Robert P. Murphy, adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute, attended PorcFest for the first time and tells about his fun-filled, positive experience here
In a 20 minute segment entitled "Libertarian Summer Camp
" the hosts of the Planet Money podcast discuss the good, bad, and interesting experiences of one of the hosts at PorcFest.
Gary Johnson, former Governor of New Mexico and current candidate for President, attended PorcFest and was asked about the FSP. He said it's "a wonderful idea" and hopes it will be a model for the rest of the country. Full video here
Adam Kokesh filmed his show, Adam vs. The Man, in front of a live audience at PorcFest. The show discussed the Free State Project and had interviews with some of the pro-liberty activists in attendance. You can watch the show here
National Public Radio aired a report
from PorcFest on its show Weekend Edition.
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David Weigel has posted an article
on Slate about his experience "hanging out with the young kids who want to turn New Hampshire into a libertarian paradise."
Carla Gericke, President of the Free State Project, was interviewed
by Liberty on Tour
. Their other videos with NH pro-liberty activists can be seen here
Today, Governor Lynch signed signed Rep. Jenn Coffey’s sponsored Knife Rights pre-emption bill, HB544
. This is the second unanimous knife rights victory in New Hampshire. Now NO city, town, or other political subdivision in NH can ban the ownership, possession, sale, or carry of knives.
In its newest report about ranking American states on their public policies that affect individual freedoms in the economic, social, and personal spheres, New Hampshire again placed #1. The full report can be reviewed here
. There's also a video
about the report, which includes Jason Sorens, founder of the Free State Project.
The Eagle Tribune on a report from the New England Public Policy Center that other New England states wish to be more like New Hampshire.