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Libertarian Party of Illinois

Help support competitive elections in Illinois

Dear Libertarian, Since its inception, the Libertarian Party has been an outspoken advocate for competitive elections and has encouraged people to get involved in their government. Here in Illinois, the current election law prevents competitive elections and magnifies the impacts of gerrymandering, as recently demonstrated by 46 percent of the Illinois General Assembly being elected […]

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Libertarian Party of Georgia

Help fix Georgia’s broken elections

The election system in Georgia is broken, and a new bill may make it worse. But you can help fix it. Both Republicans and Democrats take every opportunity to stack the deck in their favor — at all levels of government. They desperately want to keep real competition out of the running, so campaign regulations, […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Support your favorite convention theme in March Mayhem contest

Hurry and take your shot! The 2020 Pay-to-Play Libertarian National Convention Theme Contest brought in 63 submissions, resulting in 58 unique themes. The second round of voting brought the donation total to $14,349 toward convention expenses! ONLY the top 16 themes are advancing to our March Mayhem Theme Tournament, starting March 19. This is what […]

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$22 trillion U.S. national debt

Record high $22 TRILLION national debt

As Reason reported on March 11, President Donald Trump’s budget would add $7.9 trillion to the national debt over the next decade. The national debt, currently exceeding a record $22 trillion, has become one of the biggest threats to our national security and stability. Yet neither the Rs nor Ds are serious about fixing it. […]

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We affirm the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment to keep and bear arms, and oppose the prosecution of individuals for exercising their rights of self-defense.

Want to end gun violence? End war, including the war on drugs

On Feb. 27, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a new gun control bill, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019,” with a 240-190 vote that largely split along party lines. The bill would extend requirements for background checks for transfers of firearms to private transactions as well as commercial sales, but the bill is […]

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Libertarian Party Presidential Election Results, 1972-2016

It’s been 20 years

I joined the Libertarian Party as a member 20 years ago today. We have made so much progress during that time. Here are 3 of my favorite stats: We have twice the ballot access access that we did 20 years ago. We have 92% more registered Libertarians than we did just 10 years ago (read […]

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Washington Times: $22 trillion national debt low on Capitol Hill's priorities list

Being a voice of reason in DC

Dear Libertarian, Check out the headline from The Washington Times yesterday: The national debt is sky high at $22 trillion…and growing…every day! Our massive national debt is one of the greatest threats to our national security and stability. And yet, as The Washington Times so powerfully notes, neither the Rs or Ds are taking much […]

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Libertarians advocate individual privacy and government transparency. We are committed to ending government’s practice of spying on everyone. We support the rights recognized by the Fourth Amendment to be secure in our persons, homes, property, and communications. Protection from unreasonable search and seizure should include records held by third parties, such as email, medical, and library records.

Supreme Court rules against highway robbery through asset forfeiture

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Feb. 20 that civil asset forfeiture as widely practiced by state and local governments can violate the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and its prohibition against excessive fines. On her second day back on the bench after undergoing cancer surgery, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg announced the Timbs […]

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American foreign policy should seek an America at peace with the world. Our foreign policy should emphasize defense against attack from abroad and enhance the likelihood of peace by avoiding foreign entanglements. We would end the current U.S. government policy of foreign intervention, including military and economic aid.

US intervention won’t cure Venezuela’s socialist disease

In a speech in Miami on Feb. 18, President Donald Trump addressed the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. He correctly pointed out that the people of Venezuela are afflicted by the malady of tyrannical socialism, a sociopolitical disease introduced by deceased President Hugo Chavez and now incubated by President Nicholas Maduro. Despite getting the diagnosis […]

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The world we seek to build is one where individuals are free to follow their own dreams in their own ways, without interference from government or any authoritarian power.

Trump’s only ‘national emergency’ is keeping his base happy

On the afternoon of Feb. 14, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced on the floor of the Senate that President Donald Trump plans to sign the bipartisan bill that will keep the federal government open and simultaneously declare a “national emergency” giving him the power to begin border wall construction using funds that had […]

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Important: IT security

To the friends and members of the LP: We care about your privacy as much as you do, and that is the purpose of this email.  Please take a moment to read this. Someone has been sending fake emails that claim to be from LP National staff and/or LNC members. We also have reports of this happening at the state […]

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