Thursday, August 04, 2005

Governor Sanford Promises Legislation in Response to Kelo

Since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its Kelo decision on eminent domain, 21 states have begun work on strengthening their eminent domain statutes to protect private property. According to the governor, South Carolina will join this list.

Said Governor Sanford:

"Protecting property that folks have invested money, work and time into over the course of many years is key to allowing families to create wealth, and key to the notion of quality of life."

For those of you who missed it, this op-ed expresses my views on the Kelo decision.

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