Breaking News: LP of New Hampshire Gains Yet Another State Representative in Brandon Phinney

The state house in New Hampshire is starting to get packed with newly minted Libertarians. Brandon Phinney who represents Rochester wards four and five has announced this morning his switch to the Libertarian Party.  Representative Phinney joins 2 other state reps in NH that have switched over to the Libertarian Party. They have formed the…

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…

Libertarian Party of Delaware Supports Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana 

The Libertarian Party of Delaware released a statement today on the state’s Marijuana Control Act that would allow adults 21 and over to use marijuana recreationally and have the drug regulated like alcohol products. The bill does not allow home growing of Cannabis. The Party’s statement supporting the bill can be found below:  For Immediate Release: Statement…

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.…