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  • LPLP:  Thanks, but no tanks!

    LPLP: Thanks, but no tanks!

    (Michigan City, Indiana)  The Libertarian Party of La Porte County calls for the immediate return of the recently acquired military Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle by the Michigan City Police Department and seeks your support. Here are just few concerns from a Sept-Oct. 2011 Army Sustainment report concerning the MRAP’s use in combat: · […]

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  • Gill: Pence Approves Mass Transit Bill – Hopefully taxpayers will be smart enough to shoot it down

    Gill: Pence Approves Mass Transit Bill – Hopefully taxpayers will be smart enough to shoot it down

    James Gill writes for The Indy Libertarian, an Indianapolis area blog on local and state current events. Gov. Pence signed the central Indiana mass transit bill this week. The issue now goes to the taxpayers in six counties for approval. A referendum will be held to determine if taxpayers will volunteer for increase income taxes […]

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  • Side by side comparison of Indiana’s “new” K-12 math standards

    Side by side comparison of Indiana’s “new” K-12 math standards

    By: Erin Tuttle Hoosiers Against Common Core has released the side by side comparison of the new Indiana math standards to the Indiana 2009 standards and the Common Core. (LINK PROVIDED AT BOTTOM OF POST) The comparison was performed by Ze’ev Wurman who served on the highly acclaimed California mathematics standards committee and is a […]

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  • La Porte County LP: 34 Million Reasons for Greater Transparency

    La Porte County LP: 34 Million Reasons for Greater Transparency

    (La Porte, Indiana) The recently filed Indiana State Board of Accounts audit of LaPorte County’s finances has brought to light serious issues with the finances and operations of our county government. Audit highlights include $34 Million in unaccounted funds, lax credit card policies and unreconciled accounts for the year 2012. In learning these findings, the […]

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  • Horning: Primary elections, as implemented in Indiana, are illegal

    Horning: Primary elections, as implemented in Indiana, are illegal

    The Horning for Congress campaign released the following press statement today: (Freedom, Indiana) Members of the private clubs called the Democratic and Republican parties have incrementally and over the past century written legislation to create and protect their status as “major parties” (a special political class of citizens) with special privileges under Indiana Code. By […]

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  • Libertarian Party Responds to HJR-3 Committee Vote

    Libertarian Party Responds to HJR-3 Committee Vote

    (Indianapolis, Indiana)  Following the House Elections and Appropriations Committee 9-3 vote to pass House Joint Resolution 3 (HJR-3) out of committee, Libertarian Party of Indiana State Chairman Dan Drexler issued the following statement: “We clearly knew better than to expect a surprise rejection of this resolution tonight. The fact that the committee spent nearly five […]

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  • Drexler: The $1.1 Trillion Fiscal Cliff

    Drexler: The $1.1 Trillion Fiscal Cliff

    This week each of Indiana’s eleven elected federal officials voted to pass a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill.  The spending bill essentially keeps the government operating through the fall. The good news is we will not have to endure countless media reports describing the fiscal cliff from which we are prepared to leap.  The bad […]

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  • Gov. Gary Johnson’s Reaction to Proposed NSA Reforms: Cosmetic and Disappointing

    Gov. Gary Johnson’s Reaction to Proposed NSA Reforms: Cosmetic and Disappointing

    Houston, TX — Former New Mexico Governor and 2012 presidential candidate Gary Johnson released the following statement in response to President Obama’s proposed changes to NSA data gathering: “The President’s proposals are disappointing, but not surprising.  It is simply not realistic to expect the federal government to voluntarily relinquish powers it has granted itself, even […]

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  • Libertarian Party Asks, “Where’s Tim Berry?”

    Libertarian Party Asks, “Where’s Tim Berry?”

    One would think being State Chairman of the Republican Party in Indiana would be a comfortable position. You have a Republican governor. You have Republican control of the Indiana House of Representatives. You have a super-majority in the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate. So why is Indiana GOP Chairman Tim Berry conspicuously quiet this year? Could it […]

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  • Libertarian Party Issues Response to Gov. Pence Speech

    Libertarian Party Issues Response to Gov. Pence Speech

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) “Nothing surprising,” summarized Libertarian Party of Indiana State Chairman Dan Drexler referring to the State of the State speech given by Gov. Pence last night. “While we should have expected the speech to be light on details, I was a little disappointed just how little he offered,” Drexler concluded. “What’s clear is the […]

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  • Libertarian Party Targets Indiana House District Seats

    Libertarian Party Targets Indiana House District Seats

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) On Thursday, the Libertarian Party of Indiana released a list of targeted Indiana House seats to challenge in 2014. The list contains a mix of twenty Republican and Democrat held seats. Those seats include: Ed Soliday, District 4; B. Patrick Bauer, District 6; Ryan Dvorak, District 8; Vernon Smith, District 14; Harold Slager, […]

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  • Al Cox, Brown County Libertarian Party Chairman, Dies at 84

    Al Cox, Brown County Libertarian Party Chairman, Dies at 84

    “The comfort of having a friend may be taken away, but not that of having had one.” (Nashville, Indiana) Libertarian Party of Brown County announced the death of long-time County Chairman Al Cox this weekend. Cox passed away Wednesday evening, November 27, after a brief illness. He was 84 years old. “It’s hard to lose […]

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  • Elkhart County Party Elects New Leadership Team

    Elkhart County Party Elects New Leadership Team

    (Elkhart) The Libertarian Party of Elkhart County elected a new slate of officers this past week. Jeff Petermann was elected as County Chairman. Former Chairman Rick Bowen took the position of Vice Chair. Michael Albert and Arlen Ambler were elected Treasurer and Secretary, respectively. “This is exciting,” cited Petermann. “Elkhart County is primed for Libertarian […]

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  • LPIN Reaffirms Opposition to HJR-6

    LPIN Reaffirms Opposition to HJR-6

    (Indianapolis, IN) The Libertarian Party of Indiana renounced the efforts of a northern Indiana “Tea Party” today after news reports describing the group’s support of the passage of HJR-6 were a traditionally libertarian approach to politics. The LPIN strongly opposes HJR-6, Indiana’s proposed constitutional amendment attacking personal relationships. In a news report published Wednesday by […]

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  • Libertarian Party Supports State Senate Efforts to Legalize Hemp Production

    Libertarian Party Supports State Senate Efforts to Legalize Hemp Production

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) The Libertarian Party welcomes Indiana State Senator Richard Young, Jr. lending his legislative efforts to our long-standing mission to allow local farmers to make money growing hemp, a native crop. We concur with Young’s assessment: “Hemp and hemp products can be recycled and are 100 percent biodegradable. Hemp can be grown as alternative […]

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  • About the LPIN
    LPINThe Libertarian Party is America, and Indiana's, third largest political party, founded in 1971 as an alternative to the two main political parties. Its vision is for a world in which all individuals can freely exercise the natural right of sole dominion over their own lives, liberty and property by building a political party that elects Libertarians to public office, and moving public policy in a libertarian direction.

    The Libertarian Party of Indiana was formed in 1974, and has maintained ballot access since 1994.
  • LPIN Chairman’s Welcome
    Dan Drexler Welcome to the official Internet home of Hoosier Libertarians, LPIN.org. Enjoy the time you spend here learning more about the Libertarian Party of Indiana, the third largest political party in Indiana.

    I'd like to answer your questions and provide you with more information about the LPIN. Email me at lpinhq@lpin.org and I will respond promptly. Thank you for your continued support of freedom in Indiana.

    Dan Drexler
    Chairman, LPIN