Kelo Continues The Good Fight
Her Plight Live along with Steven Anderson coordinator of the Institute for Justice's
On The Commons
this week is Suzette Kelo. Suzette has been
fighting to save her home from the wrecking ball - and she continues to fight.
This case is about the greatly expanded power the Supreme Court gave local
governments but at the heart of all the media hype is a courageous woman who
faces losing her home. We'll find out from Suzette what these past
several years have been like, how she has survived the past week and whether
the fight is over. Also joining us is Steven Anderson.
Steven is the coordinator of the Institute for Justice's
Castle Coalition. www.castlecoalition.org
- The Institute for Justice just announced their "Hands Off My
Home" campaign as a means of providing citizens with the tools necessary
to protect their homes from the government. We'll learn more about this
campaign and what each one of us can do to help. Please tune
in to On The Commons this Saturday, July 2, 2005.
We'll find out just how this abuse of power affects real people
and we'll learn how to protect the sanctity of property ownership.
On The Commons is a weekly radio show dedicated to discussing the
many issues surrounding mandatory homeowner associations, the fastest growing
form of residential housing in the nation.
With the erosion of homestead
protections and the proliferation of excuses to foreclose, American property
owners have found themselves on the
short end of the stick But at no time has property ownership been
dealt such a deadly blow as it was when the US Supreme Court rendered its
decision in the Kelo v. New London Case. Now private property can
be condemned to make way for other uses and in the process boost the
economy of the local government. With this new interpretation of the
takings clause in the Constitution, will Americans ever be really secure in
I look forward to meeting
you On The Commons every week for a
discussion about the issues that hit you closest to
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