About the DKT Liberty Project

Thomas Jefferson warned, “the natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Mindful of this trend, the Liberty Project was founded to promote individual liberty against encroachment by all levels of government. Learn more...


Houston Chronicle: Civil Asset Forfeiture Needs Stricter Rules

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December 29, 2016

If a dangerous street hoodlum demands and then flees with your wallet, the police will call that robbery.  But, if a police officer seizes your cash, car or other property on the mere suspicion that it is somehow connected to criminal activity – and without ever convicting or even charging you with a crime – Read the full article…

MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION SWEEPS TO BIG ELECTION VICTORIES!

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December 14, 2016

The 2016 Election marked major gains in the movement for recreational marijuana legalization, scoring victories in California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada. California led the way by a 12-point margin, as over 5 million people voted “yes” in the Golden State. The only loss on Election Night was in Arizona, where the effort lost by 4 Read the full article…

First Amendment Prevails in ‘Bible Believers’ Case

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December 6, 2016

Dearborn, Michigan hosted the largest Arab-American festival in the United States in the summer of 2012, a three-day event that was open to the public. A fundamentalist Christian group, the Bible Believers, went to the festival to proselytize for their religion. The group carried signs and wore t-shirts with messages such as “Only Jesus Christ Read the full article…

Supporting Scientists at the Rice Research Institute in the Philippines to Publicize Golden Rice

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November 30, 2016

The DKT Liberty Project has agreed to provide financial assistance to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) based in the Philpines. The money is earmarked to provide information and communications about Golden Rice to government of cials and the public. Over a million people, primarily women and young children, and mostly in Asia, die each Read the full article…

DKT Liberty Project fights to protect citizens from civil forfeiture laws and exposes “policing for profit”

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On March 24, 2016, 23-year old Salvador Franco and his girlfriend were confronted by a state trooper while stopped at a westbound rest area on I-70 in Kansas. What followed was a nightmare travesty of justice. Their individual freedom and civil liberties were clearly violated,” says Franco’s attorney, David B. Smith, of Alexandria Virginia. Under Read the full article…

DKT Covers Legal Fees in Asset Forfeiture Case

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November 29, 2016

In the following article from Salina.com, Attorney David B. Smith, of Alexandria, Va., confirms the DKT Liberty Project has agreed to pay civil asset forfieture victim’s legal expenses based on the circumstances under which he was detained and his money was taken. A.C. Bushnell, program director for The DKT Liberty Project, said situations like Franco’s are Read the full article…