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Libertarian Party

Obama, McCain don't get free passes on gun issue

For Immediate Release Friday, June 27, 2008 Both candidates share questionable past on gun rights Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain both share a spotty history on gun rights and should not be granted a free pass with their recent rhetoric, says the Libertarian Party. “McCain and Obama are no friends to the Second […]

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Libertarian Party

Republican Gun-Grabbers

McCain’s tepid relationship with the NRA hasn’t always been as smooth as McCain has tried to make it seem on the 2008 campaign trail.  Today’s ruling on Heller and the response from McCain almost seems laughable given the tongue-lashing McCain has received in the past from gun rights advocates. 

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Libertarian Party

Heller ruling a 'preservation of liberty in the United States'

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 26, 2008 Party says firearms are distinct component of the national character Following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case District of Columbia v. Heller, Libertarian Party spokesperson Andrew Davis called the case a “landmark victory for the preservation of liberty in the United States.” The Libertarian Party was the […]

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LP on the ballot in Nebraska

Libertarian Party Gains Ballot Access in Cornhusker State ‘Party of Principle’ Gives Voice to Nebraskans’ Call for More Choice Lincoln, NE –  Jerry Kosch, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Nebraska, received official notification from the Secretary of State’s office today that the Party’s candidates will be on the ballot come November. By gathering nearly […]

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Libertarian Party

LNC amicus for Heller

The Supreme Court is now in the process of deciding Heller v. District of Columbia, and should be rendering a decision either today or tomorrow.  While we wait, feel free to read over the amicus brief submitted by the Libertarian Party in this landmark case.  The message of the brief is simple: The Second Amendment […]

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Third anniversary of Kelo

Yesterday marked the third anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Kelo v. New London.  The Kelo decision granted the power of eminent domain to any private company that could prove an ability to provide any semblance of public use, at some point in its existence. This decision further distorted the questionable ability of […]

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Barr rises on Digg home page

For those that followed the campaign of Ron Paul, it became routine that any story about Paul or the campaign would soar to the top of Digg.com–one of the leading sites for news and information in the online community.  Now, it appears Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s nominee for president, may also be heading in […]

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Barr rises on Digg home page

For those that followed the campaign of Ron Paul, it became routine that any story about Paul or the campaign would soar to the top of Digg.com–one of the leading sites for news and information in the online community.  Now, it appears Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s nominee for president, may also be heading in […]

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Obama 'sold out' liberty on FISA compromise

For Immediate Release Monday, June 23, 2008 Party disappointed with Obama backpedaling on FISA The Libertarian Party condemned Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama for recently stating he does not oppose the Bush administration’s program of illegally spying on U.S. citizens. “Obama has sold out liberty in his refusal to stand up to Republicans on FISA,” […]

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LP gets a new MySpace

For those that have gone to the LP’s old MySpace account, you may have noticed that it hadn’t been updated in, well, a good bit of time. We actually got a number of emails calling attention to this fact.  However, we’re pleased to announce a brand new MySpace account that’s better looking, more informative and […]

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EU schools US on practical foreign policy with Cuba

For Immediate Release Friday, June 20, 2008 Libertarian Party encourages US to follow the EU’s lead on Cuban policy As the European Union prepares to lift its limited sanctions on Cuba, the Libertarian Party is encouraging the Bush administration to follow suit. “The United States could learn much from the EU’s decision to lift its […]

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