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Should Governments Be Allowed to Steal Your Property?

Jeronimo2 Wrote: Oct 29, 2012 4:12 PM
The forfeiture law concerning drugs has made most law-in-enforcement officer's prostitutes. When you have a family member with drugs on the property, or home, land, or building is taken and there is innocence family members put out on the street by one A-hole in their family, causing the confiscation of said property is not right. Just saying, as a retired Law-in-Forcement Officer.

I’ve already written about the despicable practice of “civil forfeiture,” which allows governments to confiscate the property of innocent people who have not been convicted of any crime.

And I’ve cited great columns on the issue from George Will and John Stossel., as well a sobering report on the topic from the Wall Street Journal.

Now the Institute for Justice has a...