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LP poll: Should Congress impeach Obama for Libya War?

President Obama and Vice President Biden have both said in the past that it's unconstitutional for a president to initiate a war without congressional authorization.

Do you think President Obama should be impeached for taking America to war in Libya? Take our poll.

LP Monday Message: Japan and Libertarian principles

March 21, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

It's with great sadness that I read about the natural and nuclear disasters in Japan. I feel sympathy for the victims of these tragedies, and I hope the best for them as the tragedies continue to unfold and as they struggle to recover.

I've been asked by several people what Libertarians think about the events in Japan.

It's times like these that I like to rely on our Libertarian Party principles, and also look to what some of the top libertarian think tanks are publishing on these issues.

Buckeye Firearms Association endorses Libertarian Mark Noble for Columbus City Council

from the Mark Noble campaign:

Today the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) announced their endorsement of Mark Noble for Columbus City Council.

Mark Noble has been involved with and actively advocated firearms freedoms in past runs for office. He’s a life member of the Gun Owners of America (as a candidate, achieving their highest rating) and both he and his wife Loretta are NRA Certified Firearms Instructors.

Texas Libertarians prevail, defeat "poll tax"

from the Texas LP:

March 15, 2011

LIBERTARIANS PREVAIL, DEFEAT "POLL TAX"

HB 418 withdrawn by bill author Berman

AUSTIN- In a victory for The Libertarian Party of Texas, State Representative Leo Berman (R -District 6) withdrew HB 418 on Monday. The bill would have imposed filing fees on third-party and independent candidates, resulting in an intimidating burden for these candidates on future ballots.

LP Monday Message: Wall of Shame ad is live

March 14, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Our Republican Wall of Shame ad is now live on the Washington Post website.

The ad appears intermittently throughout the site in the rightmost column. To make it easy for supporters like you to find the ad, it should appear more consistently for the rest of the week on this particular page.

Republican Wall of Shame is up

The "Republican Wall of Shame" page is active.

Take a look and learn why people should not believe Republican rhetoric about "cutting government," and also learn some good reasons to join the Libertarian Party.

New York Gov. Candidate and State Chair file lawsuit against NY BOE

from New York LP chair Mark Axinn

Libertarian Party Candidate Files Lawsuit against NYS Board of Elections for Failure to Count Votes

Warren Redlich, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Governor of New York in the 2010 election, today filed a lawsuit in Albany County Supreme Court against the New York State Board of Elections, directing the state agency to cease ignoring votes cast for the Libertarian Party.

LP Monday Message: Why are you a Libertarian?

March 7, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I want to know why you are a Libertarian Party member.

(If you're not already a Libertarian Party member, you can join today. Then, tell me why you joined.)

In addition to wanting to hear from you, I want to share your story with others. Your response may get reprinted on our website, in LP News (the official print newspaper of the LP), or somewhere else.

IHS offering free summer seminars

The Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is offering free summer seminars on liberty. IHS writes:

This summer we have 12 seminars on both topical issues and careers, including two graduate student research seminars. Faculty this year includes philosopher David Schmidtz, Radley Balko of Reason, economist Steven Horwitz, and many others. More information is available at www.TheIHS.org/seminars.

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