Sanctuary Cities

Rochester, NY (where I live) is a Sanctuary city. The libertarian in me loves that sanctuary cities like Rochester are willing to defy the federal government for an unjust law. An updated Sanctuary City resolution passed on February 9th, 2017 created more concrete restrictions on using city resources to enforce immigration law: the resolution limits collection of immigration-related information, seeks to ensure “nondiscriminatory access” to benefits and services, and prohibits city participation in any program that requires or creates a registry based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender or sexual orientation….

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I Can’t Comment on the Women’s March

According to many protesters in the aftermath of the “Women’s March,” I am not allowed to have a say on any of the issues due to my sexual identity. Due to the way I was born, I cannot use logic to unpack this social phenomenon. I can’t claim that abortion is morally repulsive because I’m not the one carrying the baby- or that I’m not a woman in general. After all, it’s their body so it’s their right. This line of reasoning has always troubled me. If I had cancer,…

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Alex Merced’s 2016 Efforts and Future Plans in the Libertarian Party

It’s been almost one month since the U.S. elections concluded, but that doesn’t mean everyone has stopped putting in efforts towards the future of politics.  Always mindful, Alex Merced is planning a run for Federal office in 2020.  He still continues his podcasts and live streams on Facebook so that he can engage with, and express his views to the public. There were various aspects of Alex’s 2016 campaign.  He traveled across NY state during the election season, making speeches, connecting with people, obtaining interviews, broadcasting messages of liberty from…

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Its not too late to vote

Voting for the 2016 Presidential Election has certainly closed, the ballots counted and the winner declared.  But that doesn’t mean we cannot vote in other ways moving forward.  One of the greatest benefits of living in the United States is that not only do we have the ability to vote for our Presidents, Senators, and Representatives etc.  We also have the ability to vote on nearly everything else.  We do this by voting with our feet and with our wallets. If there is one thing that all businesses care about, its their…

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