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“sick of hearing about your rights…you have no rights here.”

September 21, 2017

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Border Agents Seized American Citizen’s Truck, Never Charged Him With A Crime Nick Sibilla , Contributor When Gerardo Serrano took photos of a border crossing on September 21, 2015, he had no idea he would soon be handcuffed, thrown into a detention cell and see his truck seized by government agents that very same day. […]

ASSET FORFEITURE IS ALIVE AND WELL…

June 13, 2017

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By Brad Devereaux | bdeverea@mlive.com Follow on Twitter on June 12, 2017 at 8:43 AM THREE RIVERS, MI — Police arrested a 22-year-old Elkhart man after a traffic stop for defective equipment and a K9 search that revealed about nine ounces of marijuana, police say. On Saturday evening, June 10, a police officer pulled over […]

New Hampshire Committee Approves Bill to Curb “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture, Federal Loophole Remains

November 19, 2015

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CONCORD, NH (Nov. 17) – Last week, a New Hampshire House committee passed a bill to reform and restrict civil asset forfeiture. But remaining in the bill is a loophole that would allow law enforcement to work with the feds to skirt more stringent state laws. Introduced by Rep. Dan McGuire (R-Merrimack) along with ten […]