"Let's not bankrupt government!"
Here's the latest from the "Government Can't Afford to Follow the Law" file. This entry opposes a proposed Louisiana constitutional amendment that would (among other things) require full compensation for owners whose property is taken via eminent domain.
Vote against the amendment, urges the author, because it will make taking property too expensive. Seems to me that's a pretty good reason to support it.
What to read next
PLF asks the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that there is no “legislative exception” to the unconstitutional conditions doctrine
It seems that some governments and courts prefer to treat Supreme Court precedent as an option, rather than a requirement. The Supreme Court has ruled—twice—that it’s unconstitutional for government to … ›