March 12, 2010
Bob Barr was the 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for President
-- 1FORCE today announced that Bob Barr, former Congressman and Presidential candiate, ha joined 1FORCE’s Board of Directors. Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, and was the 2008 Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States. He practices law with the Law Offices of Edwin Marger, and runs a consulting firm, Liberty Strategies, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Barr is a registered Mediator and Arbitrator.
From 2003 to 2008, he occupied the 21st Century Liberties Chair for Freedom and Privacy at the American Conservative Union. Since 1997 he has been a Board Member of the National Rifle Association. Bob was appointed by President Reagan to serve as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (1986-90). He was an official with the CIA from 1971-78. He has traveled widely and spoken to audiences across America and internationally on topics including constitutional issues and Second Amendment rights, and has served as an official member of the U.S. delegation at several major United Nations conferences where he worked to oppose the continuing, concerted anti-firearms effort by the United Nations.
Bob writes a weekly column for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Bob’s writings appear in numerous academic, local, regional, national and international publications. He is the author of three books. Bob serves as an adjunct professor where he teaches constitutional policy at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA. He is a national officer for Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
He and his wife, Jeri, live just outside Atlanta, Georgia