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Today, September 14, 2015, we heard from several of the Libertarian candidates seeking the Libertarian Party‘s 2016 presidential nomination on the controversy surrounding Democrat Kim Davis. Davis returned to work this morning as Clerk of the Rowan County, Kentucky, an elective constitutional office, which as part of her service, is to issue marriage licenses from Kentuckians wishing to ask the government’s permission to marry.
This afternoon, the Green Party sent this message to members of its email distribution list at the top of an update on recent party activities:
Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment supported, joins Freedom to Marry and Ohio Workplace Freedom as party goals
COLUMBUS—The Libertarian Party of Ohio Monday announces its endorsement the Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment, which will allow Ohio voters in 2014 to re-legalize both the use of marijuana for therapeutic purposes and the use of industrial hemp.The move makes the LPO the only statewide political party in Ohio to endorse and campaign for all—or indeed any—of the three “Ohio Liberty Amendments” likely to be before voters in November 2014.The LPO has previously endorsed both the Ohio Workplace Freedom Amendment and the Freedom to Marry and Religious Freedom Amendment, and its candidates and supporters are helping to gather petition signatures to ensure that Ohio voters will have the chance to greatly increase individual liberty in the Buckeye State by bypassing politicians in the state house who have refused to act on these three vital issues in spite of widespread public support..
Posted by Marc Montoni on his Free Virginia blog on August 23, 2013. Montoni is an IPR contributor and Libertarian Party of Virginia activist.
Last week (August 12 – August 17, 2013) I spent the week manning the Libertarian Party table at the Rockingham County Fair. Our candidate for governor, Rob Sarvis, was on hand on Friday (8/16) and spoke to many voters about his campaign.… Read more ...
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The Green Party of Pennsylvania
For Immediate Release
August 21, 2013
David F Ochmanowicz Jr., GPPA Secretary
PA Greens Support Marriage for Same Sex Couples
The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, www.gpofpa.org) supports Montgomery County Register of Wills D.
Contact: Joe Hunter
ADVISORY: FORMER NBA STAR TIM HARDAWAY TO SIGN PETITION TO PUT EQUAL MARRIAGE ON FLORIDA BALLOT
Miami, FL, July 3, 2013 –– Former NBA star Tim Hardaway will be one of the first to sign an initiative petition to place an equal marriage constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot next year.… Read more ...
The following was posted on the Constitution Party of West Virginia’s website on June 26, 2013:
In response to today’s misguided Supreme Court decision, the Executive Committee of the Constitution Party of West Virginia, in meeting duly assembled, has made the following revisions (as indicated below in bold text) to its platform position on “Community Decency.”
The US Supreme Court was wrong in 1857 in the Dred Scott Case.… Read more ...
The Delaware Libertarian, July 1, 2013
Yesterday, while the General Assembly was in session and we were all focused on the fate of our particular favorites (or un-favorites) among the flurry of legislation, couples all over Delaware were counting down the hours to get to the day they had waited for … often for years or decades.… Read more ...
Published June 28, 2013 on the Libertarian Party of Ohio website:
COLUMBUS—Libertarians from across Ohio showed their pride during Stonewall Columbus Pride Saturday, June 22.
The Franklin County Libertarian Party (FCLP) and members from the Libertarian Party of Ohio (LPO), one waving a Gadsden flag on a rainbow background, walked alongside the FCLP float decorated in balloons, streamers and messages about the civil liberties the Libertarian Party aims to protect.… Read more ...
Justin Raimondo, an openly gay man, is the editorial director and one of the co-founders of Antiwar.com. A member of the Libertarian Party from 1974 to 1983, he founded the second LP Radical Caucus along with Eric Garris in 1979. He ran as a Libertarian candidate for public office twice: in 1980 for California State Assembly (received 7.7% of the vote) and in 1982 for U.S.… Read more ...
The following was posted by Joshua Fauver on the Independent American & Constitutional Review on June 29, 2013.
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 27, 2013
This release is online at http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=628
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, email@example.com
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, firstname.lastname@example.org
Green Party praises Supreme Court’s rulings on same-sex marriage
• Green Party’s 2013 Annual National Meeting in Iowa City, July 25-28: http://www.gp.org/meetings/Iowa2013 / Media Credentialing for the meeting: http://www.gp.org/committees/media/press.php
• Green Shadow Cabinet: http://greenshadowcabinet.us
WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party of the United States praised the Supreme Court’s decisions, announced on Wednesday, on same-sex marriage rights.… Read more ...