The Pelican State

Birthplace of

Donald J. Boudreaux, in New Orleans, on 1958

Home To

Libertarian Party of Louisiana, Baton Rouge

Conferences and Conventions

Libertarian Party of Louisiana, 2006 State Convention, in West Monroe, from 26 May to 28 May 2006

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | Louisiana | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 34, fiscal policy rank: 19, regulatory policy rank: 35, personal freedom rank: 39, economic freedom rank: 31
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers, Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 121


Drug Legalization: How to Radically Lower the Number of Murders in New Orleans, by Walter Block, 27 Jan 2007
Considers six objections to legalizing addictive drugs and discusses potential effects on the city of New Orleans
"But is it not scurrilous to be associated with such a product? New Orleans as the drug capital of the country is something that would disgrace us. I answer that it is far more debilitating to take on our present role as the murder capital of the country, on a per capita basis. Would you rather have blood running in the streets?"
Related Topics: War on Drugs, Prohibition