Property rights (page 3)

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    Taking private property for free

    Joel Peterson writes for National Review Online about an opportunity for courts to reverse a terrible ruling linked to property rights. … [F]ew observers have noticed a recent federal court ruling that will, absent Supreme Court intervention, grant the government immense powers to confiscate private property in violation…
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2019
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    LISTEN HERE, “HeadLocke No. 52: Raleigh short-term rental rules raise property-rights issues”

    The latest HeadLocke podcast is out and it’s one you don’t want to miss. After years of debate, Raleigh has finalized rules overseeing short-term rentals, including those tied to AirBNB. Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, says those rules strike a blow against private property rights. Guze…
    Anna Manning, May 24, 2019
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    Kelo author still doesn’t get it

    Damon Root writes for Reason that former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens remains unrepentant about one of his worst opinions. In 2005, Stevens, then an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, authored one of the worst SCOTUS decisions of the past 50 years. Kelo v.
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    School districts across the state must decide again this year how to cope with a planned teacher union walkout in May. Terry Stoops analyzes the May 1 union action for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart explains why government-mandated solar energy contracts…
    Mitch Kokai, April 19, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina’s redistricting dispute recently returned to the national spotlight and the U.S. Supreme Court. Rick Henderson analyzes redistricting developments in the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how North Carolina could learn from other states in blocking federal “equitable sharing” programs that lead…
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2019
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    Daily Journal: State Continues To Expand Freedom

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Among the 50 states, North Carolina is relatively free. There are various ways to measure this. One reasonable and consumer-friendly tool is the Cato Institute’s “Freedom in the 50 States” project. On its website, you can compare state performance on…
    Anna Manning, March 18, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Property rights should settle disputes

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: If you own it, you control it. That’s what it means to enjoy a property right, in a nutshell. It is a right safeguarded by North Carolina’s constitution as well as the 14th amendment to the federal constitution, among other provisions.
    Anna Manning, March 4, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on pleas to allow advanced nurses to perform expanded health care roles. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why property rights should settle local housing disputes.
    Mitch Kokai, March 4, 2019