Friday, December 18, 2015

U.S. LP reaching out to Muslim Republicans

Inside the Beltway: Libertarian Party woos Muslim Republicans - Washington Times - Jennifer Harper:

December 15, 2015 - "The Libertarian Party is out to win over some new fans, fueled by Donald Trump’s recent suggestion that Muslims be temporarily banned from immigrating to the U.S.

"'Republicans like to talk a good game about our Constitution, but clearly, many are making an exception when it comes to religious liberty,' Libertarian National Committee Chairman Nicholas Sarwark said in an open letter to Muslims who identify as Republicans. 'If you have not previously considered the Libertarian Party, I encourage you to do so now. We are an extremely diverse group of people who are passionate about liberty — about all rights, of all people, all the time.'

"Mr. Sarwark said libertarians will stand by Muslims, concluding, 'Friend, if you find that the Republican Party continues to disparage you, please consider a home in the Libertarian Party where we respect all rights, of all people, all the time'....

"While Muslim voters may be a small portion of the American population, they are concentrated in some of the states that could play a decisive role in 2016, including Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Those states can be decided by razor-thin margins. 'At that point, every constituency matters,' noted reporter Clark Mindock in a recent International Business Times analysis."

Read more:
'via Blog this'

No comments:

Post a Comment