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Awards to be presented at national convention

The following awards will be presented during the 2020 LP National Convention in Austin, Texas: Thomas Jefferson Leadership Award — will be presented to the LP member whose achievements demonstrate outstanding leadership, impeccable character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the party. Patrick Henry Candidate Award — will be presented to the LP […]

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Harry Browne

Harry Browne’s New Year’s Resolutions for Selling Liberty Effectively

Harry Browne LP 1996, 2000 Presidential Candidate Harry Browne, the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee in 1996 and 2000, was among the greatest salesmen for liberty who ever lived. He wrote the below Libertarian New Year’s Resolutions in 1998. While you may have read this before, his sage words are worth reading over and over again. […]

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Dr. Aaron Lewis is an educator, publisher and ghostwriter. Lewis is the Libertarian candidate for mayor of Hartford, Conn.

Freedom: A call for black people to reconsider their loyalty to the Democratic Party

By Dr. Aaron Lewis Editor’s note: The following appears in the upcoming issue of LP News. “The Making of a Slave” is a speech, said to have been delivered by Willie Lynch, an authoritarian and strict slave master on the James River in Virginia in 1712. A précis of his speech urges slaveowners to adopt […]

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Love Knows No Borders

The heart of Libertarian philosophy is loving your neighbor

On Aug. 24–25, the Libertarian Party of New Mexico, the City of Deming, N.M., and Colores United, with assistance from the Libertarian Party, are hosting a two-day radiothon broadcast by the LP’s own Pat Ford. This event will be a celebration and fundraiser for the Deming Refugee Center, located 30 miles north of our southern […]

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Libertarians celebrate 99 years of the 19th Amendment, women’s right to vote

When entire demographic groups are kept politically powerless, government authority is easier to abuse. For many decades, the U.S. Constitution condoned official discrimination against women and racial minorities by allowing states to deny them their fundamental right to vote. The 15th Amendment finally prohibited disenfranchisement based on race in 1870, but it would take another […]

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Libertarianism and Immigration conference call featuring Alex Nowrasteh

Let’s discuss immigration policy with an expert

You are invited to a special conference call on Libertarianism and Immigration Policy featuring: Alex Nowrasteh, Director of Immigration StudiesCato Institute Center For Global Liberty and Prosperity Alex Nowrasteh is the director of immigration studies at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. His popular publications have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Ready to book your hotel room for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention?

Dear Libertarian, Here are some updates about our 2020 Libertarian National Convention: Sleeping Rooms Austin is one of the hottest destination cities in the country. If you are planning on attending the 2020 Libertarian National Convention, don’t wait or it might be too late. We’ve already filled 27 percent of our current block of rooms […]

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LP Texas files ballot access lawsuit vs. state of Texas

Libertarians, other third parties, independents sue Texas for discriminatory ballot access

The Libertarian Party of Texas, as part of a coalition of voters, candidates, and political parties, filed suit against the state of Texas on July 11, challenging the state’s discriminatory and burdensome ballot access requirements for third parties and independent candidates. The press release below, explaining details of the case, was issued by the Center […]

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Bethany Baldes

Running for state legislature

Friends, My name is Bethany Baldes. Last year, I came within 53 votes of unseating the Republican majority leader in the Wyoming legislature. And I did it while running as a Libertarian. Working closely with Apollo Pazell, the national Libertarian Party’s campaigns advisor, my campaign for state representative in Wyoming’s 55th District broke the record […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Libertarians to Commerce Sec.: Follow Bill Belichick’s advice, ‘Do your job’

Bill Belichick is one of the winningest coaches in professional football, leading the New England Patriots to a record six Super Bowl titles. One of the secrets to his success is asking all of his players to “Do your job.” The Libertarian Party calls on President Donald Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Congress to […]

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