the fastest growing political party in Nevada and the only party which supports individual freedom, and personal responsibility along with Outright Nevada, the LGBT Caucus of the Libertarian Party of Nevada, commends the Supreme Court of the United States in their decision to strike down unconstitutional and pointless bans against gay marriage nationwide.… Read more ...

Glenn Beck: “Too Libertarian” for FOX

GlennBeckFormer FOX and CNN commentator and show host Glenn Beck appeared on the Howard Stern show last week. What follows is a partial transcript of those segments where he discussed “Third Party” voting as well as those portions where he explicated (his version of) libertarianism.

Stern: It’s Glenn Beck who used to be on FOX news.… Read more ...

Press Release: Libertarian Party’s Four Decades of Advocacy for Marriage Equality Pays Off with US Supreme Court Decision

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Press Release

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 26, 2015

Libertarian Party’s four decades of advocacy for marriage equality pays off with US Supreme Court decision

In a 5-4 ruling today, the Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriage and recognize those marriages entered into in other states.

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The Week: Root wrote “craziest thing” about SCOTUS ACA decision

Ryu Spaeth of The Week wrote this afternoon that a piece for The Blaze by Wayne Allyn Root suggesting that Chief Justice John Roberts was “blackmailed” into writing his majority opinion “was the craziest thing written” about the Supreme Court’s ruling on Affordable Care Act subsidies.

The piece calls Root “the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential candidate in 2008.” Both Root and 2008 LP presidential nominee Bob Barr have since reaffiliated with the Republican Party.… Read more ...

OAI DBA “FairDebates.Com”

SavethedebatesTHE OUR AMERICA INITIATIVE LAUNCHES DBA – FAIRDEBATES.COM

In a press release received by IPR earlier today, The Our America Initiative has announced it has created a new DBA (Doing Business As) subsidiary website, www.fairdebates.com.

“FairDebates is a DBA of Our America Initiative which is a 501(c)(4) political advocacy committee that may receive unlimited donations from both individual and corporate donors.… Read more ...

Libertarians in Washington Banned From Gay Pride Event Due to Question Asked About Open Carry

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Posted at The Blaze

‘Banned From Pride For Being a Gay Libertarian’: Right to Marry Clashes With Right to Carry at Gay Pride Event

Jun. 23, 2015 4:09pm

The right to marry clashed with the right to carry over the weekend in Olympia, Washington, when members of the state’s Libertarian Party were barred from a gay pride event because of their support for the Second Amendment.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry: SCOTUS rules on free speech

2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Darryl Perry wrote the following editorial for his blog Free Press Publications 

The US Supreme Court recently issued two seemingly conflicting rulings on free speech. Scotusblog reports the Supreme Court “gave state governments sweeping new control over the messages that can be put on auto and truck license plates but restricted governments at all levels from using differing rules to control the messages put on billboards and other outdoor signs.… Read more ...

Libertarians, Greens, & Level the Playing Field (formerly Americans Elect) file lawsuit against Comm. on Pres. Debates

Press Release via the Libertarian Party:

The Libertarian Party joined Level the Playing Field, the successor group to Americans Elect, and the Green Party to file a lawsuit aimed at the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), a Democratic- and Republican-run agency that sets rules designed to exclude third parties and independents from presidential debates.… Read more ...

Mississippi Libertarian Convention today

I’m headed off to the Mississippi 2015 LP convention today, and if the wifi cooperates, hope to bring you live coverage this afternoon in the comment section of this post. If the wifi doesn’t work, I’ll do my best to summarize it later. I did not attend the social event they had as part of the convention last night (I’m still in Alabama as of this writing).… Read more ...

Arkansas Libertarians back on the ballot, LP up to 31 states for 2016


via the Libertarian Party:

The Arkansas Secretary of State declared this week that the state Libertarian Party’s petition drive was a success, enabling the LP to run partisan candidates in the 2016 elections.

The LPAR had to collect at least 10,000 signatures from registered voters within a 90-day window.

This is the third straight general election cycle that the LPAR has successfully petitioned statewide to get candidates on the ballot.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Oppose phony trade deals like TPP, embrace real free and open trade

Press Release via the Libertarian Party:

Secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bill lets foreign governments and foreign special interests control American medical care, banking, the Internet, and even civil liberties

Republicans howled when Nancy Pelosi famously said, “We have to pass [Obamacare] so that you can find out what is in it.” Now GOP lawmakers, who control the U.S.… Read more ...