Press Releases and Party News

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Anti-trafficking bill also endangers safety of sex workers

A new bill intended to combat sex trafficking also outlaws online speech and information designed to protect the health and safety of sex workers. On Feb. 27, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1865, titled the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA), a bill that paints with such a […]

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Space is limited

Our 2018 Libertarian National Convention will be in New Orleans on June 30 – July 3, 2018. If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so here. If you haven’t booked your hotel room yet, you can do so here. You can find an overview of the schedule here. All of the vendor tables booked […]

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Freedom of speech and press doesn’t amount to electoral collusion

The Donald Trump administration has been under investigation since May by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller to determine whether the Trump presidential campaign actively colluded with Russia in 2016. The indictments so far against former Trump associates Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Richard Gates, and George Papadopoulos, as well as Alex van der Zwaan and more […]

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Montana Libertarians promote ‘sweet justice’ at event on jury nullification

The Flathead County Libertarian Party in Montana hosted a community event on Feb. 9 to explore the history, application, and importance of jury nullification. The guest speakers were Kirsten Tynan, executive director of the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA), who made the case that jurors’ “conscientious acquittal” is about love and heroism, and Montana-based attorney […]

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Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston Gazette-Mail covers WV Libertarians’ run for city council

Luke Brumfield, chairman of the Libertarian Party of West Virginia (LPWV), was interviewed in the Charleston Gazette-Mail on plans to nominate between three and six candidates for the Charleston city council, when the LPWV holds its annual convention in April. From the Feb. 17 article, “Libertarian candidates running in city election,” by Lori Kersey: At […]

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Will you donate for more videos like these?

Dear Libertarian, Please take a look at the videos below. If you like what you see, please donate so we can do a lot more like these. GUN RIGHTS Facebook version 32,000 views | Youtube version WHO WILL BUILD THE ROADS? Facebook version 35,000 views | Youtube version CAPITALISM VS CRONYISM Facebook version 40,000 views […]

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LNC chair featured on ‘1A’ radio show on NPR

Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark appeared as the featured guest on the “1A” radio show on WAMU 88.5 FM, American University Radio, a National Public Radio affiliate based in Washington, D.C. Host Joshua Johnson interviewed Sarwark for the full hour-long program. They explored several topics — fielding impromptu questions from listeners — including what it […]

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Former LNC chair quoted in ‘Washington Times’ on voter registration

Former Libertarian Party Chair Bill Redpath, a leader in Libertarian ballot-access efforts nationwide, was interviewed for the Washington Times, to comment on several states’ drop in voter registrations for both Democrats and Republicans. From the Dec. 27 article by David Sherfinski, “Drain on Democratic voter rolls signals trouble for midterm elections”: The latest numbers from […]

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Dates of interest to Libertarians: 2018

The following is a list of dates of interest to Libertarians in 2018, compiled by Dr. James Lark, Libertarian National Committee regional representative and former LNC chair. January 6 Pres. Franklin Roosevelt delivers his “Four Freedoms” speech. (1941) 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day 16 Ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (alcohol […]

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