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Libertarian candidate Randall Hayes on "Don't ask don't tell" repeal

from Randall T. Hayes, Libertarian for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

The Senate Republicans' blocking of the National Defense Authorization Act is a sad reminder that the federal government is one of the major sources of employment discrimination against gays and lesbians in our country.

Many leading Republicans have said for years that they would defer to military leaders on the question of whether "don't ask, don't tell" should be repealed.

LP Monday Message: Candidates, Campaigns, Polls, Fundraising

September 20, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We have a great slate of over 800 Libertarian candidates for the upcoming November elections. Many of them are looking for more coverage on our website, in our emails, and in LP News. They want publicity, donations and help. That's a good thing.

Rush order: Door hangers plus $10 T-shirts, 10 cent stickers

 

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We already ran out of our first 200,000 door hangers, but we've received 500,000 more that we're ready to ship to you ASAP!

Additionally, we have more of the $10 T-shirts and 10-cent bumper stickers that proved to be so popular earlier this year.

Please rush back your order to us now, so we can get these campaign materials into your hands right away.

Constitution Day links

Today is the 223rd anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution by the Constitutional Convention in 1787.

Unlike the Republican and Democratic Parties, the Libertarian Party understands the importance of the Constitution and the principles on which it is based. (Just type "Constitution" in the search box on our website and look at everything that comes up.)

In 2003, former Libertarian presidential candidate Harry Browne wrote this article about the modern failure to honor the Constitution.

Executive Director Wes Benedict appears on 'Stop Taxing Us' podcast

Wes BenedictOn September 15, LP Executive Director Wes Benedict was interviewed by the Stop Taxing Us blog about his recent warning to tea partiers. You can find the interview here.

Libertarian candidate Michael Beitler continues to poll 6%

Michael Beitler, Libertarian for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, polled 6% in this SurveyUSA poll. Beitler has maintained support at 6% in several polls since June. Beitler received support from 11% of liberals, 5% of moderates, and 5% of conservatives. He was supported by 16% of independents, 5% of Democrats, and 2% of Republicans.

Libertarians in Texas poll

According to the Texas Tribune, six Texas Libertarian candidates are polling at least 5%. Kathie Glass, running for Governor, 5% Scott Jameson, running for Lt. Governor, 5% Jon Roland, running for Attorney General, 5% James Holdar, running for Land Commissioner, 7% Rick Donaldson, running for Agriculture Commissioner, 8% Roger Gary, running for Railroad Commissioner, 6%

Libertarians polling strong in Georgia, may force runoffs

According to a WXIA TV poll, the Georgia Libertarian candidate for governor, John Monds, is getting 9% of voter support. In three races (including the governor's race), the poll indicates Libertarian candidates will hold the other candidates below 50%, requiring a runoff.

LP Monday Message: Congress burns Constitution

September 13, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Hi, I hope you had a nice weekend. The weather was absolutely beautiful here in D.C.!

We had a light mist on Sunday morning, but that kept us nice and cool as we handed out Libertarian literature at some of the 9/12 rallies in town. I was pleased that many of the people at the rallies were eager to look at our materials.

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