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Libertarian Party to FDA: Get Out of the Way

20200401_FDA_Presser by Executive Director on Scribd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEpress@lp.org April 1, 2020 Libertarian Party to FDA: “Get Out of the Way!” The Libertarian Party calls for the FDA to cease mismanaging the COVID-19 crisis and to allow American healthcare providers, industries and entrepreneurs to operate with a free hand.“The previous high watermark for people the […]

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Friday’s stimulus package increased the national debt by 8%

I’m coming to you today, the final day our first quarterly FEC deadline of 2020, with an important request: I’m asking you to start your Libertarian Party membership before tonight’s deadline. This crisis has made it clearer than ever: Our country is hurting due to overregulation by the federal government controlled by the Democrats and […]

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Ballot Access in the Corona Era

20200330_BallotAccess by Executive Director on Scribd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press@lp.org The Libertarian Party, America’s third party, calls on Governors across the Country to remove all petitioning requirements in 2020. The Libertarian Party, which is one of the only 3 parties in American History to have ever had 50 state +DC (50+) ballot access in consecutive […]

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Notice of National Bylaws Committee Meeting March 29, 2020 3:00-5:00pm

The National Bylaws Committee will be holding a meeting via Zoom on Sunday, March 29, 2020, from 3:00-5:00pm. The log-in information is below: Topic: Bylaws Meeting Time: Mar 29, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/331459657 Meeting ID: 331 459 657 One tap mobile +16699009128,,331459657# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,331459657# US (Houston) […]

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AJC – Lawsuit: Ease requirements for 3rd-parties in Georgia amid coronavirus

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on March 27, 2020: In a time of “social distancing” and the coronavirus, third-party candidates shouldn’t have to go door to door collecting over 20,000 signatures to get on the ballot in Georgia, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. The lawsuit by Libertarian Party and Green Party nominees for the […]

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AL.com – Civil liberties and coronavirus safety: Some say Alabama is going too far

Alabama Libertarian Party chair Laura Lane was quoted in an article on Al.com, the website of the Birmingham News, the city’s main newspaper, on March 24, 2020. Alabama businesses, employees, and consumers are scrambling to adjust to closed schools and restaurants, cancelled sports seasons, work-from-home instructions and other disruptions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Notice of National Platform Committee Meeting April 2, 2020 7:00-9:00pm Eastern

The national Libertarian Party Platform Committee will have a meeting on April 2, 2020 at 7:00-9:00pm EST. The log-in information and the agenda are below. Please direct any questions to the Committee Chair, Caryn Ann Harlos at secretary@lp.org. Topic: Platform Committee Meeting Time: Apr 2, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom […]

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The Left and Right attacked these companies and now look foolish

While millions of Americans are practicing social distancing in a COVID-19 outbreak, delivery service companies like Amazon are right at our doorstep with food, supplies and necessities. Facebook is the largest social media platform in the world. We are seeing community members from every city sharing vital information about grocery stores that are out of […]

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KPAX: Libertarians Have New U.S. Senate Candidate in Montana Race

From KPAX.com, the CBS television affiliate in Western Montana, on March 19, 2020: Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Susan Good Geise said Wednesday she’ll be the Libertarian Party’s new candidate in Montana’s U.S. Senate race – replacing a last-minute withdrawal. Geise, a Republican county commissioner, told MTN News she contacted the Libertarians after reading about […]

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LNC Chair: How to Balance Public Health and Civil Liberties in the Time of Coronavirus

Libertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe show on March 17, 2020, to discuss the coronavirus, and how to balance public health while protecting civil liberties. “You don’t need to have draconian measures from the government if people are accurately informed about what is going on,” said Mr. Sarwark. “We need […]

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New Mexico LP Has Most Candidates for State Legislature of Any Third Party in 100 Years

From Ballot Access News on March 11, 2020: The New Mexico Libertarian Party has 12 candidates for State House on its June primary ballot, and 6 candidates for State Senate. That is the highest number of legislative candidates that any party, other than the Democratic and Republican Parties, has had in New Mexico since the […]

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