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 ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 ...
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 ...
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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Inconsistency on Marriage Equality
Published June 20, 2013 | The Libertarian Party of Tennessee website
– Libertarian to Libertarian –
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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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 ...
View this message at LP.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2011
Contact: Wes Benedict, Executive Director
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 ...