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The Cops Can Take Away Your Cash, Car or House - Even If You're Never Convicted Of A Crime

The Cops Can Take Away Your Cash, Car or House - Even If You're Never Convicted Of A Crime

ERIN FUCHS | AUG. 6, 2013, 5:56 PM 22,661 52

The New Yorker's Sarah Stillman has a heartbreaking story out on an appalling police tactic — civil forfeiture, which lets local police departments make tons of money from taking supposed criminals' property.

Civil forfeiture is largely a product of the war on drugs. In 1984, Congress passed an omnibus crime bill that gave local police departments a cut of the assets seized during drug raids and other investigations.

Through civil forfeiture, cops can take property they believe was obtained illicitly before you're convicted of any wrongdoing in a court of law. The people whose assets have been seized then have to go to court to try to get it back, which may cost more money than the property itself.

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ARM Yourselves, You May Have To Kill These Lawless Bastards

There is an old saying: I'd Rather be tried by 12 than carried by 6..



Good luck making it to trial. Better kill them all. Then make it to another county/PD.

Government extortion ring...

RICO laws and snitch pay-off budgets / plea bargaining to entrap and/or frame. Feckin' CRAZY.

What would the Founders do?

One of the BEST rulings the SCOTUS has EVER made,

when it actually knew WTF it was talking about: John Bad Elk vs. US.

Cornell Law: John Bad Elk vs. US.

Know it, by heart.

Previous DP posts on it:



Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

The Bolsheviks have arrived.

Stealing from the 'rich' and keeping it for themselves. Their jealousy knows no limits.

Free includes debt-free!

Signed into law by the beloved Ronnie Raygun

most progressive

and government expansion president ever.