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I KNOW THERE IS A PANDEMIC, BUT WHO COMPENSATES ME FOR MY LOSSES? PROPERTY RIGHTS v POLICY POWER

When government directly takes or inversely takes private property, our Federal and State Constitutions require the payment of just compensation.  But when property is taken for an emergency, the result may be different.  The federal government has an inherent “police power” to seize property without providing just compensation. The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is unprecedented.  In the United States, as of May 21, 2020, 93,439 people have died.  At least 1,551,853 cases of the disease have been recorded according to Johns Hopkins University.  The disease is extremely infectious and has spread… read more

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