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Washington Post: Let’s have more than two candidates in the general-election presidential debates

Below is an op-ed piece written by former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for the Washington Post on November 11, 2019: The candidates and issues in presidential campaigns vary wildly from cycle to cycle, but one constant for decades has been the general-election televised debates. Ever since the two major parties asserted control over the process […]

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Reason: Supreme Court Delivers Unanimous Victory for Asset Forfeiture Challenge

Last February, the US Supreme Court made the monumental decision that the Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures. From Reason.com on February 20, 2019: States are bound by the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against excessive fines and fees when they seek […]

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Justice is supposed to be blind, but should it also be expensive?

The Libertarian Party has championed many cases before the U. S. Supreme Court, including our most recent First Amendment case, and we sympathize with the extraordinary costs of seeking relief. Fundamentally, the federal government has created a system where it restricts liberty through application and enforcement of laws. “The US Constitution clearly talks about a […]

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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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Ask Us Anything About the 2020 Libertarian National Convention

You are invited to a live webinar Ask Us Anything About the 2020 Libertarian National Convention featuring Daniel Hayes, Convention Oversight Committee Chair Caryn Ann Harlos, LNC Secretary Maj Toure, Convention Keynote Speaker Wednesday, October 9 5 PM Pacific 6 PM Mountain 7 PM Central 8 PM Eastern TO RSVP Click here and complete the registration […]

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What do Libertarians think of Trump’s vaping regulation?

Yesterday from the Oval Office, Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a national ban on flavored e-cigarette products. The intention of the ban is to curb underage vaping of nicotine; however, underage vaping is already illegal. Libertarians know that individuals own their bodies and a ban on vaping is an egregious […]

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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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Aug. 11, 2019, Elected Libertarians Round Table webinar

Elected Libertarians Round Table: Winning Strategies and Solutions

You are invited to a live webinar Elected Libertarians Round Table: Winning Strategies and Solutions Jim Turney, Altamonte Springs City Commission, FL Apollo Pazell, Copperton City Council, UT Levi Tappan, Mayor, Page City Council, AZ Cole Ebel, Carthage City Council, TN Tessa Stitzer, Copperton City Council, UT Sunday, August 11 4 PM Pacific 5 PM […]

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