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Libertarians embrace the concept that all people are born with certain inherent rights. We reject the idea that a natural right can ever impose an obligation upon others to fulfill that “right.” We condemn bigotry as irrational and repugnant. Government should neither deny nor abridge any individual’s human right based upon sex, wealth, ethnicity, creed, age, national origin, personal habits, political preference or sexual orientation. Members of private organizations retain their rights to set whatever standards of association they deem appropriate, and individuals are free to respond with ostracism, boycotts and other free-market solutions.

Freedom of association should be a piece of cake

Wedding cakes have become a controversial topic, as a few bakers who object to gay marriages on religious grounds decline to make cakes for those weddings. The U.S. Supreme Court heard Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on Dec. 5, and will soon decide whether Colorado baker Jack Phillips should be legally required to […]

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Saudia Arabian King Salman, Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump.

Trump’s hypocritical reversal on Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Saudi Arabian King Salman, Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump. During the 2016 presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump posted on Facebook: “Saudi Arabia and many of the countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays. Hillary must return all […]

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Libertarian Party of Georgia

Libertarians challenge GA ballot access law in federal court

Georgia has long had insurmountable ballot access laws, but the Libertarian Party of Georgia and two potential LP congressional candidates have brought suit to challenge them in the U.S. Federal District Court in Atlanta. The lawsuit, filed on Nov. 21, challenges a state requirement that any political party receiving less than 20 percent of the […]

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Write in Ron Bishop - U.S. Senate

Sane alternative to Roy Moore: Libertarian Ron Bishop for Senate

The Roy Moore for Senate campaign has turned into a carnival sideshow. Accusations have come from five women that Judge Roy Moore, Alabama’s Republican Senate candidate made improper sexual advances to teenage girls when he was in his thirties and held office as a District Attorney in Gadsden, AL. Dozens of Republican office holders from […]

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Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark on RT.

U.S. Department of Justice flouts freedom of press

The U.S. Department of Justice, in a clear violation of the First Amendment, has required the Russian-funded news network RT to register as a foreign agent under the WWII era Foreign Agents Registration Act. RT, formerly known as Russia Today, faced government threats if it did not comply — including arrest of RT management and […]

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Vote like your liberty depends on it.

Election updates for November 2017

Libertarian Party candidates are on the ballot on Nov. 7 in Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and Washington. Visit this page throughout the evening for updates about election returns as information becomes available.

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