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LNC Response to President Biden’s Speech on Firearms

On June 2nd the White House released President Biden’s remarks on the recent  shooting in Uvalde, TX where a deranged young man ended the lives of 19 elementary students and 2 teachers while police stood outside and failed to protect the innocent. It wasn’t until an off-duty border patrol agent whose child attended the elementary […]

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Advanced Voting Methods can Save our Elections

This weekend, hundreds of Libertarians will be traveling to Sparks-Reno, NV to participate in the 2020 Libertarian National Convention. During this time the delegates representing all 50 states will be voting on proposed changes to the national platform and bylaws, and will be electing a new national committee to oversee the Party for the next […]

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Why Libertarians Should Care About the War On Sex

By Cathy ReisenwitzOriginally published in LPNews, 2022 Spring Edition   As the War on Drugs begins to ramp down after 50 years of failure and devastation, authoritarians are hardly going quietly into that good night. The nanny state never sleeps, and the new moral panic is the scourge of sex work and pornography. Lawmakers are […]

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Libertarians on Abortion

Updated to remove platform language that was removed at the 2022 National Convention. On May 2, 2022 a leaked report showed that the Supreme Court of the United States would be overturning the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision that affirmed that there is a Constitutional right for someone to obtain an abortion.  Abortion is likely […]

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Turning Over a New Leaf

As Libertarians, we are accused of being recalcitrant and obstinate. We don’t play well with others and we fight amongst ourselves. Today, we wanted to change that. Today, we wanted to do something nice for once. The Libertarian Party is officially turning over a new leaf. Instead of bashing the government, the 117th Congress, and […]

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School Choice

The education system in America is based on government policies regarding what children should know and be able to do at certain ages. The educational practices therein include requiring students to sit still, walk in straight lines, be quiet, memorize facts, and most importantly — pass standardized tests. The system applies canned instructional programs to […]

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No War With Russia

In February of 1990 U.S. leaders journeyed to Moscow to make an offer to the Soviets. Then Secretary of State James Baker suggested that in exchange for a unified Germany, the U.S. would make “iron-clad guarantees” that NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) would not expand “one inch Eastward.” Soviet dominance in Eastern Europe was […]

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The American [Inflation] Plan

On January 19th, 2022, Joe Biden marked the end of his first year as President with a press conference in which he painted a flowery picture of the state of our nation. Included in his rosy report were millions of new jobs, low unemployment, a 30% increase in new business applications, and a “raise” in […]

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End It Now

Rational people have done their best to work together and do what needs to be done to navigate through a global pandemic. Our government has lied, hidden information, mandated policies based on faulty assumptions, and refused to follow its own orders. It is time for it to end — all of it.    We all […]

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Three Questions That Change A Lifetime

Originally published in LPNews, December 2021   When I was 14 years old, I started paying attention to the political world around me. As a “good Christian girl” from a “good Christian home”, this meant that I started watching The O’Reilly Factor and Hannity and Colmes at night with my parents and also started paying […]

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America’s “Justice System” is Far From Just

One of the basic duties of any government is to seek justice for its citizens and to establish a framework by which individuals who prey on others are held accountable for their actions. Such a framework should allow the accused to face their accusers and have their guilt or innocence considered by a neutral and […]

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