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Reason Magazine blogs the LP response to SOTU

ImageReason Magazine's Brian Doherty blogged the Libertarian Party's response to the President's State of the Union speech last evening.


Libertarian Party on Obama's State of the Union

L.P. Hits Obama: Do Less in Education, Economy, Drug War, Military, Surveillance

Brian Doherty Jan. 20, 2015 10:33 pm

Libertarian response to SOTU tonight

Arvin Vohra
Arvin Vohra
LNC vice-chair

Libertarian National Committee vice-chair Arvin Vohra will be providing the Libertarian Party response to President Obama'a State of the Union speech this evening.

The response will be available at by 10 pm EST.

2015 list of dates and events of interest to Libertarians

Dr. Martin Luther King
Dr. Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 19
celebrates racial equality

Below is a list of dates of events -- good and bad - that may be of interest to libertarians.


6: Pres. Franklin Roosevelt delivers his “Four Freedoms” speech (1941)

16: Ratification of the 18th Amendment (1919).

Libertarian Party of Alabama calls for ballot access law reforms, announces issue coalition

The Libertarian Party of Alabama is pleased to announce our coalition with Alabama for Our America Initiative, Let Bama Vote, Alabama for Ballot Access Law Equality, and other partner organizations to lobby the legislature to ease ballot access barriers for candidates running outside the establishment parties.

Ohio LP vice-chair op-ed published in online site for the state's largest newspaper

Sarah Bevins
Sarah Bevins
LP0 vice-chair

Sarah Bevins, the Libertarian Party of Ohio vice-chair, has an op-ed piece on, the online site for the state's largest newspaper, the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.

California top-two hearing this Thursday in San Francisco

The California Court of Appeals is conducting a hearing this week as to whether the top-two primary system unconstitutionally harms the voting rights of voters who want to vote for minor party candidates in general elections.

The hearing is this Thursday, January 15, at 9 am. The location is 350 McAllister St., San Francisco, CA.

The case is Rubin v Bowen. 

Two ballot access bills introduced in the VA legislature

ImageFrom Richard Winger of Ballot Access News:

Virginia State Senator John S. Edwards (D-Roanoke) has introduced SB 766, to lower the number of signatures for statewide candidates (whether in a primary or in a general election) from 10,000 to 5,000. The bill is similar to legislation that passed in 2013 that lowers the number of signatures for all presidential candidates from 10,000 to 5,000.

Oklahoma GOP Lawsuit Against Colorado is Cynical and Shameful

Below is a press release from the Oklahoma LP chair, Steve Long:

Long time TX libertarian running in special election

ImageRoger Gary, a long time libertarian activist and former elected official from Texas, is running in a special election this month for the Texas House of Representatives seat 123.


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