Burke LP meeting
The Libertarian Party of Burke County will be conducting their quarterly business meeting at Geppeto’s of Morganton Sunday, July 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the private dining room (601 S. Green Street). Agenda items include review of the by-laws, candidacy training, and campaign promotions. County-wide registered Libertarians are urged to attend. Contact info at Ginny at 828-707-1168 or Jonathan at 828-475-9803.
Executive Committee sets regional workshops
The Libertarian Party of North Carolina Executive Committee will be sponsoring a series of regional workshops around the state to conduct political campaign type activities.
These workshops will be held in addition to the committee’s business meetings.Read more
Buncombe LP organizing, seeking candidates
The Libertarian Party of Buncombe County is growing and we are planning on running candidates in local races in 2013. We are having an organizational meeting Tuesday, July 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at El Chapala on Merrimon Ave. The purpose of the meeting will be to organize the county affiliate, discuss potential candidates and garner volunteer support for those candidates.
If you cannot attend, be sure to sign up for our LPNC newsletter. The LPNC is growing rapidly and the Buncombe affiliate is one of our fastest growing groups. These are interesting times for the LP. State Chair J.J. Summerell will be at the meeting to give a state update.
We hope you can make it!
U.S. Appeals Court Says ‘Caveman Diet’ Blogger Can Speak
The Carolina Journal’s Sara Burrows reports that the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed a trial judge’s decision to dismiss Charlotte-area “paleo diet” blogger Steve Cooksey’s free speech case.
The N.C. Board of Dietetics/Nutrition tried to censor Cooksey’s blog Diabetics Warrior because they alleged he was giving dietary advise without a license when he wrote about the diet of cavemen.
Read more at Carolina Journal Online.
Watch a video on the case by the Institute for Justice.