The American nightmare that is civil asset forfeiture

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October 20, 2011
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Wendy McElroy  
Posted in Commentary

"Being innocent does not matter. Not being arrested or convicted of a crime is no protection. With amazing ease, the government can take everything you own. And to recover it, you must prove your innocence through an expensive and difficult court proceeding in which a severely lowered standard of evidence favors the government. This is civil asset forfeiture." (10/18/11)

http://www.fff.org/comment/com1110o.asp  

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