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Libertarianism and Immigration conference call featuring Alex Nowrasteh

Let’s discuss immigration policy with an expert

You are invited to a special conference call on Libertarianism and Immigration Policy featuring: Alex Nowrasteh, Director of Immigration StudiesCato Institute Center For Global Liberty and Prosperity Alex Nowrasteh is the director of immigration studies at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. His popular publications have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Ready to book your hotel room for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention?

Dear Libertarian, Here are some updates about our 2020 Libertarian National Convention: Sleeping Rooms Austin is one of the hottest destination cities in the country. If you are planning on attending the 2020 Libertarian National Convention, don’t wait or it might be too late. We’ve already filled 27 percent of our current block of rooms […]

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Bethany Baldes

Running for state legislature

Friends, My name is Bethany Baldes. Last year, I came within 53 votes of unseating the Republican majority leader in the Wyoming legislature. And I did it while running as a Libertarian. Working closely with Apollo Pazell, the national Libertarian Party’s campaigns advisor, my campaign for state representative in Wyoming’s 55th District broke the record […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Libertarians to Commerce Sec.: Follow Bill Belichick’s advice, ‘Do your job’

Bill Belichick is one of the winningest coaches in professional football, leading the New England Patriots to a record six Super Bowl titles. One of the secrets to his success is asking all of his players to “Do your job.” The Libertarian Party calls on President Donald Trump, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Congress to […]

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We support election systems that are more representative of the electorate at the federal, state and local levels. As private voluntary groups, political parties should be free to establish their own rules for nomination procedures, primaries and conventions. We call for an end to any tax-financed subsidies to candidates or parties and the repeal of all laws which restrict voluntary financing of election campaigns. We oppose laws that effectively exclude alternative candidates and parties, deny ballot access, gerrymander districts, or deny the voters their right to consider all legitimate alternatives. We advocate initiative, referendum, recall and repeal when used as popular checks on government.

Democracy loses as Supreme Court upholds partisan gerrymandering

American democracy has suffered a significant loss. On June 27, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Rucho v. Common Cause that “partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts,” so federal courts can’t block states from gerrymandering for political gain. Gerrymandering, a process abused by elected officials to redraw electoral […]

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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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