Category Archives: News
Libertarians outraged at inhumane immigrant detention center conditions
Recent reports coming from U.S. detention facilities at the border allege that immigrants currently waiting for their requests to be processed are being severely mistreated. Not only are there a lack of resources to handle this situation, but there are … Continue reading
McLennan County Elections Department Treats Libertarian Party Equitably
The Libertarian Party of McLennan County is pleased to announce that the McLennan County Elections department has added links for the Libertarian Party’s county, state, and national websites to their web page alongside the Republican and Democratic Party’s links. Previously, … Continue reading
Senator Brian Birdwell Insults Veterans During Medical Marijuana Debate (Video)
Senator Brian Birdwell, who represents McLennan County in the Texas Senate, spent nearly 25 minutes this session handwringing over marijuana legalization and accusing veterans of using their scars to essentially manipulate legislators on the issue of medical marijuana. His comments … Continue reading
Efforts to increase ballot access requirements defeated in Texas House
HB 4416, which would increase the ballot access requirements for the Libertarian Party of Texas, has effectively been defeated in the Texas House of Representatives.
Legislation in Texas House would reduce ballot choices for Texans
Lawmakers in Austin are set to consider legislation this week which would increase the requirements that parties must reach in order to maintain ballot access in Texas.
Libertarian Party Secretary Speaks to KWKT Regarding Marijuana Laws
Libertarian Party of McLennan County secretary Stephen Carter spoke with KWKT Fox 44 today regarding the Texas House of Representatives passing HB 63, which would decrease the penalty for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana.
Libertarian Party of McLennan County Supports Marijuana Penalty Reduction Bill Passed by Texas House of Representatives, Questions the Votes of Local Representatives
The Texas House of Representatives took up HB 63 this week, which decreases the penalty for marijuana possession. It passed by a vote of 98-43. The Libertarian Party of McLennan County supports the House’s actions in regards to this legislation.