The Minnesota Arms Spending Alternatives Project (MN ASAP) is an organization seeking to build a coalition to pressure Minnesota's
federal representatives away from their focus on military spending
and war. The LPMN is lending its support to this initiative.
of St. Paul's Highland Park and Macalester-Groveland neighborhoods
will enjoy a unique opportunity this November. Libertarian candidate
Tylor Slinger is running to represent his Ward 3 neighbors, facing
off against opponents John Mannillo, Eve Stein, and Chris Tolbert in
a four-way race for an open seat on the City Council.
The LPMN continues to reach out to the public at community fairs and events. LPMN activists at Twin Cities Pride in Minneapolis and the Tax Cut Rally in St Paul found many libertarians among predominantly liberal and conservative crowds, respectively, and have been working hard to build our movement by presenting the libertarian message directly to the public, unfiltered by the media.
With a state government shutdown now underway, the St. Paul Pioneer Press published an article characterizing Libertarians as opportunists relishing the shutdown while so many Minnesotans are inconvenienced. The newspaper used the headline "Libertarians see opportunity in Minnesota shutdown" despite statements by LPMN party officials to the contrary. The LPMN is issuing this rebuttal to set the record straight.