Eminent Domain Laws Need Reform

by Hank Butehorn

It has been almost two years since the United States Supreme Court issued the ridiculous Kelo v New London decision in which the liberal Justices rewrote the United States Constitution, and redefined eminent domain. They held that government could take your home and give it to someone else for what they perceived as a more beneficial use of the property (by way of – for example – increased tax ratables or economic development, even if the property was not blighted).


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