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Constitutionally Granted Baseball Stadiums

In light of the expanded powers of eminent domain granted by the Supreme Court’s Kelo decision, Washington, D.C., plans to toss up to 23 individuals and families out of their homes in order to seize their land to build a stadium for the Nationals.

Somehow, I suspect the construction of baseball stadiums was not exactly what the founders had in mind when it comes to eminent domain.

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Jack Langer, Ph.D., is an editor for Regnery Publishing (a HUMAN EVENTS' sister company) and a freelance journalist. He can be reached at jlanger@eaglepub.com.

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