Check out the following resources to learn about libertarianism and concepts of liberty.
Resources for Candidates
LP Action: A resource site for Libertarian candidates featuring how-to tips and guidelines on getting on the ballot, campaign messaging, fundraising and much more.
Candidate Support Committee: A fund to support Libertarian candidates
Think Tanks and News
Atlas Network: A nonprofit connecting a global network of more than 475 free-market organizations in over 90 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.
CATO Institute: The Cato Institute seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, free markets and peace.
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE): FEE's mission is to inspire, educate, and connect future leaders with the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society. These principles include: individual liberty, free-market economics, entrepreneurship, private property, high moral character, and limited government.
Gun Owners of California: When the California State Legislature sought to ban all handguns in California in 1975, Senator H.L. Richardson immediately went to work mobilizing enraged citizens from throughout the state – and Gun Owners of California was born. A direct mail attack was unleashed and the legislation was defeated. Gun Owners prides itself as the "hardest hitting, toughest fighting pro-gun organization in California."
Libertarianism.org: The Cato Institute’s treasury of resources about the theory and history of liberty.
Mises Institute: The Mises Institute exists to promote teaching and research in the Austrian school of economics, and individual freedom, honest history, and international peace, in the tradition of Ludwig von Mises and Murray N. Rothbard.
Open The Books: "We work hard to capture and post all disclosed spending at every level of government – federal, state, and local. We've successfully captured nearly 4 billion public expenditures, and we are rapidly growing our data in all 50 states down to the municipal level. We won't stop until we capture every dime taxed and spent by our government. As a government watchdog organization, we accept no government funding."
Reason Magazine: A monthly print magazine of "free minds and free markets" published by the Reason Foundation as a refreshing alternative to right-wing and left-wing opinion magazines. Reason makes a principled case for liberty and individual choice in all areas of human activity: politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews. They also do podcasts.
The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity: A project of Dr. Paul’s Foundation for Rational Economics and Education (F.R.E.E.) founded in the 1970s as an educational organization. The Institute continues and expands Dr. Paul’s lifetime of public advocacy for a peaceful foreign policy and the protection of civil liberties at home.