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 ... “LP.org: ‘Millennials support gay marriage … and the Second Amendment!’”
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.
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..
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.”
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 ... “Justin Raimondo: The Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage”