News In St. Louis, a protest sign meets government arrogance
Roos responded by painting on the side of one of his buildings a large mural a slash through a red circle containing the words End Eminent Domain Abuse. The government demanded he seek a permit for it. He did. Then they denied the permit.
News Disorderly Property Ownership
In Claymont, Delaware, a team of jack-booted thugs in DOT trucks conducted patrols of property destruction in a neighborhood by driving through the area and scooping up basketball hoops and throwing them into the back of a dump truck to be hauled awa
News Miss. eminent domain ballot initiative in court
A Hinds County judge is scheduled to hear high-stakes arguments Monday over a proposed constitutional amendment to prevent governments from taking property for anything but a public project.
Circuit Judge Winston Kidd must decide whether the amend
News Federal & Local Law Enforcement Agencies Try to Take Family Motel from Innocent Owners
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Imagine you own a million-dollar piece of property free and clear, but then the federal government and local law enforcement agents announce that they are going to take it from you, not compensate you one dime, and then use the money they get from se
News Eminent Domain Fight Has a Canadian Twist
A Canadian company has been threatening to confiscate private land from South Dakota to the Gulf of Mexico, and is already suing many who have refused to allow the Keystone XL pipeline on their property even though the controversial project has yet t
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News National Park Service has new land-grabbing tool, government could take almost half the nation
Big Green has an unlikely new sales pitch to convince Congress to fund ever-expanding land grabs by the National Park Service -- save wildlife migration. A map overlay showing all the U.S. wildlife migration paths would blot out nearly half the natio
News Supreme Court case involving Idaho lake house ignites conservative cause against EPA
The issue before the justices is narrow: whether the Sacketts can go to court to challenge the EPAs initial findings that their lot contains wetlands. Their plight of not being able to develop their land while other homes are built hundreds of feet
News The Global Land Grab
by William N. Grigg (Pro Liberate)
In Vietnam, Peter Doan Van Vuon, a farmer who fought back when police came to confiscate his farm, is widely regarded as a hero. His neighbors have actually considered building a statue in his honor. In the United States, he would almost certainly be
News Your bomb shelter could let the gov't seize your home
It seems that Mr. Del Rio had an underground bunker, and apparently in Austin, Texas that enough to have the SWAT team storm your home and hold you at gun point.
News Norfolk, Virginia, While Abusing Eminent Domain, Attempts To Silence Free Speech
They commissioned a 375-square-foot banner and hung it on their building to protest the taking. The banner worked. Almost immediately, Central Radio started getting calls and letters of support from Norfolk-area residents
News New Jersey Town Rips Up Working-Class Neighborhood For Private Developers
Santos Cruz still remembers the first time he heard the demolition crews. "They came without any warning at 6 a.m. outside my home," he said in a recent interview with The Huffington Post. "The ground started shaking and there was a tremendous amount
News Family loses 120-year claim to land near Tempe
In 1892, 20 years before Arizona became a state, a pioneer family settled a dusty patch of desert along the Salt River near what is now Tempe Beach Park.
Through the decades, that land passed from one generation down to the next.
News Is the Continued Prosecution of Robert Adams Part of a Land Grab?
In my previous post about how the Sacramento Co. District Attorney continues to push the prosecution of Robert Adams for child molestation even though there is no evidence, I said it was part of the typical bleed em and plead em strategy employed
News In the matter of the United States of America v. One Tyrannosaurus Bataar Skeleton
Federal civil asset forfeiture complaint in the matter of United States of America v. One Tyrannosaurus Bataar Skeleton. This is an unusual case as the governments case nakedly asserts, with no supporting evidence, that
Reference Link Ten Easy Steps to American Serfdom
The United States is quickly descending down the path of serfdom in a 21st century application of modern day feudalism.
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News Couple faces $97K in fines for using their own driveway
The Grays obtained permission from a Clearcreek to use their residential driveway to get to buildings on the Montgomery County portion of their land. The buildings house the Grays storage and landscaping businesses. But following complaints from nei
News Using Eminent Domain to Personally Benefit the Mayor Is Unconstitutional
Its hard to imagine that government abuse of the Takings Clause could get any worse than that, but one such unfortunate case has arisen in Guam which, as a U.S. territory, is covered by the Constitution.
News Floating home is not vessel, Supreme Court says
The city of Riviera Beach, Fla., trying to evict Lozman, declared it a vessel and used maritime law to win a judgment against the former Marine. The city bought the floating home when it was being auctioned to satisfy the judgment and destroyed it.
News Pay $150,000 to exercise property rights?
The non-profit group is asking the Supreme Court to make it clear that the Constitution forbids any kind of shakedown in the permitting process: money grabs (such as the Koontz family was hit with) are just as unconstitutional as land grabs.
News Chicken Man kills himself after long fight with Roswell, GA government officials
Somewhat dated, this is one of those stories that often never makes it to the Front Page of any newspaper or website. Its a story about Property Rights and Eminent domain. Its the story of one man who tried to fight back; and sadly its the story o
News Eminent Domain in Philadelphia: "I don't need consent"
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"I don't need consent" is what Councilwoman Maria Quiρones-Sαnchez of Philadelphia said about the seizure of property she is pushing. She also said that something being legal makes it moral.
News City Subcontractor Demolished Wrong House
Imagine driving up to your home or vacation home and realizing its not there. It happened in the Lake Worth section of Fort Worth last Friday when a city subcontracted demolition crew took down the wrong house.
News The New Bailout Begins: Eminent Domain Is Upon Us
While one can have sympathy for the over-levered, underwater homeowners that took free-money with both hands and feet as house prices surged in the mid-2000s (just like they are now) but the latest moves to 'save' people from themselves in the city o
News DHS Seizing Property From Landowners To Build Surveillance Towers
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The feds are exercising eminent domain along the Mexico border buying up property- but paying very little for it. Landowners in Santa Cruz county are livid.
News Rampant Eminent Domain Abuse In Philadelphia Neighborhood
In the city of Philadelphia, a group of property owners are rightfully outraged by the local governments attempts to forcibly confiscate their rightfully-owned land through the use of eminent domain laws. These property seizures are being conducted
News Seattle uses eminent domain to turn a parking lot into a parking lot
Seattles city council voted unanimously Monday to use eminent domain to take private property.
News EPA To Control Private Streams And Creeks
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Proposed EPA regulations could soon impact how you use streams on your own land. - See more at: http://govtslaves.info/epa-control-private-streams-creeks/#sthash.pqldUgjq.dpuf
Letters to the Editor Is there a law suit in place to help property owners?
Written by: Wendy Argetsinger
I read your article and would like more information if there is a continuation of helping out property owners with getting their rights back? I am also affected by this and do not know where to turn to no. The AG office will not speak to me and if t
News Kelo Revisited
Properties were seized and a neighborhood razed in the name of economic development that never came