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Recognizing that abortion is a sensitive issue and that people can hold good-faith views on all sides, we believe that government should be kept out of the matter, leaving the question to each person for their conscientious consideration.

Libertarians: Abortion is a matter for individual conscience, not public decree

Alabama is the most recent state to pass newly restrictive anti-abortion laws in 2019, following Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Ohio. Abortion remains legal at the federal level, so it is likely that as the new state laws are challenged, one or more cases will eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court as a challenge to the […]

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American voters don’t trust federal government

The purpose of government, according to the Declaration of Independence, is to secure the rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Actual government agencies, however, are often destructive of these ends. Public choice economics shows that government officials are just as self-interested as anyone else, that their work in the public sector tends […]

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[W]e favor the repeal of all laws creating 'crimes' without victims, such as gambling, the use of drugs for medicinal or recreational purposes, and consensual transactions involving sexual services.

Libertarians celebrate dropping incarceration rate, advocate greater reform

The Department of Justice announced Thursday that the number of people incarcerated in the United States dropped 10 percent over the last 10 years. Libertarian Party Executive Director Dan Fishman commented: I’m very proud to think that the Libertarian Party’s constant advocacy for the legalization of cannabis, shining a light on policing for profit, and […]

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2020 Presidential Ballot Access - Dec. 17, 2019

Republican shenanigans

Dear Libertarian, A couple of months ago, the Arkansas state legislature pulled some shenanigans and rapidly pushed through an “emergency bill” to make it nearly three times harder for us to get ballot access there. Why? Because Republicans are scared to compete with us. But we are not deterred! We have a long and proud […]

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Dan Fishman

Dan Fishman joins Libertarian Party staff as executive director

Dear Libertarian, Please join me in welcoming Dan Fishman as executive director of the Libertarian Party. Dan brings an impressive set of professional and political skills to the role. Professionally, he has a background in special education along with more than two decades of experience in computer science. Politically, he has run Libertarian campaigns for […]

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