On June 22nd, the US Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the government cannot seize raisins from growers without paying for them. The case was Horne v. US Department of Agriculture. The DKT Liberty Project, joined by 33 raisin growers, filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus) brief in the case in support of the Hornes, saying that the Read the full article…
Owning property and determining how it is used is a fundamental right under the US Constitution. The Fourth Amendment says, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated."
The Fifth Amendment Takings Clause says that private property shall not “be taken for public use without just compensation.”
When government overreaches, the DKT Liberty Project fights back.