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  • May 5, 2021    |   Economic Liberty Private Property

    Long Island Hardware Store

    Family-Owned Hardware Store Sues Long Island Town Trying to Take Away their Property

    Opening a new business in a small town often comes with lots of hurdles, but a town on Long Island has come up with a new way to keep entrepreneurs out: eminent domain. The family owners of Brinkmann’s Hardware thought they had found the perfect location for a new store. But even though they followed…

  • April 7, 2021    |   Private Property

    Arizona Forfeiture Appeal

    Trucking Company Owner Living in Charlotte Fights for $39,500 Police Took from Him at Phoenix Airport

    Jerry Johnson is the proud owner and operator of a small trucking business and lives just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. To keep his business growing, Jerry saved his money until he had enough to purchase a third semi-truck. And based on his research, Jerry was confident he could find a good deal at an auto…

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