[Lnc-business] Age of Consent and Statutory Rape. WTF.

Caryn Ann Harlos caryn.ann.harlos at lp.org
Sat Jan 13 14:55:55 EST 2018

PS my requirements are similar

3/4 of Region 1  Chairs


3/4 petition by region 1 delegates from 2016

-Caryn Ann

On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 12:47 PM Caryn Ann Harlos <caryn.ann.harlos at lp.org>

> Elizabeth kudos for doing what a regional should.
> I am having a similar discussion with Region 1.
> They opposed action before.
> -Caryn Ann
> On Sat, Jan 13, 2018 at 12:21 PM Elizabeth Van Horn <
> elizabeth.vanhorn at lp.org> wrote:
>> Hello Patrick,
>> As you're aware, I'm fairly new on the Libertarian National Committee, as
>> I was appointed to be LNC Region 3 Representative, a little over a month
>> ago.  It's an honor to be given their trust in representing LP-Indiana,
>> LP-Ohio, LP-Michigan and LP-Kentucky on the LNC.  I take my
>> "representative" role seriously, and the LP state affiliates within my
>> Region are my constituency.
>>  1) On November 11, 2017, the Libertarian Party of Indiana (LPIN) State
>> Central Committee (SCC) unanimously passed a resolution which culminated
>> in, "...the immediate resignation of Mr. Vohra from his position in party
>> leadership."
>> On Friday, January 12, 2018, the Indiana state chair wrote to me, "Indiana
>> does support and request that very action", regarding Bylaws Article 6.7, a
>> motion to suspend Arvin Vohra.
>>  2) On January 12, 2018 the Libertarian Party of Ohio (LPOH) Executive
>> Committee passed a resolution which culminated in, "The LPO calls for the
>> IMMEDIATE resignation of Mr. Vohra from his positions in party leadership.
>> Failing that, the LPO calls on the LNC to remove (through the formal
>> suspension process) Mr. Vohra before more damage can be done."
>> 3) I've informed the state chairs of Region 3 that I'd need a clear
>> directive to make a motion per bylaws article 6.7 regarding suspending
>> Arvin Vohra. (With the understanding that the motion might not get to a
>> vote, or pass, if voted upon.)  Two of the four state affiliates in Region
>> 3 have told me they want this action taken.  Since attempting to suspend an
>> officer of the LP is a serious matter, I told the state chairs in Region 3
>> that I'd need at least 3 of the four states to agree on the action to be
>> taken.  At this time, I await direction from LPMI and/or LPKY.  (LPMI has
>> taken the issue into discussion and hopefully will let me know
>> their decision soon.)
>> This is why I've not made public comments regarding the controversy
>> surrounding Arvin Vohra.  I represent the four states in Region 3, which
>> means it's not my place to direct them, but it's the reverse, they direct
>> me.  If the consensus of Region 3 is to make a motion to the LNC, I shall
>> do so.  If that happens, it will be another opportunity for anyone on the
>> LNC to second such a motion.
>> ---
>> Elizabeth Van Horn
>> LNC Region 3 (IN, MI, OH, KY)
>> Secretary Libertarian Party of Madison Co, Indiana
>> Chair-LP Social Media Process Review Committee
>> Vice-Chair Libertarian Pragmatist Caucus
>> http://www.lpcaucus.org/
>> On 2018-01-13 09:46, Patrick McKnight wrote:
>> Ken,
>> Thank you for your hard work on behalf of the party and your thoughtful
>> comments on this latest embarrassment to our organization. As you know, I
>> made a motion to remove Arvin last year. Unfortunately, not one member of
>> the LNC felt comfortable supporting my motion at the time. I hope that
>> changes now.
>> Patrick McKnight
>> LNC Region 8 Rep
>> Chair, New Jersey Libertarian Party
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