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Statement on Jan. 6th Capitol Violence

On Wednesday, January 6, as the U.S. Capitol building was being breached, Libertarian National Committee Chair Joe Bishop-Henchman issued the following statement: “This is not patriotism. This is not protesting. This is reprehensible violence and aggression and needs to stop now. We hope safety for all those who work in the Capitol.” Since the party’s […]

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Notice of LNC E-Meeting January 3 2021 at 8:00PM Eastern

The LNC will be holding its monthly e-meeting on January 3, 2021 beginning at 8:00pm Eastern. An agenda will be published when available. All Party members are invited to attend. The log-on information is below and if you have any question at all please contact LNC Secretary Caryn Ann Harlos at secretary@lp.org or at 561.523.2250 […]

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John Andrews

Maine State Rep. John Andrews Joins the Libertarian Party

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** REP. JOHN ANDREWS JOINS LIBERTARIAN PARTY Maine State Representative John Andrews, announced on Monday that he is joining the Libertarian Party. “I hope that many free thinking and liberty-minded Mainers will join me in taking this step,” Andrews said in his announcement. “Standing together on principle, we can have a positive impact […]

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USA Today: Not a Republican, not a Democrat: Wyoming’s Marshall Burt wins Libertarian Party’s first statehouse seat since 2002

From USA Today on November 5, 2020: The Libertarian Party earned a historic victory Tuesday [November 3], clinching a statehouse seat for the first time in nearly two decades. Marshall Burt was elected to the Wyoming House of Representatives in its 39th district, defeating Democrat incumbent Stan Blake, said Bob Johnston on the Libertarian National Committee. “This is only the […]

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Smart Politics: Libertarian Gubernatorial Nominees Set Record Highs in Four States

The nation’s third largest party continues to make bigger footprints in multiple statewide races. From Smart Politics on November 24, 2020: Smart Politics recently profiled the record-setting performances Libertarians and other third party candidates had this cycle across nine states in elections for the U.S. Senate. This report’s focus is on gubernatorial elections – for which […]

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U.S. Supreme Court

Barrett Reloaded? A New Third Circuit Decision Could Prove The Perfect Base For A Second Amendment Blowout

From JonathanTurley.org on November 25, 2020: The Third Circuit has issued an opinion that has received little attention over the right to bear arms, but it should. The decision in Folajtar v. The Attorney General of the United States may be one of the most perfectly tailored case for major Supreme Court decision. Indeed, the only thing lacking from […]

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From Left: Kate Prather, Treasurer, Bekah Congdon, Vice Chair, Whitney Bilyeu, Chair and Stephanie Berlin, Secretary. (Photo courtesy of LPTexas)

Historic LP Texas State Convention Meets Online, Names New All-Female Leadership

From LP News | Vol. 50, Issue 3 | Quarter 3, 2020 By Chris Clemence • LPHQ Stewardship Associate The Libertarian Party of Texas bore witness to profound change this convention season. After a 103-day delay, the state convention moved 500 miles across the state to host both in-person and online delegates as they elected […]

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