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American University Alumna Describes Shutting Down of YAL Event

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 1:30pm 10/1/2017 at 1:30pm

Young Americans for Liberty was supposed to hold a campus panel on various topics but got shut down.

Elizabeth Nolan Brown wrote about it at

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American U. Cancels Libertarian Student Event for Mistakenly Calling it a Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 9:30am 9/30/2017 at 9:30am

It almost seems like the school was looking for an excuse to cancel. This is so petty.

The College Fix reports:

Libertarian students: American U canceled our event because we called it a ‘meeting’

Last night’s “Unsafe Space” event sponsored by the British online magazine Spiked was supposed to be held in an auditorium...

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Student Complains After Prof Assigns Libertarian Reading Material

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 7:30am 6/23/2017 at 7:30am

The professor assigned reading from the Cato Institute. What a crime.

The College Fix reported:

Student tries to get professor in trouble for assigning her libertarian reading

University of St. Francis student Jennifer Martin tweeted Wednesday that her professor (an adjunct, it turns out) gave her an assigned reading on “national health care systems”...

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New Libertarian Student Club at Linfield College Harassed and Condemned

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 1:30pm 6/22/2017 at 1:30pm

So many progressives don’t even seem to understand what Libertarians believe. If they did, more college students would probably be Libertarians.

The College Fix reports:

Students launch libertarian club at small Oregon college and get harassed, investigated,...

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Libertarian VP Candidate Weld Now Openly Campaigning For Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 11/3/2016 at 12:00pm
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Libertarian VP candidate Bill Weld has apparently given up campaigning for himself and Gary Johnson, instead opting to sing the praises of Hillary Clinton on the Rachel Maddow show.

Real Clear Politics reports:

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Bill Weld’s New Mission: Stop Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/5/2016 at 5:30pm
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Former Massachusetts Governor and current Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Bill Weld has a new political mission and surprisingly, it has nothing to do with helping Gary Johnson win the presidency.

Weld simply doesn’t want Trump to win, so he plans to focus on attacking him.

The Boston Globe reports:

VP hopeful Weld is more...

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Gary Johnson Earns Chicago Tribune Endorsement

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 30, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/30/2016 at 4:30pm

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson earned another high-end endorsement when the Chicago Tribune editorial board picked him as their choice for president. The board wrote:

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Poll: More Veterans Support Gary Johnson Than Other Presidential Candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 12, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/12/2016 at 1:00pm

According to new polling, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson has more support from military veterans than the other presidential candidates.  Recent polling of active military showed 37% of respondents chose Johnson, reports The Hill.

Depending upon the accuracy of the polling, it may serve as further evidence that military service members are increasingly Libertarian.

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Libertarian Gary Johnson Bringing in the Big Bucks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 4:00pm 8/17/2016 at 4:00pm

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson and running mate William Weld has pulled in more than $2.9 million since the beginning of August. From The Wall Street Journal:

The campaign ran an online “money bomb” asking supporters to donate $15 by Aug. 15 with a goal of raising $1.5 million. It reported that...

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Libertarian Dream Ticket Stumbles at Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:30am 5/29/2016 at 7:30am

Amid the cries of #NeverTrump on the right, some conservatives are saying they’ll vote Libertarian in 2016. Even conservative pundit Mary Matalin has endorsed Libertarian candidate Austin Petersen.

The favorite to win the nomination however, is former New Mexico...

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