Tag Archives: gay marriage

LP.org: ‘Millennials support gay marriage … and the Second Amendment!’

Libertarian youth

From a media release by the Libertarian Party:

What do gun rights and gay marriage have in common among millennials? Surging support. A recent NPR article notes that people younger than 30 in the United States “are no more liberal on gun control” than earlier generations, “despite diverging from their elders on the legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage and other social issues.” The article seems to view this as a puzzling anomaly — why are American youth more liberal in some areas but not in others?… Read more ...

Examiner.com: Libertarian presidential candidates weigh in on Kim Davis controversy

kim-davisFrom Examiner.com:

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.

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Green Party congratulates same-sex marriage advocates

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:

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Libertarian Party of Ohio endorses Ohio Liberty Amendments

From LPO.org

Monday, 02 September 2013 11:35 | PDF | print | email

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..

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Marc Montoni: Just What *IS* The Consistent Libertarian Position on Marriage?

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 ...

PA Greens Support Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

The Green Party of Pennsylvania
www.gpofpa.org

For Immediate Release
August 21, 2013

Contact

Jay SweeneyGPPA Chair
570-587-3603 and jnln@epix.net

David F Ochmanowicz Jr.GPPA Secretary
Daveochman@gmail.com

Emily Cook, Chair of Montgomery County Green Party
609-947-5715ejc510@yahoo.com

PA Greens Support Marriage for Same Sex Couples

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA, www.gpofpa.org) supports Montgomery County Register of Wills D.

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Former NBA Star Tim Hardaway signs Our America Initiative equal marriage petition

Contact: Joe Hunter

Media@OurAmericaInitiative.com

801-303-7924

 

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 ...

Constitution Party of West Virginia’s “Community Decency” Platform Plank Updated

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: State’s First Same-Sex Marriages and General Assembly Wrap-Up

The Delaware Libertarian, July 1, 2013

Today Senator Karen Petersen, Corey Marshall-Steele, and others got married in Delaware

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 ...

Libertarian Party of Ohio: Libertarians Show Pride on Freedom to Marry

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: The Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

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 ...

Dr. Laurie Roth: This is not about gay marriage but about banishing God from American life

The following was posted by Joshua Fauver on the Independent American & Constitutional Review on June 29, 2013.

The following was posted by Dr. Laurie Roth on June 26, 2013 on RenewAmerica Dr. Laurie Roth is a nationally-syndicated radio talk-show host. She ran for the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination in 2012 and came in last (fifth place), with 6 votes, or 1.49%.Read more ...