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Civil Forfeiture Laws… Legally Stealing From Innocent People…

Civil forfeiture laws… This is something every single person needs to be aware of. If you’ve never heard of it, in short it refers to “laws” which allow federal and state law officials and agents to seize millions of dollars annually from civilians during anything from a simple traffic stop to the officer stating they believe said money from the individual is connected to a criminal or illegal activity, even without any sort of charge sought. What’s more, this should be illegal way to obtain money is legal for these officers and agents under most federal law, and under most the laws in most states the officers or agents are allowed to keep most or all of the money and/or property seized.  But that is barely just scratching the surface of it.

According to the ACLU:
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