The Impending Anti-Kelo Tsunami

Typically a strong advocate for property rights, the Wall Street Journal offers their opinion that the recent rejection of Oregon's growth boundary "offers the nation a model for reform."
February 24, 2006, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"On a list of states with the worst property-rights protections, Oregon has long held a top position. So hearty congratulations to that state's landowners, who this week won a long struggle for more control over their acreage, and in the process may become a model for land-use reform across the country.

...In any case, the decision is especially timely as a response to the U.S. Supreme Court's egregious Kelo decision of last year. Other states are crafting versions of Oregon's law, and a few, such as Wisconsin, had put legislative efforts on hold pending the outcome of Oregon's litigation."

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Published on Thursday, February 23, 2006 in The Wall Street Journal
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