Libertarians in Minneapolis have had enough of the bans! In an appeal sent to LPMN members and supporters in the city last week, residents were encouraged to contact the city councillors in their wards to ask them to support freedom of consumer choice by voting against a proposal to criminalize plastic bags. As a result, the City Council did not vote on the proposal last week as had been expected.
We may look the same. We may use the same language. We put our pants on one leg at a time. Most of us, anyway. We certainly have a unique way of thinking though. Of course, our first instinct is not to suggest that “there ought to be a law.” That is the beginning of how we differ from non-libertarians.
Do you have what it takes to manage the Libertarian Party of Minnesota through massive growth towards our goals of electoral competitiveness and greater policy influence? The LPMN is seeking an Executive Director to serve as principal administrative assistant to the Chair. Learn more about the position.
Although it's difficult for many libertarian to accept, in order to win elections we need to win the votes of non-libertarians. And in order to do that, we must demonstrate to them that we can govern effectively, even while reducing government.