Lessons on Libertarianism #2-Self Ownership

Last week we introduced a new series of articles on Libertarianism. The goal of this series is to educate a mass audience on the platform of the Libertarian Party. Today we continue the series by taking a look at the first big component of the party platform, Personal Liberty. The underlying principle of Libertarianism centers…

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California Single-Payer Healthcare Bill Postponed

The California State Senate’s single-payer healthcare bill will not be voted upon by the General Assembly and remain in the Assembly Rules committee until further notice. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon called the bill “woefully incomplete” and stated that “[…] there are fatal flaws in the bill, including the fact it does not address many serious…

La Porte County Libertarians Halt Code Enforcement Proposals

Proposed regulations by La Porte County on abandoned vehicles, weeds, and noise ordinances were halted after 200 citizens including members of the Libertarian Party of La Porte County (Indiana) arrived in opposition. The proposed ordinances were met with much criticisms for overstepping boundaries and violating property rights, with one resident calling them “too intrusive.” An…

Medical Marijuana Legal Nationwide in Mexico

After massive support from both Mexico’s Senate and Lower House, President Enrique Pena Nieto made an official decree legalizing medical marijuana. The decree states that the Ministry of Health will create policies on regulations, research and production of medical marijuana. Mexican Secretary of Health Dr. Jose Narro Robles stated “ I welcome the approval of…

Libertarian Party of Cuba Releases Statement on Arrests of President 

(Circled left to right: Spokesman Nelson Rodriguez Chartrand, President Caridad Ramirez Utria, and Vice-president Heriberto Pons Ruiz) “1) A new Libertarian Library was opened in Camaguey province this week. 2) Cuban Libertarian Party President Caridad Ramirez Utria, Vice President Heriberto Pons Ruiz, and spokesman Nelson Rodriguez Chartrand were arrested June 22 and are being detained.…