Independent Political Report has learned that the Constitution Party’s platform committee has, in the words of one activist, “Strengthened it’s strongest plank” by adding language praising “Personhood” to the Pro-Life plank of the platform.
Several of the Constitution Party’s longtime activists have been involved in the Personhood movement, including Les Riley of Mississippi and Rick Jore of Montana–both of whom ran their states’ respective Personhood initiatives.… Read more ...
The real-estate mogul with a genius for self-promotion gave the most-acclaimed — and most colorful — speech at the conservative gathering this afternoon, from the moment he took the stage to the song “Money, Money, Money.”
With no visible sense of irony, he slammed libertarian Ron Paul as a losing hopeful who can’t capture the brass ring and got booed by some for it, said our current president came ‘out of nowhere,” and quoted a business magazine’s story about what a terrific entrepreneur he himself is.
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office. This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.
Marvin Richardson legally changed his name to “Pro-Life” after an Idaho court refused to allow him to be listed on the ballot with the label in a 2006 race for Governor as the Constitution Party candidate.
Unable to support either Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick or Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker, the statewide pro-life organization Massachusetts Citizens for Life has endorsed the campaign of independent candidate Tim Cahill, the current State Treasurer.
Madeline McComish, the chair of the MCFL State Political Action Committee, told LifeNews.com… Read more ...
NY State Senate Bill S4779 concerns allowing minors to receive vaccines for STD’s (sexually transmitted diseases) without their parents’ consent or knowledge. According to an action alert by Rita M. Palma at MyKidsMyChoice, the vaccines covered include Hep-B and Gardasil.
Three alternative candidates for the U.S. Senate in Idaho “were contacted by Republicans including Congressman Bill Sali, urging them to exit the race to help Republican Jim Risch,” the AP reports. Libertarian Kent Marmon, independent Rex Rammell, and independent Pro-Life (formerly Marvin Richardson) “all say they were asked to make an early exit.”… Read more ...