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One Year Later: Eminent Domain Abuse Skyrocketing

June 23, 2006 I By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

The North County (N.Y.) Gazette has this report about IJ's new report on eminent domain abuse. Excerpt:

Consider this fact: in just the past year, more than 5,700 properties nationwide have been threatened by or taken with eminent domain for private development-a figure that compares with more than 10,000 examples over a five-year period preceding the Kelo argument, according to one of five reports released Tuesday by the Institute for Justice (which argued the Kelo case before the U.S. Supreme Court) and its grassroots activism project, the Castle Coalition.

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