Rebecca Slayden-McMahan

Becky is a professor of education at Austin Peay State University and has been at the university for 27 years.

  • June 30, 2008    |   First Amendment

    Clarksville, TN Eminent Domain Protest

    Vindicating the Right to Protest Eminent Domain Abuse: Tennesseans Sued by Thin-Skinned Politician and Developers Fight Back

    Richard Swift and Wayne Wilkinson are developers in Clarksville, Tenn., who are using the power of government to benefit developers—and they sued citizens, demanding $500,000, simply for saying so. The Clarksville Property Rights Coalition, a grassroots group formed to fight the eminent domain abuse, ran an ad in the local newspaper criticizing elected officials and…

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