Marijuana – Time to Legalize

Libertarians: Yes to Marijuana Legalization – The time has come
marijuana-leafJuly 30, 2014 – Atlanta GA: As marijuana (cannabis) continues to make headline news, Georgia Libertarians say it’s time to reform Georgia’s marijuana laws.

 
In July, Washington became the second state in the nation to legalize cannabis (marijuana) for recreational use following Colorado’s move just six months ago. Nearly half of the states have some form of medical marijuana laws and a growing number of states have lessened the penalties for possession. The New York Times has generated a fresh debate by coming out in support of legalization and Libertarian Party of Georgia’s gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hunt said as governor he would sign marijuana reform legislation.
So is Georgia ready to consider such a move?

 
YES – says Libertarian Party of Georgia chairman Doug Craig. [Read more...]

Who is Andrew Hunt?

andrew_hunt_2We know about Carter and Deal, but who is Andrew Hunt? By Raoul Duke III

The 2014 Georgia gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Though there has been much talk and coverage about the Republican candidate Nathan Deal and the Democratic candidate Jason Carter, there has been little reference to the Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt. Who is Hunt and what does he stand for? Read more at Peachtree NORML

“I am an engineer and innovator who wants to solve problems in the most cost effective ways,” Hunt said. “I work my faith in God to carry out Christ’s teachings of love and not judging people. I firmly believe we need to give people a hand up and reduce handouts. Effectively enabling people to be capable and independent produces less need for social support. I, also, believe we do not need law makers, but instead need law erasers that will restore our freedoms and rights. Government should not determine the ‘right way’ to live life nor restrict personal choices.” Andrew Hunt

Georgia Primary Runoff Election Results 2014

election resultsToday was the Georgia primary runoff election day for Democrat and Republican Parties. Here are the election results.

May 22, 2014 Georgia Runoff Election Results >>>

Same-Sex Marriage… it’s a liberty thing

=Georgia’s ban on same-sex marriages should be repealed according to the Libertarian Party of Georgia.

 
On Monday July 21, 2014 Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens filed a brief (motion to dismiss) in defense of Georgia’s ban on same-sex marriages. The ban was enacted by a public vote in 2004 that amended the state’s constitution. The class action lawsuit was filed in April by Lambda Legal attorneys Beth Littrell and Tara Borelli on behalf of a group of plaintiffs claiming their rights have been violated

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Georgia AG Defends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Sam OlensOn Monday July 21, 2014 Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens filed a brief (motion to dismiss) in defense of Georgia’s ban on same-sex marriages. The ban was enacted by a public vote in 2004 that amended the state’s constitution. The class action lawsuit was filed in April by Lambda Legal attorneys Beth Littrell and Tara Borelli on behalf of a group of plaintiffs claiming their rights have been violated.
“Libertarians stand with the plaintiffs in this case and support the repeal of the ban on same-sex marriages”, said Doug Craig – Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Georgia.

Read more about it here >>> The Georgia Voice