Tag Archives: Pro-Life

Constitution Party’s Platform Committee Adds Personhood to Pro-Life Plank

Independent Political Report has learned that the Constitution Party’s platform committee has, in the words of one activist, “Strengthened it’s strongest plank” by adding language praising “Personhood” to the Pro-Life plank of the platform.

Several of the Constitution Party’s longtime activists have been involved in the Personhood movement, including Les Riley of Mississippi and Rick Jore of Montana–both of whom ran their states’ respective Personhood initiatives.… Read more ...

VIRGINIA: Independent 44th District Va House candidate charges unfair treatment in local media

From a media release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com BY Joseph A. Glean:

Independent candidate charges unfair treatment in local media:
Seeks relief from hyperlocal news media, AOL’s Patch Network

Joseph A. “Joe” Glean is a candidate for State Delegate in Virginia’s 44th House District. He is a pro-life, Reagan conservative, being run as an Independent candidate, on the ballot by voter petition.… Read more ...

Supporters of former Libertarian candidate Ron Paul and one time possible Reform Party candidate Donald Trump clash at CPAC

Maggie Haberman at Politico (excerpts):

The real-estate mogul with a genius for self-promotion gave the most-acclaimed — and most colorful — speech at the conservative gathering this afternoon, from the moment he took the stage to the song “Money, Money, Money.”

With no visible sense of irony, he slammed libertarian Ron Paul as a losing hopeful who can’t capture the brass ring and got booed by some for it, said our current president came ‘out of nowhere,” and quoted a business magazine’s story about what a terrific entrepreneur he himself is.

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Constitution Party 2010 Election Highlights

by Gary Odom
National Field Director
at constitutionparty.com

2010 Election
Brings Victories and Near Misses; Highlights
Progress And Reveals Challenges As The
Constitution Party Looks To The Future
Congratulations To Nevada…Again! 
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office.  This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.Read more ...

Independent Jana Kemp at 6% in Idaho Governor’s Race

Early results posted by Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics See the article there for more about Kemp and her race.

Butch Otter (REP) – 78,501 votes (62%)
Keith Allred (DEM) – 39,296 votes (31%)
Jana Kemp (IND) – 7,313 votes (6%)
Ted Dunlap (LIB) – 1,514 votes (1%)
Pro-Life (IND) – 953 votes (1%)… Read more ...

Independent Jana Kemp Draws Unlikely Applause in Idaho Debate

Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics:

All five candidates for governor of Idaho met for a debate on Thursday, in front of a packed crowd at the Idaho Capitol and broadcast on Idaho Public Television.

Attending the showdown were Republican governor Butch Otter, Democrat Keith Allred, Libertarian Ted Dunlap and independents Jana Kemp and Pro-Life Richardson.… Read more ...

Uncovered Politics ‘Oddball’: Pro-Life (formerly named Marvin Richardson)

Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics:

Today’s oddball in the spotlight is Pro-Life.

Yes, that’s the man’s name.

Marvin Richardson legally changed his name to “Pro-Life” after an Idaho court refused to allow him to be listed on the ballot with the label in a 2006 race for Governor as the Constitution Party candidate.

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Massachusetts: Pro-Life Group Endorses Independent Cahill for Governor

From Life News via TPID:

Unable to support either Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick or Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, the statewide pro-life organization Massachusetts Citizens for Life has endorsed the campaign of independent candidate Tim Cahill, the current State Treasurer.

Madeline McComish, the chair of the MCFL State Political Action Committee, told LifeNews.com that Cahill is fully pro-life, unlike Patrick or Baker.… Read more ...

NY Senate Bill 4779, allowing kids to okay vaccines, creates controversy among ideologies

Kimberly Wilder writes:

NY State Senate Bill S4779 concerns allowing minors to receive vaccines for STD’s (sexually transmitted diseases) without their parents’ consent or knowledge. According to an action alert by Rita M. Palma at MyKidsMyChoice, the vaccines covered include Hep-B and Gardasil.

Some of the public discourse is represented below.… Read more ...

Three Idaho U.S. Senate candidates asked to quit by GOP

Three alternative candidates for the U.S. Senate in Idaho “were contacted by Republicans including Congressman Bill Sali, urging them to exit the race to help Republican Jim Risch,” the AP reports. Libertarian Kent Marmon, independent Rex Rammell, and independent Pro-Life (formerly Marvin Richardson) “all say they were asked to make an early exit.”

Marmon said Sali “urged him to leave because he could draw votes from Risch” and help Democrat Larry LaRocco.… Read more ...