AIER’s Bastiat Society program in Washington, DC will host an in-person event with Bob Barr, former U.S. Congressman from Georgia and the 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States.
Bob Barr is a renowned expert on the U.S. Constitution and public policy issues pertaining to personal liberty and freedom. Mr. Barr will discuss the growth in the federal government’s administrative state, or “deep state,” its threat to our constitutional rights, and how it is contributing to the “Cancel Culture” movement and a cultural void in American society.
Eventbrite registration is required to attend, register here. Admission fee is $16 (only $8 for full-time students). Light food and beverages will be provided. Cash payments at the door are not accepted.
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM: Networking Reception
6:15 PM – 7:00 PM: Speaker Presentation
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Q&A Discussion
More about the speaker:
Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, and now practices law in Atlanta, Georgia, where he serves as chairman of the state’s Judicial Qualifications Commission. Bob also chairs Liberty Guard, Inc. a non-profit and non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting individual liberty. He also heads a consulting firm, Liberty Strategies, Inc., and is a registered Mediator and Arbitrator. Bob has taught constitutional law at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and government at Kennesaw State University.
Bob has appeared on virtually every major cable and network television program dealing with public policy matters. He writes regularly for Townhall.com, The Daily Caller, and The Marietta Daily Journal, and has been a columnist and blogger for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He writes occasional pieces for other publications and hosts a regular podcast, “Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe.” He is the author of three books: “The Meaning of Is: The Squandered Impeachment and Wasted Legacy of William Jefferson Clinton,” “Patriot Nation: Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe Volume One,” and “Lessons in Liberty.”
Bob was appointed by President Reagan as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (1986-90), served as President of Southeastern Legal Foundation from 1990-91, and was an official with the CIA from 1971-78. Additionally, he has served as a member of U.S. delegations at several United Nations conferences on firearms.
Bob Barr earned his law degree from Georgetown University, his master’s degree from The George Washington University, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. He and his wife Jeri live in Smyrna, Georgia just outside Atlanta.