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2018 Libertarian National Convention

2018 National Convention: SUPER early bird prices!

Dear Libertarian, Believe it or not, it is already time to make your plans for the next national convention! Last year’s national convention was the biggest (and most exciting, in my opinion) ever, and I’m confident that the 2018 convention is going to be very special also. I’m delighted to share with you that registration is now open […]

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We condemn the use of force against the innocent.

LNC vice chair explains how government normalizes violence

LNC vice chair Arvin Vohra discussed the normalization of violence in America in a recent interview with RT: The normalization of violence is occurring because even at the government level there are numerous examples when the state is settling its disputes with violence. That needs to change, says Arvin Vohra, Vice Chair of the Libertarian […]

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Libertarian Party of Indiana

Indiana Libertarians protest absurd alcohol laws

Indiana legislators have passed a restrictive alcohol sales license that targets one particular type of business model from competing in the marketplace, and Libertarian Party activists in Indiana are protesting. WBIW 1340 AM radio reports: Over the weekend, Libertarians from several Indiana counties will host a protest at a convenience store/restaurant in Columbus. The third […]

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Zakk Maher

Zakk Maher, county commissioner in Maine, switches from GOP to LP

Zakk Maher Another elected official has switched to the Libertarian Party, this time in Maine. Zakk Maher, a county commissioner for Androscoggin County, Maine, joined the Libertarian Party on Sept. 7 after having been elected to the seat last November as a Republican. Maher defeated the challenger with 63 percent of the vote, and his […]

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Special Event

Special Event – Political Persuasion

You are invited to a special conference call on Political Persuasion featuring Robin Koerner Monday, September 18 6 PM Pacific 7 PM Mountain 8 PM Central 9 PM Eastern Robin Koerner is a member of the faculty network for the Foundation for Economic Education, and political and economic commentator for the Huffington Post, Independent Voter Network, and other outlets. A […]

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LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark interviewed by Reason’s Nick Gillespie

LP chair discusses party’s future with Reason’s Nick Gillespie

LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark interviewed by Reason’s Nick Gillespie Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark discussed the future of the Libertarian Party in an interview with Reason’s Nick Gillispie, published on Sept. 10: Nick Gillespie: Hi, I’m Nick Gillespie with Reason, and today I’m talking with Nicholas Sarwark. He is the chairman of the Libertarian […]

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Starchild at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors

LNC rep calls for legalization of flavored tobacco in San Francisco

Starchild at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Starchild, vice chair of the Libertarian Party of San Francisco, argued before the city’s Board of Supervisors that the legislators should repeal a ban on flavored tobacco. His remarks were quoted in the San Francisco Examiner: “Banning flavored tobacco products or any other substance people might want […]

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Zakk Maher

Maine county commissioner switches to LP

Zakk Maher Zakk Maher, a county commissioner for Androscoggin County, Maine, switched to the Libertarian Party on Sept. 7. Maher was elected to the seat last November as a Republican, defeating the challenger with 63 percent of the vote. The term of the seat lasts until the end of 2020. Maher is the second county commissioner […]

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Peter Rohrman

Observer: Meet Peter Rohrman, the Libertarian candidate for NJ Governor

Peter Rohrman The Observer recently published a profile of New Jersey Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate Peter Rohrman, emphasizing his views in favor of individual liberty and peace, in contrast with the two major parties: Peter Rohrman, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and current IT network engineer, is running as the Libertarian Party’s candidate for governor, […]

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Walter Block

Walter Block: It’s time to rally behind the Libertarian Party

Walter Block Economist Walter Block, long-time libertarian activist and author of the controversial book Defending the Undefendable, recently argued that the Republican Party has so completely failed as a potential vehicle to bring about libertarian-leaning policy that it’s time for everybody who has libertarian views to rally behind the Libertarian Party. Block wrote the following […]

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Gary Johnson and Jill Stein appeared on the "Tavis Smiley Show" in 2016.

Gary Johnson loses antitrust debates lawsuit

Gary Johnson and Jill Stein appeared on the “Tavis Smiley Show” in October 2016. On Aug. 29, the U.S. Court of Appeals rejected the lawsuit filed against the Commission on Presidential Debates by Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, who fronted presidential campaigns in 2012 for the Libertarian Party and the Green Party, respectively. Ballot Access […]

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Salt Lake City nurse Alex Wubbels was taken into custody for correctly defending her unconscious patient’s rights.

Libertarian Party calls for criminal prosecution of law-breaking cop

LP celebrates nurse who defended patient’s 4th Amendment rights “Arresting a nurse for following the Constitution against the orders of an out-of-control police officer is outrageous,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee. Police body-cam videos released on Thursday by the Salt Lake Tribune explicitly show Nurse Alex Wubbels being taken into custody […]

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