Why is the Libertarian Party Statement of Principles so important? Caryn Ann begins a three-part series on the LP and the Enduring Importance of the Statement of Principles. If you want the background on the history and meaning of this very important document, you don’t want to miss this trilogy of episodes. Make sure to start with this one and listen to all three to get the most benefit from this.

Here are links to various reference materials as a supplement to the material discussed on this episode:


https://www.lp.org/platform/ – The 2018 Libertarian Party Platform including the Statement of Principles


https://www.lp.org/platform/ – Reference article on the history of the Statement of Principles


http://lpedia.org/Document:1974_National_Platform – 1974 Libertarian Party Platform


http://libertarianism.wikia.com/wiki/Libertarian_Party_Constitution_and_Bylaws_1972 – 1972 Libertarian Party Constitution and Bylaws


http://lpedia.org/Document:National_Bylaws_and_Convention_Rules_2016 – 2016 Libertarian Party Bylaws and Convention Rules


https://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018_LP_Bylaws_and_Convention_Rules_w_2016_JC_Rules.pdf – 2018 Libertarian Party Bylaws and Convention Rules


Full videos of the 2018 Libertarian Party Convention (the 7/8 Statement of Principles vote took place on the first day)





https://lpedia.org/Document:Memoir_2017_D_Frank_Robinson_on_the_Statement_of_Principles – Memoir of D. Frank Robinson