October 2017

The Rightful Owners of State Property: A Refutation of an Anti-Immigration Position (Editorial)

The Rightful Owners of State Property: A Refutation of an Anti-Immigration Position

Editorial by Sean Brown

The following article is solely the opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the opinion of the LPPA.

The starting argument employed by libertarians and/or anarchists who support government border enforcement is technically valid, that if some thief steals my stuff and buys something else with it, that thing he bought with my stuff is rightfully mine and I can retrieve it from him, even by force if necessary.

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[NEWS] Catalonia Holds Independence Referendum

Catalonia Holds Independence Referendum

On October 1, 2017, the Spanish province of Catalonia held a referendum on whether or not to secede from Spain. The measure passed with an overwhelming 90% majority -- but not without some disturbing actions by the Spanish national government.

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SB 754: Yet Another Well-intentioned Law That Should NOT Be Enacted (Op-Ed by Roy Minet)

SB 754: Yet Another Well-intentioned Law That Should NOT Be Enacted

Op-Ed by Roy Minet

We have too many laws. I fantasize that alternate sessions of the Pennsylvania General Assembly (and the U.S. Congress) might someday be restricted to repealing bad or unnecessary laws; no new laws would be allowed!

The last thing we need is yet another well-intentioned, but bad law. Pennsylvania SB 754, as proposed by Senator Scott Martin, et al., fits that description and should not be enacted.

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Current LPPA Officers

Elected at the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania Convention 2017, April 2, 2017

Hilton Hotel, Harrisburg PA

CHAIR: Drew Bingaman

WESTERN VICE-CHAIR: vacant (resignation)

CENTRAL VICE-CHAIR: Bill Sloane

EASTERN VICE-CHAIR: Chris Bastone

TREASURER: Joseph P. Soloski

SECRETARY: Steven Brenize

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