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"You have ten days to remove all livestock and personal belongings".  The family protested, hired lawyers and offered to lease the land, but to no avail.  Four years later they were forced to accept approximately $7.00 per acre, improvements and all.  If they refused this court award, they lost their mineral estate, as well."

 


 

Surely there must be more to this story than meets the eye.  After all, this is the United States of America.  The government simply does not seize your property and order you off without good reason.

 

 

Think again.  More and more property condemnations, seizures, eminent domains, etc., are occuring with alarming frequency. Owners are losing property which has been in the family for many years for reasons as simple as "economic development".  

 

   

Please visit the following web sites for more information on property rights and issues concerning landowners:

  American Land Rights Association
    American Farm Bureau
    Coalition for Redevelopment Reform
     

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