Libertarian Party of Minnesota Executive Director Andy Burns has accepted a position as the Affiliate Development Specialist for the National Libertarian Party. There will be a transition period during which Andy will work for both the National LP and the LPMN, with the end date of the transition being September 14. Andy has been the Executive Director of the LPMN since February of 2013, and will continue to perform volunteer work in the future as a member of the LPMN.
Republican politicians and their allies are wailing over the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling which affirmed provisions of Obamacare, blaming the president for the onerous, 17,000-page body of law that is driving up the cost of health insurance premiums for Americans. But Republicans are just as much to blame for Obamacare as the president.
How did Twin Cities Pride go? One word: RECORD-SETTING.
We received a total of 955 signups with the party! This was a massive increase in signups over years past and we would have topped a 1,000 if not for the rain-shortened Sunday. Certainly the busiest booth in our area ... sometimes people had to wait to signup:)
In a 5-4 ruling today, the Supreme Court held that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriage and recognize those marriages entered into in other states. Libertarian candidates, including the party’s 1976 presidential nominee Roger MacBride, have been bravely calling for marriage equality since long before it was politically correct. In fact, they’ve been doing so when it was considered downright dangerous.