Gallup: 50% of Americans want to legalize marijuana

A recent Gallup poll finds that 50% of Americans favor the legalization of marijuana. This is a record high among Gallup polls going back to 1969.

View the poll results.

LP Executive Director Wes Benedict comments, "The Libertarian Party has supported legalizing marijuana for decades. Soon, a clear majority of Americans will be in agreement with our position."

The War on Drugs: Outlook for the Future - Rob Kampia, MPP

"In fact, I just talked to the Governor of Vermont and he said it's one of his top priorities." - Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project.

Mark Grannis on gerrymandering

Mark Grannis, 2010 Libertarian candidate and Maryland LP executive board member, recently wrote an op-ed column for the Baltimore Sun about gerrymandering in Maryland. Grannis writes:

Problem Solving - Mark Hinkle

"Accident rates have gone up, not down, because of the law. This is another unintended consequence when goodie two-shoe type politicians think there ought to be a law to solve some problem. They make it worse."

LP Monday Message: Come to 40th Anniversary BBQ Bash

October 17, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

On Saturday, December 10, the Libertarian Party is hosting our 40th Anniversary Barbecue Bash in Las Vegas.

The Barbecue Bash is a celebration of 40 years of Libertarian Party activism. (The LP was founded on December 11, 1971.) It's also a tribute to the late David F. Nolan, one of the LP's founders.

When:   Saturday, December 10th, 2011 from 7-10 pm in the Veranda Room

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarians to Occupiers: Crony capitalism is the problem

WASHINGTON - Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle released the following statement today:

"I have been following the Occupy protesters, who call themselves the '99%', with interest.

"It's true that 99% of Americans do not enjoy the special benefits of crony capitalism. Crony capitalism is very different from real capitalism. In crony capitalism, government hands out special favors and protections to politically well-connected businesses.

Obama's hypocrisy on marijuana

"I inhaled frequently. That was the point."

Immigration Policy: Charter Cities - Prof. Bryan Caplan

"Let a thousand Hong Kongs bloom."


East Bay Libertarian Parties' Wine & Liberty Celebration


Start date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
End date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 4:00pm
Time Zone: 


Westover Vineyards
Castro Valley, CA 94552


East Bay Libertarian Parties'

Wine & Liberty Celebration

Sunday, November 6th @ 1:00pm —


LPWV Meeting


Start date: 
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 3:00pm
End date: 
Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 5:00pm
Time Zone: 


Mountain View Diner
Charles Town, WV 25414



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