Trump Jab Could Help Drive For Forfeiture Reform

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Aided by unsolicited publicity from a presidential wisecrack, property rights conservatives in Texas are energized and mobilizing a full-scale campaign to reform or abolish an asset seizure law that they say tramples the rights of ordinary citizens entangled in the criminal justice system, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. Republican Sen. Konni Burton is at the forefront of efforts to reform or abolish civil asset forfeitures . . .

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