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Green Party: The US must support the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla aid boats, press Israel to end the blockade

Press release:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders today called on the US State Department to support the Gaza Aid Flotilla, and to cease defending and assisting Israel’s maritime blockade.

“The US should end its shameful complicity in the brutal siege on Gaza and pressure Israel to end its illegal collective punishment which has cost thousands of civilian lives in Gaza.… Read more ...

Green Party supports protesters opposing massive ‘Via Verde’ gas pipeline through Puerto Rico

A press release from the Green Party of the United States:

Puerto Rico’s colonial status must be replaced with self-determination and independence, say Greens

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on ecological sustainability and global warming:http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-ecological.php

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party has joined Puerto Ricans protesting a proposal by Gov.… Read more ...

‘Free and Equal to Reveal Language in Proposed Illinois Ballot Access Bill’

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Free and Equal to Reveal Language in Proposed Illinois Ballot Access Bill

Will Hold Press Conference Tuesday in Springfield

The Free and Equal Elections Foundation will hold a press conference on Tuesday to introduce the language for a proposed ballot access bill. The press conference will be held in the press room of the State Capitol, 207 S State Street in Springfield, at 1:00 p.m.… Read more ...

Green Party certified as ballot qualified Party in NY; elects statewide officers

A press release from the Green Party:

Green Party of New York State
Media Release

http://www.gpny.org

The Green Party was officially certified Monday by the NYS Board of Elections as the newest ballot qualified party, with the Hawkins-Mattera Gubernatorial ticket receiving 59,928 votes. 50,000 votes for Governor is needed to qualify a party.… Read more ...

Libertarians call federal worker pay gap ‘appalling’

LPHQ press release:

WASHINGTON – Recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis show that federal government workers get compensation, on average, more than twice as high as private-sector workers. That gap has expanded dramatically over the last decade. Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle released the following statement today:

“The numbers are appalling.… Read more ...

Press Release: Green US Senate candidate LeAlan Jones ‘to salute “faithful fathers”‘ at dinner

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US SENATE CANDIDATE, FATHER LEALAN JONES
TO SALUTE “FAITHFUL FATHERS”

CHICAGO, IL (June 20, 2010) — US Senate candidate LeAlan Jones, a legal guardian for his teenage nephew, will celebrate Fathers’ Day at a special dinner for the Pine Forge Academy Foundation.

Fatherless is an epidemic, particularly in my community,” said the southside Chicago native.Read more ...

Illinois Green Party: HB 6000 is the ‘Machine Protection Act’

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GREEN PARTY CONDEMNS HO– USE BILL 6000, CALLS FOR ALL CHICAGO ALDERMEN TO DISAVOW AND REJECT “MACHINE PROTECTION ACT”
On February 23, Democrats advanced House Bill 6000, which would limit
potential challengers in future aldermanic elections in Chicago.  The
bill significantly raises signature requirements in every ward, and
also gives well-financed, entrenched aldermen a new way to get
opponents thrown off the ballot.
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Libertarian Party: How Liberty Makes Health Care Virtually Universal

Press release from LPHQ posted at LP.org:

For Immediate Release
Friday, December 25, 2009
How Liberty Makes Health Care Virtually Universal

by Mary J. Ruwart, Ph.D.

Everyone knows that health care costs are soaring every year, making medical bills and insurance unaffordable for many. No relief is in sight with the health care bills being considered in Congress, which are estimated to cost us at least $1 trillion over the next 10 years.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict: ‘Send us your suggested ready to go newsletter articles, brochures and press releases’

During the most recent LNC meeting earlier this month in Nashville, Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict asked that party members and supporters should send ready-to-go versions of suggested LP News articles, brochures and press releases to the national office.

He explained that the dropoff in press releases and the continued lack of new brochures is due to the fact that the party’s small staff has to prioritize among many different areas which all require their attention.… Read more ...

Libertarians reach out to gay, lesbian Democrats picketing DNC fundraiser

Press release from LPHQ posted at LP.org:

LGBT Democrats express outrage over Obama administration defense of DOMA

WASHINGTON — Representatives from America’s third-largest party greeted Democrats protesting the Obama administration’s legal arguments defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) outside a Thursday Democratic National Committee fundraiser aimed at gay and lesbian donors, and shared with them information on the Libertarian Party’s advocacy for marriage equality.… Read more ...

N.C. Appeals Panel Hears Libertarians

Press release from LPHQ. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.



RALEIGH, N.C. — A State Court of Appeals panel on Monday heard oral arguments in the Libertarian Party of North Carolina’s legal challenge to the state’s election laws Monday. The panel included Chief Judge John C. Martin and Judges Sanford L. Steelman and Ann Maria Calabria.… Read more ...

Libertarians: Obama health care rationing plan makes America sick

Press release from LPHQ. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.



Government control of health care leads to higher death rates, research finds

WASHINGTON — America’s third largest party Tuesday blasted comments by White House chief economic advisor Lawrence Summers that Americans are getting too much health care and the government should begin rationing access to medical procedures.… Read more ...