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A Press Release issued by the Libertarian Party

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Old Parties Collude on Budget Deal to Put Americans Deeper in Debt

The White House, along with Democratic and Republican politicians in Congress, released a budget deal on October 26 that throws more cash at Big Government programs and raises the debt. It also subverts the budget caps established by the Budget Control Act of 2011 by upping them by $80 billion and by throwing an additional $59 billion into a Pentagon slush fund.

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Libertarian Party: Stop Border Patrol drug-busting of U.S. citizens

A CBP officer inspecting a car (photo)

A CBP officer scans a car dashboard with a density meter in Arizona.
Photo: Customs and Border Protection

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Libertarian and Green Parties Sue FEC for Anti-Trust Violations in Presidential Debates

Attorney Bruce Fein being interviewed in front of U.S. District Courthouse on 9/29/15 (photo)

Attorney Bruce Fein is interviewed after filing lawsuit at U.S. District Courthouse.

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Libertarian Party responds to new Gallup Poll

Monday, Gallup published a new poll showing that 49% of Americans think that "the federal government poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens." 

This is up from 30% in 2003.

Gallup also asked participants, "In what ways do you see the government posing an immediate threat to rights and freedoms of its citizens?"

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Libertarians versus Donald Trump

No hair jokes, just issues.

Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee issued the following statement:

Libertarianism is the idea that you have the right to pursue happiness in any way you wish as long as it doesn't hurt people or take their stuff. We support the fundamental rights of all people, all of the time. We do not denigrate or disparage any group. We respect the humanity of all people.

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How Your Vote Matters to Black Lives

The Libertarian Party applauds the efforts of Campaign Zero to go beyond merely protesting the injustices perpetrated by law enforcement on citizens of the United States to proposing specific, well thought-through changes in government policy. They include:

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Why the Republican Party is equally guilty of Obamacare; Libertarians explain

Republican politicians and their allies are wailing over the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling which affirmed provisions of Obamacare, blaming the president for the onerous, 17,000-page body of law that is driving up the cost of health insurance premiums and reducing health care access for Americans.

But Republicans are just as much to blame for Obamacare as the president.

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Libertarian Party four-decade advocacy for marriage equality pays off with US Supreme Court decision

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

Libertarian candidates, including the party’s 1976 presidential nominee, Roger MacBride, have been bravely calling for marriage equality since long before it was politically correct. In fact, they’ve been doing so when it was considered downright dangerous.

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Libertarian Party joins lawsuit to open presidential debates

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.

The lawsuit is filed against the Federal Election Commission (FEC), which is also run by Democrats and Republicans and which refuses to enforce laws that the CPD is blatantly violating.

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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. House, are following suit in their passage of a new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill.

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