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Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Property Rights Protestors 'Auction' Congressman's Office

We need more of this kind of stuff;):

Anger over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving the use of eminent domain is now affecting how some constituents in Virginia's 8th congressional district treat their incumbent House member.

A small group of Virginians Friday held a mock auction to sell the office of Democratic U.S. Rep. James Moran after Moran refused to denounce the Supreme Court's Kelo vs. New London verdict, which affirmed the right of a municipality to seize private property for commercial use.

The staged auction as it was acted out was pretty creative and inspiring:

Property Rights Protestors 'Auction' Congressman's Office

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