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Are you in it for life?

Dear Libertarian, You are an integral part of our liberty movement. What better way to further your commitment than by becoming a Lifetime Member of the Libertarian Party? The Libertarian Party is working to put 2,000 Libertarian candidates on ballots across America this year. It is important for these candidates to know there are millions […]

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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.

Senate should end warrantless surveillance of all Americans

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) enables the government to monitor the communications of foreigners, including “incidental” surveillance of any Americans communicating outside U.S. borders. In practice, Section 702 essentially allows for unlimited surveillance of Americans if the initial targets of that surveillance are foreigners. As a result, the NSA and FBI […]

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we favor the repeal of all laws creating “crimes” without victims

It’s high time for Congress to end marijuana prohibition

Libertarians denounce Attorney General Jeff Sessions for overriding state marijuana laws On Jan. 4, acting against the advice of his own Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memorandum. This Obama-era memo had allowed states to set their own cannabis rules and regulations, with minimal intervention […]

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2018 Libertarian National Convention

Far exceeding historical trends

Dear Libertarian, So far, the registrations and sponsorships for the 2018 Libertarian National Convention are far exceeding historical trends, for both non-presidential AND presidential nominating conventions! This is a strong sign of party growth and it is very exciting. Thanks to all who have already registered and/or helped co-sponsor this convention. We are grateful for […]

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Special Event – Welcome New Members

You are invited to a special conference call to Welcome New Members & Share Info on How to Get Involved featuring Caryn Ann Harlos Monday, January 8 6 PM Pacific 7 PM Mountain 8 PM Central 9 PM Eastern Caryn Ann Harlos currently serves as the Region 1 Representative to the Libertarian National Committee, representing Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, […]

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Member Drive December 2017

LAST CHANCE

Dear Libertarian, Do you want your state to have more delegates at the 2018 Libertarian National Convention next summer? Delegate counts at the national convention are based on votes received in a state for the most recent Libertarian presidential nominee AND the number of dues-paying members of the national party in that state. This year, […]

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Government should not incur debt...

Tax cuts are great, but we need balanced budgets

After Congress approved the new Republican-sponsored tax reform bill on Dec. 19, President Donald Trump signed it into law on Dec. 22. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is a mixed bag that will cut taxes for some and increase them for others, and completely ignores the federal government’s chronic overspending. “Tax cuts […]

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We support full freedom of expression and oppose government censorship, regulation or control of communications media and technology.

USDOJ should stop persecuting foreign-owned press

The Department of Justice demanded in November that the Russia-owned media outlet RT must register as a foreign agent under the provisions of a World War II–era law, even though it specifically excludes “any news or press service” with primary interests in the United States. After RT registered, the Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio […]

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Libertarians advocate individual privacy and government transparency. We are committed to ending government’s practice of spying on everyone.

Congress should let FISA amendments expire

Section 702 loophole allows sweeping warrants to spy on U.S. citizens Congress passed the FISA Amendments Act in 2008 to enable surveillance of persons or organizations outside the United States, but in practice section 702 of the act includes sweeping warrants for the National Security Agency (NSA) and its PRISM surveillance program to collect static […]

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We favor the freedom to engage in or abstain from any religious activities that do not violate the rights of others.

Poll: What religion are Libertarians?

total responses Dear Libertarian, With the holiday season upon us, I thought it would be interesting to do a survey asking “What religion are Libertarians?” We ran a similar poll a couple of years ago, and this year have added many more choices. The First Amendment to the Constitution says “Congress shall make no law […]

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Write in Ron Bishop for Alabama Senator

Relieved by Roy Moore’s defeat? Thank a Libertarian

Republican candidate Roy Moore lost to Democrat Doug Jones in the Dec. 12 special election for U.S. Senate. The Moore campaign was plagued by allegations of sexual impropriety, and voters turned away in droves from what was once considered a safe GOP seat. The race was so close, though, that Jones won by a margin […]

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