May 14, 2012, Santa Fe, NM –Libertarian presidential nominee and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson released the following statement regarding Congressman Ron Paul's announcement that he will no longer actively campaign in remaining Republican primaries:
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About Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson: Gary Johnson, two-term Governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003, has been a consistent and outspoken advocate for limited, efficient government and personal liberty. Johnson switched from Republican to the Libertarian Party on December 28, 2011. As the Libertarian Party's candidate, Johnson will appear on all 50 states' ballots as the third national presidential nominee. An outspoken pro-Constitution Libertarian, Johnson opposes the war in Afghanistan, demands greater transparency at the Federal Reserve, would cut Federal spending by 43%, supports a woman's right to choose, opposes gun control, supports gay marriage equality and supports the legalization of marijuana. An avid skier and bicyclist, he has reached the highest peaks on four of the seven continents, including Mt. Everest.