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Libertarian Party of Nevada and Outright Nevada Celebrate the Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality

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The Supreme Court struck down marriage bans today as unconstitutional, an issue the Libertarian Party has been fighting for since its inception in 1971.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, June 26, 2015The Libertarian Party of Nevada(LPNevada), the fastest growing political party in Nevada and the only party which supports individual freedom, and personal responsibility along with Outright Nevada, the LGBT Caucus of the Libertarian Party of Nevada, commends the Supreme Court of the United States in their decision to strike down unconstitutional and pointless bans against gay marriage nationwide.… Read more ...

Press Release: Libertarian Party’s Four Decades of Advocacy for Marriage Equality Pays Off with US Supreme Court Decision

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Press Release

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 26, 2015

Libertarian Party’s four decades of advocacy for marriage equality pays off with US Supreme Court decision

In a 5-4 ruling today, the Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriage and recognize those marriages entered into in other states.

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Virginia Newspaper Covers Libertarian Candidate’s First Web Ad

Libertarian candidate for Gov. releases first web ad calling for same-sex marriage in Virginia

By Todd Allen Wilson

June 27, 2013

Published on DailyPress.com

Robert Sarvis, Libertarian candidate for governor, entered the fray this week by releasing a new video calling for same-sex marriage in the commonwealth.

Sarvis, of Annandale, released the video in the wake of the U.S.Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Defense of Marriage Act


June 26, 2013

(Indianapolis, Indiana)  The Libertarian Party of Indiana applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down key provisions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

LPIN State Chairman Dan Drexler issued the following statement:

“Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is clearly an historic move toward marriage equality consistent with the long-held libertarian belief that government does not have the authority to define, license or restrict personal relationships.… Read more ...

California Libertarian Party Issues Statement in Support of SCOTUS Ruling on Marriage Equality

This was posted to the California LP’s website last evening.

June 26, 2013 – The Libertarian Party of California congratulates marriage equality activists who have worked hard to ensure that our laws protect the rights of all citizens equally. With equal treatment under law in marriage in California effectively affirmed by the Supreme Court’s multiple rulings, perhaps we can begin the next movement to free all citizens from the overarching tyranny of state-licensed personal relationships.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation: Two victories for marriage equality

Two victories for marriage equality in Supreme Court decisions 

DOMA declared unconstitutional and California’s Prop 8 struck down

By Zachary Wolfe

JUNE 26, 2013
Supporters of marriage equality demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court, March 27.
Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

The author is an attorney, author, and professor at the George Washington University.

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Socialist Alternative on the SCOTUS strike down of DOMA

From regular IPR reader Deran, who sent in the following:

I’m not a member of Socialist Alternative, and despite their being Trotskyists, they are the most active, forward looking of the Leninist organizations. IMO.

The SA’s basic position is that yay to striking down DOMA and Prop 8, but the gay liberation is a much bigger social struggle.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson: Game On for equal marriage


This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that goes a long way toward getting the federal government out of the business of discriminating against gay Americans who simply want the same privileges and responsibilities of marriage that other Americans enjoy.  You can read my reaction here: Gov. Gary Johnson Reacts to SCOTUS Decisions on Same-Sex Marriage.… Read more ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Robert Sarvis Releases Web Video Supporting Marriage Equality

Robert Sarvis is the Libertarian Party nominee for governor of Virginia in the November 5, 2013 election. He will be one of three candidates on the gubernatorial ballot, along with Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and former Democratic Party chairman Terry McAuliffe. Today, Sarvis released his first web video on YouTube.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Activists: Inconsistency on Marriage Equality

Inconsistency on Marriage Equality
Published June 20, 2013 | The Libertarian Party of Tennessee website

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By:  Allan Wallace and Steven Rodriguez. 

Allan Wallace is a long time Libertarian party member and activist who has held positions of leadership in the party. He is also one of the founders and first Chair of Outright Libertarians, an organization of LGBT LP activists. 

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Gary Johnson: Making history in America

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Gary Johnson <GaryJohnson@ouramericainitiative.com>
Date: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Subject: Making history in Arizona



This morning, the Our America Initiative joined with a newly-formed grassroots organization, Equal Marriage Arizona, to file the necessary paperwork to begin gathering signatures to place a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in Arizona to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.  … Read more ...

Libertarians say marriage equality only one step toward ending legal discrimination

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June 10, 2011

Contact: Wes Benedict, Executive Director
E-mail: wes.benedict@lp.org
Phone: 202-333-0008 ext. 222

Libertarians say marriage equality only one step toward ending legal discrimination

WASHINGTON – While supporting steps taken over the past several years to end the unequal treatment of gays in the area of marriage, Libertarians say a just society is one in which no law depends on one’s sexual identity.… Read more ...