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Extradition protests in Hong Kong on June 16, 2019

Liberty rising around the world!

A bill that would have allowed the extradition of accused criminals from Hong Kong to China was shelved after mass protests across the self-ruling city. Estimates say up to 2 million citizens joined in the June 16 protests, which ultimately forced the government’s hand in scuttling the bill and its threat to civil liberties in […]

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Laura Ebke

From state Senator Laura Ebke

Dear Libertarian, A few weeks ago, I celebrated my third anniversary of becoming a big-L Libertarian! In the three years since my conversion, a lot has happened. I’ve been invited to speak at something like 12 state Libertarian Party conventions; I was invited to say a few words at the Libertarian National Convention gala in […]

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Maj Toure explains meaning of Juneteenth celebration

Libertarian Party celebrates Juneteenth, self-ownership

On June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, General Gordon Granger issued the following order: “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and […]

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Dr. Kyle Varner speaks about liberty for Venezuela

Venezuela

Dear Libertarian, Libertarians across the country and globe are working every day to make their communities more free. I’d like to share with you a video made by one of our members, Dr. Kyle Varner, about the ongoing situation in Venezuela. It is being shown around Venezuela. Click the image to watch. It has English […]

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Cara Schulz and family

Making a difference

Dear Libertarian, Let me share a heartwarming story with you about the difference an elected official can make is someone’s life. Libertarian Cara Schulz serves on the city council in Burnsville, Minn., and her experience in office provides a powerful example: Cara writes, “A man who is currently homeless signed up to speak during the […]

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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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Make freedom your single issue.

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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