Texas Town Earns 89 Percent of Its Revenue from Fines and Forfeiture

Texas Town Earns 89 Percent of Its Revenue from Fines and Forfeiture
August 21, 2014
Property Rights
You might want to avoid driving through Estelline, Texas. This tiny town (population: 141) on U.S. Route 287 pulled in a staggering 89 percent of its...more

Brookhaven, N.Y. is a Property Rights Black Hole

Brookhaven, N.Y. is a Property Rights Black Hole
August 12, 2014
Property Rights
In the suburban Long Island town of Brookhaven, N.Y., there has developed a Bermuda Triangle of property rights defined by the three corners: warrantless rental...more

A Man’s Home Is His Licensed, Regulated, and Taxed Castle

A Manâs Home Is His Licensed, Regulated, and Taxed Castle
August 11, 2014
Property Rights
If you have ever rented out a room in your home for the weekend to earn a little extra cash and make a new friend,...more

Mobile Vending Hits Roadblocks in Rhode Island

Mobile Vending Hits Roadblocks in Rhode Island
August 7, 2014
Economic Liberty
Opportunities for mobile food entrepreneurs seem to be on the decline in Rhode Island. Although the Ocean State has minimal licensing requirements for food trucks...more

Orlando Drops Attempt to Abuse Eminent Domain

Orlando Drops Attempt to Abuse Eminent Domain
August 6, 2014
Property Rights
The congregation of Faith Deliverance Temple has just scored a property rights win that gives opponents of eminent domain abuse reason to sound a victory...more

Legislation Aims to Curb Policing for Profit

Legislation Aims to Curb Policing for Profit
July 30, 2014
Property Rights
This past week has been a major one for advocates of civil forfeiture reform. Within a few days of each other, two bills were introduced...more

More Millennials Support Legalizing Food Trucks than Google Glass and Bitcoin

More Millennials Support Legalizing Food Trucks than Google Glass and Bitcoin
July 25, 2014
Economic Liberty
You’ll pry food trucks from our cold dead hands. That’s one of the takeaways from a new Reason-Rupe poll that surveyed 2,000 young adults for their...more

Houston Sues to Stop Disabled Couple From Holding Too Many Garage Sales

Houston Sues to Stop Disabled Couple From Holding Too Many Garage Sales
July 25, 2014
Property Rights
Jorge and Maria Ramos have held daily garage sales out of their rented home in Houston since 2011, as a way to supplement their disability...more

The Daily Show Takes on Civil Forfeiture

The Daily Show Takes on Civil Forfeiture
July 23, 2014
Property Rights
On Tuesday’s episode of The Daily Show, correspondent Jordan Klepper exposed the bizarre world of civil forfeiture, where people who have never been charged with...more

The Attack on Food Freedom

The Attack on Food Freedom
July 18, 2014
Economic Liberty
You may have caught wind of the big stink in the headlines recently over artisanal cheese. The traditional, handcrafted fare nearly became the latest casualty...more

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