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The United States should both avoid entangling alliances and abandon its attempts to act as policeman for the world.

As Trump’s warfare threats rise, Libertarians call for U.S. to withdraw from NATO

In response to the escalation of threats of warfare by the Donald Trump administration, the Libertarian National Committee adopted the following resolution at its quarterly meeting last weekend: “Resolved, the Libertarian National Committee calls for the immediate U.S. government withdrawal from NATO.” President Trump’s foreign policy seems to depend on which advisor he talked to […]

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Missouri: Don’t execute Marcellus Williams

The Libertarian Party condemns the scheduled Aug. 22 execution of Marcellus Williams by the State of Missouri — both as a shocking miscarriage of justice for the individual and as another tragic example of the immorality that lies at the root of capital punishment and its use nationwide. In 2001, Mr. Williams was convicted and […]

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Libertarians condemn bigotry as irrational and repugnant

Libertarian National Committee Executive Director Wes Benedict issued the following statement: The Libertarian Party condemns bigotry as irrational and repugnant, and offers its condolences to the family of the woman killed in Charlottesville, Va. There is no room for racists and bigots in the Libertarian Party. If there are white nationalists who — inappropriately — […]

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Will Republican failure to repeal Obamacare benefit Libertarians?

Last week, Senate Republicans trotted out three different prescriptions to the public-private boondoggle that is Obamacare, with each one failing despite a GOP majority in the upper chamber of Congress. President Donald Trump’s quite literal use of the bully pulpit backfired within his own party. “Sens. Susan Collins, John McCain, and Lisa Murkowski deserve praise […]

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LP News June 2017 issue is now online

The June issue of LP News is ready to view online. Click here to read coverage of election victories, elected officials joining the Libertarian Party, campaign activities, national and affiliate party accomplishments, and more.

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LP News April 2017 issue is now online

The April issue of LP News is ready to view online. Click here to read coverage of elected officials joining the Libertarian Party, court victories, campaign activities, our 2016 annual report, national and affiliate party accomplishments, and more.

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Jon Bombach for comptroller aims to fix Baltimore’s financial mess

Jon Bombach It’s an uphill battle. But Libertarian Jon Bombach is determined to take on the crony capitalism he believes is plaguing Baltimore. “In every neighborhood I lived in — from Seton Hill to Little Italy — people shared the same stories,” he recalls.   “Business owners facing stiff regulations. Basic services not being met.”   But he saw […]

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