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  Natural Law Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The party bases its platform on the Transcendental Meditation view that natural law is the supreme organizing principle that governs the universe.
In the United States of America the Natural Law Party, led by Dr. John Hagelin, ran as a third party that was center-left.
In 2000, an organization called Trancenet published a exposé on the party in which it accused Hagelin of being a crackpot fraud and that far from being a secular, coalition building, center-left party, the Natural Law Party was secretly being run by Hindu fundamentalists that wanted to turn America into some type of theocratic dictatorship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natural_Law_Party   (456 words)

 Natural Law Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Transcendental Meditation movement.
The NLP advocated federal funding for research in yogic flying, believing that this form of meditation was the key to achieving world peace and universal health.
The NLP was primarily active in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec (Parti de la loi naturelle du Québec) and British Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Natural_Law_Party_of_Canada   (255 words)

 Natural Law Party
The Natural Law Party supports health strategies that focus on prevention and strengthen the general health of the nation, thereby shifting our national focus from disease care to health care.
Fairfield, Iowa - In the heartland of America, a new political party was born in 1992 - the Natural Law Party.
The party has also fielded its own candidate for president - John Hagelin, PhD, a quantum physicist who was first approached about the Natural Law Party in 1992, and who says the timing and platform are right for his run for office.
www.tldp.com /issue/157-8/157nlp.htm   (1514 words)

 AllPolitics - Natural Law Party
The Natural Law Party's platform advocates a government that embraces the concept of "natural law." Supporters believe that the only way to solve today's problems and effectively run government is by using the rules of natural law and enacting "prevention-oriented" solutions that are cost-effective and conflict-free.
The party champions health care programs that are aimed at preventing disease and illness, natural agriculture practices that do not use pesticides, the reduction of special interests in government, crime-prevention programs, and education initiatives that concentrate on bringing the inner genius out of every student.
John Hagelin was the Natural Law Party's candidate for president in 1996 and 1992.
cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1997/gen/resources/pol.parties/natural.law.html   (288 words)

 Politics1: Presidency 2000 - Dr. John Hagelin (Natural Law Party - Iowa)
The Natural Law Party itself was originally based upon Maharishi's teachings -- although a party spokesman says that many of the newer party members have no ties to the Maharishi and the Transcendental Meditation movement.
Hagelin was the NLP nominee for President in 1992 and 1996.
A strong NLP advocate, Roth sets forth the reasons why he believes the NLP is the party of America's future.
www.politics1.com /nlp2k.htm   (1376 words)

 Online NewsHour: Natural Law Party History
The Natural Law Party is founded in April 1992 by John Hagelin, a quantum physicist, and 12 others in Fairfield, Iowa.
The Natural Law Party increases its exposure during the 1994 elections.
Natural Law candidates, who may also run simultaneously on other party tickets, capture up to 20 percent of votes in local, state and national races.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec00/nlp_history.html   (283 words)

 Commonwealth Party Main
The Commonwealth Party is a party that favors limited government, regional/local autonomy and opposes government oppressions such as: over taxation, prohibition drug policy, overregulation in business, government waste and mismanagement, the policies of the welfare state and the over use of government.
NATURAL LAW: The Natural Law Party seems to be the holistic approach to politics.
The Commonwealth Party though entertains the secession of any or all of the current 50 states should it come to a head -- that is all of America should secede from 'itself' and reconfigure into the Commonwealth.
home.att.net /~CommonwealthParty/main.htm   (3334 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Natural Law Party is no longer registered as a political party in the UK.
However, the leaders, candidates, and supporters of the Natural Law Party are now active implementing directly the programmes and policies of the Natural Law Party.
The contents of the Natural Law Party’s original website is a record of the activities, manifestos, and statements of the Party from its foundation in April 1992 until January 2001.
www.natural-law-party.org.uk   (121 words)

 NHNE: The Hagelin, TM, Maharishi Connection
The Natural Law Party was founded in 1992 on the campus of Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa, and is still based in that town.
Later, a party spokeswoman said three or four of the candidates in the state are not involved with Transcendental Meditation.
Hagelin was also the party's presidential candidate in 1992, when the campaign got on the ballot in 32 states, raised $4 million, ran 128 candidates across the country and collected 37,137 votes.
www.nhne.com /misc/hagelin.html   (2618 words)

 National debt, budget, public borrowing, reducing expenditure
The British people are burdened with high levels of public borrowing due to inefficiency of administration and violation of Natural Law in the nation, which results in ill health, absenteeism, inefficiency, lethargy, lack of creativity, and criminal behaviour.
Our prevention-oriented administration will disallow the emergence of problems by providing complete knowledge of Natural Law, so that people will be able to administer their own lives spontaneously in the right direction, preventing problems before they arise.
Every programme of the Natural Law Party is based on established scientific principles, and is supported by extensive scientific research.
www.natural-law-party.org.uk /UKmanifesto/economy5.htm   (885 words)

 Natural Law Party promotes religion as public policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I looked into TM and the NLP a few years ago but had practically forgotten what I read until last week, when a young man with a clipboard stopped me as I was going into the K-State Student Union.
The NLP was founded in 1992 to "bring the light of science into politics," according to its U.S. Web site at www.natural-law.org.
Sure, the NLP is way too kooky to ever achieve that (especially if it doesn't start concealing its true intentions), but it's gaining some ground.
www.kstatecollegian.com /issues/v104/sp/n094/opinion/opn.guest.html   (895 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
The Natural Law Party was a New Age entity founded and run by followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (the founder of the TM movement -- a movement that some have labeled as a cult).
The party ran nuclear physicist John Hagelin as the NLP Presidential nominee in 1992 (ballot status in 32 stares - 39,000 votes - 0.04%), 1996 (ballot status in 44 states - 7th place - 110,000 votes - 0.1%) and 2000 (ballot status in 39 stares - 7th place - 83,000 votes - 0.08%).
The NLP seems to have entirely abandoned using electoral politics to advance their agenda and, instead, are now advocating something they call the US Peace Government.
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9731 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Third parties aim for an impact
The Green Party candidate is Texan lawyer David Cobb, whose platform is to "build a democratic movement that will take this country back from the corporate hooligans who have hijacked it from us".
Founded in 1971, the Libertarian Party is committed to "small-government", the free-market and a non-interventionist foreign policy.
The party polled 0.36% of the vote at the 2000 election claims to be America's third largest.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/3445681.stm   (425 words)

 The natural law party: a political party for chiropractors
It is called the Natural Law Party, and its purpose is to bring the light of science to politics.
Third parties, however, have historically been successful getting programs enacted by making their ideas so popular with the public that the major parties were forced to adopt the programs in order to keep their position of dominance.
The Natural Law Party is out campaigning nationwide, informing the public of the research that supports what we do as chiropractors.
www.chiroweb.com /archives/18/22/14.html   (317 words)

 Online NewsHour: Natural Law Party Platform
The platform is scheduled to be adopted at the party's convention in Alexandria, Va.
Government in accord with natural law: Streamline the Federal Government by reducing government waste and mismanagement, cutting pork-barrel spending, simplifying redundant bureaucracies, and encouraging decentralization and privatization wherever possible.
Eliminate the climate of fear and tension pervading America’s cities and towns, which is largely responsible for the proliferation of guns and their use in acts of violent crime, through effective crime-prevention programs.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec00/platform_natlaw.html   (979 words)

 Natural Law Party sues over Kansas law restricting party names   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With three words to its name, the Natural Law Party can't gain state recognition, which is necessary to get its nominees directly on the general election ballot.
Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh acknowledged the law is "archaic" but said he had not yet studied the lawsuit, filed Thursday by the ACLU on the party's behalf.
The ACLU believes Republicans passed the law after a 1900 election, when their candidates were challenged by Democrats and Populists who ran under a single Peoples-Democratic Party.
www.rickross.com /reference/tm/tm36.html   (366 words)

 News [Natural Law Party of Virginia]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
NLP of Virginia's party activist Sarina J Grosswald, EdD represented the Natural Law Party of America at the annual meeting of the Coalition for Free and Open Elections (COFOE), held in Washington, DC in early March.
The organization is an advocate for assuring the freedom to register and vote, form political parties, run for public office, have unhindered access to the ballot and the means of reaching the public, and to share equally in the benefits given by the state and federal governments to the two major parties and their candidates.
The Virginia legislature passed a law in 1997 requiring anyone seeking to be a write-in candidate for president to submit a Declaration of Candidacy and a slate of Electors.
www.va-natural-law.org /news   (2127 words)

 Ohio Natural Law Party
Therefore, the environmental goal of the Natural law Party is to protect and use all natural resources in a sustainable manner.
The Natural Law Party envisions a time when Ohio farmers will farm in full alignment with the laws of nature, fully utilizing nature’s creativity to yield abundant, healthful food, while protecting the environment and ensuring a vigorous, diversified, and sustainable agricultural economy.
GUN CONTROL: The Natural Law Party of Ohio holds that fear and stress are at the root cause of the proliferation and misuse of guns.
www.ohionlp.org /platform.html   (2089 words)

 Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television: The Natural Law Party - United Kingdom
In an election in which parties scrambled for the centre ground, perhaps the most ideologically committed candidates were those standing for the Natural Law Party.
It is difficult to see the Natural Law PEB as anything other than a example of how not to present one's cause to the nation.
By choosing to create a composite image of a yogic flyer, a skyscape and a rainbow the party were representing not the external image of yogic flying (a meditation practice that outwardly resembles bouncing on one's haunches) but the inner state of 'bubbling bliss' experienced by the flyer.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2584/is_n4_v17/ai_20446025   (1289 words)

 Natural Law party fields candidate for Massachusetts Senate race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Natural Law and Reform Party Coalition is sponsoring the U.S. Senate candidacy of Dale Friedgan, a UMass-Amherst graduate and small business owner who hails from Worcester.
This coalition, a combination of the Natural Law Party and a faction of the Reform Party, is also sponsoring the Presidential candidacy of John Hagelin.
Friedgan, along with his party, is running on a platform of prevention measures, campaign finance reform, tax cuts, and an end to pork barrel spending.
www.wpi.edu /News/TechNews/001003/naturallaw.html   (285 words)

 Cure?: The Natural Law Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That same year, the party qualified to be on the ballot in 32 states, and made history by becoming the first third party to qualify for matching federal funds.
The Natural Law Party gained its initial grassroots support from the Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa, where all students are required to practice a twice-daily program of Transcendental Meditation.
The Natural Law Party is based on volunteer state executive committees that research local regulations for candidacy.
baltimorechronicle.com /natural.html   (557 words)

 Ink 19 :: Political Alternatives: The Natural Law Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The party's Presidential candidate and foremost spokesperson, John Hagelin is a Quantum Physicist from Harvard University who offers a set of issue answers based on several new age concepts, including transcendental meditation, expansion of consciousness, and his extensive research in unified quantum field theories.
For instance, the party would implement an economic policy enforcing a "truly balanced budget" and proposing a flat tax of 10% to be implemented by 2006.
Like most modern third parties, such as the Libertarian and Reform Parties, the Natural Law Party is key in providing a subset of good solutions to key problems, especially when addressing those sacred cow issues that the current tribe of lifer politician/ex-lawyers refuse to address.
www.ink19.com /issues/october2000/features/politicalAlternatives.html   (712 words)

The Natural Law Party strongly supports more effective educational programs to keep children in school, off the streets, and out of the reach of crime.
The Natural Law Party's strong educational focus is the true, long-term solution to the pervasive problem of crime.
The Natural Law Party is the only political party with a truly comprehensive, scientifically proven strategy to reduce crime.
www.patrickcrusade.org /THE_NATURAL_LAW_PARTY.html   (1685 words)

 The Natural Law Party of the United States of America
Please now contact your state Natural Law Party headquarters for information by clicking here.
John Hagelin, the 2000 NLP presidential candidate, is now president of the US Peace Government, and many former NLP candidates and supporters have taken leadership positions in this new, complementary government, whose purpose is to prevent social violence, terrorism, and war and to promote harmony and peace in the U.S. and throughout the world.
NLP Chair Kingsley Brooks traveled to Washington recently to testify about campaign finance reform to the Presidential Task Force of the Campaign Finance Institute.
www.natural-law.org   (309 words)

 Nona: Natural Law Party
In the 1992 British general election his Natural Law party fielded 300 candidates in an attempt to win support for his "age of enlightenment"...
The two best-known British advocates of TM are the former Tory party leader William Hague and the industrialist and broadcaster Sir John Harvey-Jones...
The Natural Law Party, and Maharishi are a bunch of Cons preying on people's hopes for peace.
pierrejoubert.blogspot.com /2005/08/natural-law-party.html   (1253 words)

 The Constitutionalist Party
In the landscape of American politics, it is difficult to find a political party that not only believes in the value of human freedom, but also realizes that change made must be done gradually and with forethought concerning the need for the people to adjust to new ideas.
For the most liberty to be possible, the people must give up some of their power to establish a government that will act as the enforcer of their rights as well as execute functions needed by a large nation that are unable to be provided privately.
Therefore, the Constitutionalist Party seeks to improve America and preserve the freedom of the people by supporting a closer adherence to the Constitution as well as promoting ideas and policies that will realistically improve the state of human liberty in the United States.
home.earthlink.net /~jmarkels/cp.html   (561 words)

The Peace and Freedom Party, founded in 1967, is committed to socialism, democracy, ecology, feminism and racial equality.
The disabled are entitled to special consideration and planning in education, housing, health, recreation, transportation and attendant care to enable fuller participation in all aspects ofsociety.
A federal law requiring and funding equal average per-pupil expenditures by every public school district, with extra funds for students with special needs such as disability or economic deprivation.
www.peaceandfreedom.org /Platform.htm   (2184 words)

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