Property Rights

150 years ago yesterday Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac, ending the Civil War. The ancestors of the Confederacy not live in a country protected by the First Amendment.
Apr 10, 2015   The Washington Post
<p>With less than a month left before the start of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, residents in the Chinese metropolis are still being evicted to make way for event-related construction.</p>
Jul 17, 2008   The Washington Post via the Boston Globe
<p>In what is almost a real-life caricature of the battle of the single homeowner against the huge corporation, Edith Macefield refused to sell her home to a developer planning a major retail outlet, who then built around. This week Ms. Macefield died.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   The Seattle Times
<p>As a Texas beach erodes and the waves come closer to shore, homeowners are scrambling to figure out what to do when the public beach invades their private property.</p>
Jun 19, 2008   NPR
<p>A case over land rights in the West going back decades has been awarded to the estate of a deceased property rights activist, who contended that the Forest Service deprived his ranch of water.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   Yahoo News
<p>Oregon's property rights issues should serve as a cautionary tale for the rest of the country, according to this article from <em>Metropolis</em>.</p>
Mar 26, 2008   Metropolis Magazine