Monday, June 23, 2008
Stop Eminent Domain Abuse: Support the Institute for Justice on Kelo Day
The Institute for Justice is memorializing Kelo Day, the third anniversary of the decision that permitted rapacious politicians to seize private homes in the interest of sub-prime mortgage lenders and the inept real estate developers whom they finance. The Republicans, led by Bill Frist, the Duke of Bloat,dropped the ball in the Senate on passing legislation that would have limited federal subsidies to states that permit private-use eminent domain. Now, the Republicans cannot understand why they are not receiving much public support. According to Suzette Kelo on behalf of the Institute for Justice:
"On this, the third anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s dreadful decision, I’m asking for 10,000 people to join me in donating to the non-profit legal foundation that stood by me all the way to the Supreme Court, and continues to stand by heroic individuals fighting to keep the homes that are rightfully theirs.
"Eminent domain abuse continues coast-to-coast! Despite tremendous gains in state courts and state legislatures since the Supreme Court’s ruling, eminent domain abuse is still rampant. Click on the links below to read more."