The Libertarian Party consistently advocates and fights for open ballot access and voter choice. These efforts can involve anything from protesting and petitioning to testifying before a state legislature. Sometimes though, these battles go to the courts.
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In January 2016 Daniel Shaver was in Mesa, Arizona for work. His pest control job required a pellet gun. A hotel patron, thinking he had a rifle, called the police.
On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states had to recognize and issue licenses for same sex couples who wished to be married throughout the country. At that time, I had been in a relationship with my now fiancé for 4 years and I was excited to see that we finally […]
“If I’m elected president, we’re going to immediately end Trump’s assault on the dignity of immigrant communities. We’re going to restore our moral standing in the world and our historic role as a safe haven for refugees and asylum-seekers.” Joe Biden’s DNC Acceptance Speech The dignity of immigrants. Do we even know what that […]
Last week the Libertarian Party’s Candidate Coordinator Cara Schulz was quoted in an article in the Washington Post about her faith, her politics, and how they complement each other in the Libertarian Party. Cara, who is a practitioner of the ancient Greek religion Hellenismos, told the interviewer that pagans are already outside the mainstream, making […]
There are some who will always find true Liberty for all to be too risky an idea to embrace — unfortunately, many of those people are elected officials. In state legislatures across the country, bills have been proposed (and unfortunately in some cases, passed) that would regulate and criminalize the personal medical and life decisions […]
Cannabis is issue Meet Christine In 1996, a young mother of two was sent into unconsciousness by a blinding bolt of pain in her head. Upon awakening in the hospital, she was faced with terrifying news — a tumor was growing in her brain. Within a month, Christine Stenquist underwent a dangerous surgical procedure to […]
Sometimes politicians learn quickly. Now that Republicans and the Democrats have figured out that paying Americans with their own money is a winning strategy, the ruling class has decided to use the tool again and again. Instead of stimulating the economy by slashing taxes or allowing businesses to operate fully, the duopoly is in the […]
Last week, President Joe Biden began his second month in office by ordering an airstrike in Syria without receiving congressional authorization. At about the same time, Biden received a US intelligence report that confirmed what has long been known: that the brutal 2017 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was authorized by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed […]
It’s March 2021. We have been living within some sort of COVID-19 affected reality for one year. In some ways it feels like this started just a few months ago; in other ways, it’s hard to remember life before the pandemic. If we rewind just one year — before 500,000 COVID-related deaths and at least […]
From LP News | Vol. 50, Issue 3 | Quarter 3, 2020 By Kate Prather • LP Texas 2020 has been quite a year, especially for campaigning, with there being no exceptions for our presidential candidate’s campaign. Conventions, petitioning, fundraising, event planning, and campaigning have all had to take very interesting and innovative approaches to […]
From LP News | Vol. 50, Issue 3 | Quarter 3, 2020 By Bekah Congdon • LPHQ Development Associate For anyone who has been around the Libertarian Party for more than one election cycle, you will be familiar with the fights — plural — we endure to be placed on the ballot. Long before we […]