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Re: [FSP] Union Leader Thinks We're a Fringe Group??

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  • Jane
    The law will be tested soon! :-)
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 7, 2005
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      The law will be tested soon! :-)

      On Aug 3, 2005, at 4:44 AM, apugh75 wrote:

      > Ran across this today. Seems they are referring to us as a fringe
      > group. Didn't name the FSP though. In reference to the whole
      > eminent domain thing.
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      > CONCORD — Members of a Senate task force on eminent domain hope to
      > decide in six weeks whether the state should pass a new law or
      > recommend a constitutional amendment to protect the rights of private
      > property owners.
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      > The task force was appointed after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a
      > Connecticut case that the city of New London could use its eminent
      > domain powers to take private homes and transfer ownership to other
      > private citizens in the name of economic development.
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      > The federal decision said the question is one that state governments
      > can settle for themselves. It has also prompted efforts by two fringe
      > groups to seize the Weare home of Supreme Court Justice David Souter,
      > who voted with the majority, for a hotel project or a public park.
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      > At the Senate task force's first hearing yesterday, various members
      > said a new law, an amendment, or both are appropriate.
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      > Senators dispensed with making speeches on the impact of the Supreme
      > Court opinion, and focused instead on the approach they feel the
      > state should take to protect private property owners.
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      > http://unionleader.com/articles_showa.html?article=58621
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