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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Kelo's No Threat, Huh?

RightHook is probably more informed on this than I, but didn't Mayor Larson of New Brighton scoff when it was suggested that the Kelo decision was a threat to religious institutions? Somebody needs to get up to speed:
Since the Supreme Court's controversial Kelo decision last summer, eminent domain has entered a new frontier. It’s not just grandma’s house we have to worry about. Now it’s God’s house, too. “I guess saving souls isn’t as important,” says Reverend Gildon, his voice wry, “as raking in money for politicians to spend.” The town of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, has plans to take Centennial Baptist — along with two other churches, several businesses, dozens of small homes, and a school — and replace them with a new “super center,” rumored to include a Home Depot.
Read the rest at NRO: Unholy Land Grab

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