October 8, 2015

Republicans are not Libertarians: a Q&A with a leader of the LPMN

'Liberty' and 'libertarian' are a favorite term of Republicans these days. But do not confuse libertarian Republicans with actual Libertarians. Our LPMN Vice Chair interviewed with longstanding Minnesota political reporter Cyndy Brucato to explain the distinction and to discuss what's happening in the Libertarian Party of Minnesota.
October 2, 2015

Libertarian and Green Parties sue FEC for anti-trust violations in Presidential Debates

Washington, D.C. — The Libertarian and Green parties, along with their respective 2012 presidential candidates, Gov. Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C. today, charging that the exclusion of qualified candidates from the general election presidential debates by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) violates federal anti-trust laws.
September 25, 2015

It depends what you mean by “legal”

No, marijuana is NOT legal in Minnesota. When the law is so restrictive that less than 300 patients qualify in the entire state, and some who do still choose the black market, it's not legal. At the rate our "Legalize It" shirts were flying off the shelves at the State Fair, many Minnesotans get this. The DFL and GOP legislators do not.
September 22, 2015

Libertarian Party responds to new Gallup Poll

Monday, Gallup published a new poll showing that 49% of Americans think that "the federal government poses an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens." This is up from 30% in 2003. Gallup also asked participants, "In what ways do you see the government posing an immediate threat to rights and freedoms of its citizens?"