Jan 22 2013

PA Greens Endorse Earth Day Protest at DEP

Source: Green Party of Pennsylvania

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) has endorsed regional protests of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) being planned for Earth Day, April 22, 2013. The endorsement, made by GPPA at its quarterly meeting on January 12 in York, PA, underscores the growing recognition that the DEP needs to be called to public account for its failure to protect the environment and its support, instead, of assaults on our environment by governmental and corporate Read more »

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Jan 22 2013

The Constitution Party’s Position On The Second Amendment

Source: Constitution Party (from January 10)

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson recognized that people are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights. He emphasized that the “unalienable rights” of man come from God, not from government, and cannot legally be taken by government.

The founders of America chose to enshrine the right to keep and bear arms as the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights. “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free Read more »

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Jan 22 2013

Justice Party Nominee for Utah Legislature Last Year Carried At Least Eight Precincts

Source: Ballot Access News

Ty Markham, the Justice Party nominee in November 2012 for State House, 73rd district, was in a two-person race with the incumbent Republican, Michael Noel. She polled 28.01% in the district, which contains part or all of six rural counties in the southern end of the state. In Kane County, Markham carried five precincts, three of which are in or near the city of Kanab, and also the precinct that contains Bullfrog. One of the precincts that Markham carried is the precinct in which Noel lives. Read more »

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Jan 22 2013

Maine Governor Meets with the Independent Legislative Caucus

Source: Ballot Access News

This article describes a meeting that Maine Governor Paul LePage held with the three independent members of the Maine legislature who do not caucus with either major party. Although the thrust of the article is that the meeting did not go very cordially, a more important point is that the Governor at least met with the independents. Also it is significant that three of the four independents in the Maine legislature have their own caucus, and do not caucus with either major party. Thanks to Thomas Read more »

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