Thursday, October 02, 2008

Bob Barr at Notre Dame and Valparaiso This Friday

Here's the press release from the Northern Indiana Libertarians on Libertarian Presidential candidate Bob Barr's appearance in Valparaiso Friday evening, as well as his private faculty/student appearance at Notre Dame Friday afternoon:

"Subject: Bob Barr to visit Valparaiso

Presidential candidate Bob Barr will be visiting Valparaiso this Friday. You are invited. Details follow:

VALPARAISO, IN -- Plans are being finalized for Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr's first visit to Indiana this election year. Barr will appear at a public event on the campus of Valparaiso University at 6:30 p.m., Friday, October 3rd.

"We're very excited," noted Law Libertarians of Valparaiso University president Jonathan Morris. "We've been working hard to bring Bob Barr to this area since his nomination in May. More people need to be exposed to his common sense approach to government. We're pleased that our efforts are assisting with getting that message out."

Barr's on-campus remarks to students, faculty and the public will be followed by a Meet and Greet with the candidate at Pesto's Italian Restaurant in Valparaiso.

* WHAT: Barr Address at Valparaiso University
* SPONSOR: Law School Libertarians at Valparaiso University
* TIME: 6:30 p.m. (CT)
* LOCATION: Neils Science Center (1610 Campus Drive East, Valparaiso)
* RECEPTION: Pesto's Italian Restaurant
* TIME: 8:00 p.m. (CT)
* ADDRESS: 3123 Calumet Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana

The campaign stop in Valparaiso comes on the heels of Barr's participation in a campus event at the University of Notre Dame. Barr will be addressing students and faculty at that afternoon speech then traveling to Valparaiso for his public presentation.

Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, where he served as a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, as Vice-Chairman of the Government Reform Committee, and as a member of the Committee on Financial Services. Prior to his congressional career, Barr was appointed by President Reagan to serve as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, and also served as an official with the CIA.

Since leaving Congress, Barr has been practicing law and has teamed up with groups ranging from the American Civil Liberties Union to the American Conservative Union to actively advocate every American citizens’ right to privacy and other civil liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. Along with this, Bob is committed to helping elect leaders who will strive for smaller government, lower taxes and abundant individual freedom.

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