Will the auto bailout work?

4% (8 votes)
6% (11 votes)
90% (170 votes)
Total votes: 189

Another Second Amendment Victory

The U.S. Department of the Interior has recently announced a change to their firearms policy in national parks and wildlife refuges.  According to a Dec. 5 statement from the Interior, the policy update would "allow an individual to carry a concealed weapon in national parks and wildlife refuges if, and only if, the individual is authorized to carry a concealed weapon under state law in the state in which the national park or refuge is located."

Should we go back to the gold standard?

64% (194 votes)
8% (24 votes)
7% (21 votes)
It would be nice, but it isn't possible
21% (62 votes)
Total votes: 301

The LP Goes to Harvard

Well, we didn't actually go to Harvard.

In doing some background research on Obama's plans for the biggest public works project since the 1950s, we talked to Harvard economist Dr. Jeffrey Miron about what this means for the economy. Here's what he said:

LPNY Supports Lawsuit Against Corporate Welfare

On Dec. 7, 2009, the Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) State Committee passed a resolution supporting a lawsuit seeking to end corporate welfare via the New York State Constitution.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Resolution Condemning Domestic Deployment of the U.S. Military

The following resolution was passed by the Libertarian National Committee on Dec. 7, 2008 at its quarterly board meeting:


WHEREAS, the domestic deployment of 20,000 uniformed military personnel planned by the United States government undermines the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, which forbids the use of the military for domestic policing; and,

WHEREAS, such a deployment is an alarming example of the increasing militarization of our society; and,

Are you happy Democrats did not get a "supermajority" in Congress?

77% (200 votes)
5% (14 votes)
11% (28 votes)
No Opinion
7% (19 votes)
Total votes: 261

Press Release

For Immediate Release

The Hill Asks: "Have the Big Three Made a Strong Enough Case for a Bailout?"


The Libertarian Party Says: "No."

The “Big Three” are back on the Hill, and this time the question is whether they can make a strong enough case in order to receive billions of dollars in taxpayer-backed loans to save their companies from bankruptcy.

Despite all the trappings of a truly repentant lot of CEOs who just got a bad shake (this trip, they substituted their private jets for hybrid cars), there is no case that they can make that will be strong enough to justify even $1 being used to prop-up their failed companies.

What Can the LP Do For You?

As a political party, we run candidates every November that wish to be elected to office in order to push public policy in a Libertarian direction. However, there is more to the Libertarian Party than just running candidates for office.  We are also one of the leading advocacy groups for libertarian policy in the United States.  That is why our press releases, party communications, blog entries and party officials are constantly talking about the Libertarian response to current issues.

Have you been directly impacted by the recession?

50% (196 votes)
12% (47 votes)
38% (152 votes)
Total votes: 395


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