Scott Stafford

Laclede County Prosecuting Attorney,

Election Date: June 30, 2010

Location

MO

Daniel McCarthy

Jefferson County Executive,

Election Date: June 30, 2010

Location

MO

Greg Hansen

Howell County Commissioner,

Election Date: June 30, 2010

Location

MO

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians pleased by ruling on gun rights

WASHINGTON - Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on gun control in the McDonald v. Chicago case, Libertarian National Committee Chairman Mark Hinkle issued the following statement today:

"We are very pleased that the Supreme Court has ruled that the Second Amendment protects individuals from state governments wishing to violate their right to own handguns.

"Libertarians have always firmly supported the individual right of self-defense.

NC poll: 8% of Liberals, 6% of Moderates, 4% of Conservatives support Libertarian Beitler

Survey USA recently published results of a poll of the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina. Libertarian Mike Beitler polled at 6 percent. Broken down by ideology, Beitler's support was strongest among liberals. Broken down by party affiliation, his support was strongest among independents.

Support by ideology:
Liberals: 8%
Moderates: 6%
Conservatives: 4%

Support by party affiliation:
Independents: 12%
Republicans: 4%
Democrats: 3%

Libertarians: The Secret Strength of the Immigration Reform Movement

Campus Progress, a "national organization that works with and for young people to promote progressive solutions to key political and social challenges," has published an online report about libertarian feelings about immigration.

Steal My Platform - Please!

We have many fine Libertarian candidates running for office this year, including about 17 for U.S. Senate, and 170 for U.S. House of Representatives.  Many of you already have websites; others are still developing them.  Mine is up and running now, and I'd like to offer it as a resource for other candidates. Go to my Issues menu, and check out the ten Issue Statements you'll find listed there.

Something useful any Libertarian can do

In an inexplicable, but rare, bout of integrity, the New Jersey legislature years ago passed a pair of “Open Government” laws, applicable to municipal and similar government bodies.

 

The Open Public Meetings Act, passed in 1975, stipulated standards for public access to meetings – when closed meetings could be held, what needed to be recorded during those deliberations, etc.

Eminent domain abuse continues

Five years after the infamous Kelo v. New London decision, private property owners continue to suffer from eminent domain abuse. Fox 17 reports in Michigan:

The building at 38 Front Street doesn't look like a whole lot from the outside, but it's worth millions of dollars. It's a piece of prime real estate on the river. Leaders with Grand Valley State University are determined to make it the home of one of their fastest growing departments, the Seidman College of Business.

James Gawron

U.S. Representative, District 11,

Election Date: June 28, 2010

Location

NJ

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