New Jersey Libertarian Party: 2017 Convention

New Jersey Libertarian Party, PO Box 56, Tennent, NJ 07763-0056, njlp.org

PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 8th, 2017

The New Jersey Libertarian Party is extremely pleased to announce the details for this year’s State Convention. The Party is holding the event at the University Inn on the campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick.… Read more ...

Freedom Socialist Party- In a divided United States Class: it’s where we find our strength

Submitted to IPR by the Freedom Socialist Newspaper:

by Steven Strauss and Andrea Bauer

Freedom Socialist newspaper, Vol. 38, No. 1, February-March 2017
www.socialism.com

Analyzing the reasons why Donald Trump “won” the 2016 election is in part an exercise in absurdity, since Hillary Clinton attracted about three million more votes than he did.… Read more ...

Green Party Will Make All-Out Effort to Win a Legislative Special Election in Philadelphia Next Month

Cheri Honkala

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Cheri Honkala, who was Jill Stein’s running mate in 2012, will be the Green Party nominee in a special legislative election in Pennsylvania on March 21. The 197th district seat is empty because the Democrat who won the seat in November 2016 resigned on December 16, 2016, before her new term had even started.… Read more ...

LP:”Civil asset forfeiture is legalized theft by government”

Yesterday, at a meeting with sheriffs, President Trump commented about ruining the career of a Texas legislator that proposed a bill to reform civil asset forfeiture.

“We’ll destroy his career,” the President said.

The legislator was unnamed and there are several Texas legislators currently proposing bills to reform civil asset forfeiture laws.… Read more ...

The Libertarian Party of Chicago defends free speech, affirms non-aggression in wake of UC Berkeley riot

The Libertarian Party strongly supports the Constitutional rights to freedom of speech, religion, expression, and assembly, and furthermore, stands committed to the principle of non-aggression. Indeed, the initiation of force in order to silence one’s political adversaries is directly opposed to the freedoms that America holds dear. It is because of these principles that The Libertarian Party of Chicago officially states our condemnation of the violence and aggression that occurred at UC Berkeley on the night of February 1, 2017.… Read more ...

Brent DeRidder: We Will!

Posted by Brent DeRidder on facebook:

Are you advocating Liberty everyday?

What am I saying? Of course you are. You love to debate, to share your opinion, to shake your fist violently at statism wherever you see it. You are passionate, diligent, and driven.

Are you making a difference?

Absolutely.… Read more ...

California Libertarian Angela McArdle Files To Run For Congress In Special Election

My name is Angela McArdle and I am running for Congress as the Libertarian nominee in the April 4th election for California’s 34th District, which covers most of downtown LA and its adjacent neighborhoods. In case you didn’t know, there’s a special election in my district because the former congressman received an appointment to become California’s Attorney General.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party and Green Party Achieve Victory in Debates Case

From the LNC Business List:

Level the Playing Field won its case, in which the LNC is a plaintiff, in US District court against the FEC. This could lead to forcing the CPD to change its criteria for inclusion in presidential debates.

The order states:

“The FEC is ORDERED to reconsider the evidence and allegations and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion “within 30 days, failing which the complainant[s] may bring, in the name of such complainant[s], a civil action to remedy the violation involved in the original complaint.” The FEC is FURTHER ORDERED to reconsider the Petition for Rulemaking and issue a new decision consistent with this Opinion within sixty days.”

Carla Howell

Political Director
National Libertarian Party
202-333-0008 x 222

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Libertarians cautiously hopeful Trump will reduce regulatory burden

Today Libertarians praised President Donald Trump’s goal of reducing federal government regulations by 75 percent and expressed hope that his plan to counter any new regulation with the elimination of two existing regulations serves to reduce the massive regulatory burden that Americans suffer under today.

Libertarians caution that some regulations impose 100 times the burden that others do.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kansas: Fourth District Convention to chose a candidate for the Special Election

The Libertarian Party of Kansas will hold its special convention on Saturday February 11 at the Wichita Public Library

3447 S Meridian Ave, Wichita Kansas 67217

TIME: 3 PM

REASON: to elect a Libertarian candidate for the April 11 Special Election in the Fourth Congressional District to replace Representative Mike Pompeo

PLEASE FORWARD TO ALL LIBERTARIANS you know that live in the 4th Congressional District

ONLY FOURTH DISTRICT voters registered as LIBERTARIANS can take part in OUR special election.… Read more ...

Green Party condemns the “Trump Wall of Shame” and other racist executive orders targeting immigrants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States strongly condemned President Trump’s executive orders, announced on Wednesday, imposing severe immigration restrictions, expanding the criminalization and deportation of undocumented immigrants, and authorizing construction of a massive border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

Greens urged all Americans to reject the “Trump Wall of Shame” and to stand up for the basic rights of documented and undocumented immigrants, racial justice, protected legal status and amnesty for the undocumented, and hospitality for refugees.… Read more ...

Twenty-four Presidential Candidates Received At Least 1,000 Votes in November 2016

Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Twenty-four individuals who were actually running for president in November 2016 received at least 1,000 recorded votes. This does not include individuals who were not running for president in November, such as Bernie Sanders, but who nevertheless received hundreds of thousands of write-in votes, most of which were not counted or reported.… Read more ...