Tag Archives: free speech

The Jorgensen Insider: Issue 02

The campaign of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen yesterday sent out the following newsletter to email subscribers.  This is the second issue.

Liberty [Redacted]

by Jennifer Imhoff

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Beginning October 1, 2020, Facebook will begin enforcing a stricter community standard guideline in an attempt to “stop hate speech.”

These changes are expected to impact page and group admins and require heavy oversight and censorship.… Read more ...

Ten Years After: The Speech

Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer.  He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...

Jorgensen Praises Company’s Firing of Employee Posting ‘All Lives Matter’ on Personal Facebook

As Paul Joseph Watson reports today on Summit News, during a July 11 interview on C-SPAN, 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen praised a company for firing an employee who wrote “All Lives Matter” on the employee’s personal Facebook page.  Jorgensen referred to the posting as an example of the “systemic racism” that will not be tolerated in the private sector. … Read more ...

Darrell Castle: Free Speech and Dr. Judy Mikovits

Darrell Castle, the 2008 vice presidential nominee and 2016 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party, released his podcast The Castle Report Friday along with a transcript of the show excerpted below: 

Hello this is Darrell Castle with today’s Castle Report. Today is Friday May 8, 2020, the 75th anniversary of VE or Victory in Europe Day.  … Read more ...

American Third Party Report Interviews Bob Whitaker, American Freedom Party Presidential Nominee

From American Third Party Report

In an American Third Party Report exclusive, Bob Whitaker, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Freedom Party, answers questions about his background, political views, and presidential campaign.  Below is the transcript and audio of the interview.

  1. What is your history with electoral politics? Which political candidates have you previously supported or endorsed?
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Libertarian candidates file suit against ban on medical marijuana campaign contributions



SPRINGFIELD — Two Libertarians seeking state office are suing the state over its prohibition on campaign contributions from the medical marijuana industry.

Claire Ball of Addison is seeking the office of state comptroller as a Libertarian Party of Illinois candidate, and Scott Schluter of Marion is running for the Legislature in the 117th Representative District under the same banner.Read more ...

Darryl Perry: SCOTUS rules on free speech

2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Darryl Perry wrote the following editorial for his blog Free Press Publications 

The US Supreme Court recently issued two seemingly conflicting rulings on free speech. Scotusblog reports the Supreme Court “gave state governments sweeping new control over the messages that can be put on auto and truck license plates but restricted governments at all levels from using differing rules to control the messages put on billboards and other outdoor signs.… Read more ...

William Saturn: The Story of Elisa Chan: A Victory for Free Speech

William Saturn is an IPR contributor and reporter for Wikinews. The following was posted on his blog on August 22, 2013: 

When former staffer James Stevens released the secret recording he made of San Antonio Councilwoman Elisa Chan, he felt her “anti-gay” comments would be her undoing. With a September vote upcomingto add gay and transgender people as a protected class in the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance, the resulting silence or absence of Chan would stand as a warning to anyone who dared speak out against the revision.… Read more ...

William Saturn: The Last Stop for Free Speech?

William Saturn is a longtime IPR contributor and accredited reporter for Wikinews.

No visitor retains the right to post on IPR. The owner can manage the site as he pleases. But there is no reason IPR cannot attempt to replicate the free and fair society that its owner, contributors, and followers envision.… Read more ...

Green-Rainbow Party says: Keep hands off protesters

A press release from the Green-Rainbow Party, the national Green Party affiliate in Massachusetts:

Keep Hands Off Protesters, Says Green-Rainbow Party

BOSTON – In response to the arrest of over 120 people early Tuesday morning, the Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) called for the City of Boston to find ways to accommodate the Occupy Boston demonstrators who have been gathering in the Dewey Square area of the City. … Read more ...

David Colborne: Nevada’s Colleges Not The Best For Free Speech

From an article by David Colborne on the Nevada Capital Libertarian Party blog:

FIRE recently announced via Huffington Post the top seven schools in the country that respect free speech. Sadly, none of them are in Nevada – in fact, both UNR and UNLV currently receive the dreaded “red light” rating from FIRE due to open-ended sexual harassment policies and ridiculously broad prohibitions against “offensive” speech from residents of on-campus housing and users of the universities networks.

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Wayne Root: What Will Obama Do if Egyptian-Style Crisis, Unrest & Revolt Hits America?

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author

Barack Obama and the U.S. government have called for a “peaceful transition” in Egypt, in response to massive protests, riots and escalating anarchy. But I wonder if President Obama is taking notes? I wonder if he realizes just how close America is to facing a similar crisis that could result in riots, revolt in the streets, and economic paralysis.… Read more ...