The liberty to choose from many options is one of the greatest assets of a free society. Not only does a range of competitors give the consumer more choices, it also creates an environment where those choices must adapt to the needs of the consumer to stay relevant. Limiting or attempting to eliminate choice is […]
Press releases and fundraising related items
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms is at it again, proposing illogical regulations that pretend to solve a problem.
The United States’ war in Afghanistan is over. While there is much to say and much more that can never be put into words, let us be clear on this point: The Libertarian Party supports the full removal of US troops from Afghanistan and the end of this failed war. This war should never have […]
In 2018 the Libertarian Party of New York earned automatic ballot access for the first time in history thanks to the gubernatorial ticket of Larry Sharpe and Andrew Hollister. LPNY needed to gather a minimum of 15,000 signatures during a six-week period to get our statewide candidates on the ballot. In the end, we collected […]
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.
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 […]