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Broad Coalition Support Emerges for Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

The American Conservative Union is working to protect property rights and states’ rights from an overzealous Justice Department. A coalition of bipartisan groups committed to reform have written the U.S. House of Representatives asking to support amendments that would force

ACU Leads Center-Right Coalition Urging Congress to Limit Asset Forfeiture

The American Conservative Union led a coalition of seven reform minded groups in asking House Leaders for a vote on an Asset Forfeiture amendment to the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriation bill: Re: Civil Asset Forfeiture Amendments to CJS Appropriations

We have Standards to stop Prison Rape. Why were Rapists allowed to Enforce them?

Originally posted on WashingtonPost.com When three prison officials at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn were charged in May with sexually assaulting at least six women in their custody, it did not come as a surprise. The federal prison has been plagued

Conservatives are Working To Stop The Deadliest Drug Crisis in History

Originally posted on Townhall.com DENVER­–The Left views The American Legislative Exchange Council as a pawn of corporate influence. There were some protests at the organizations annual meeting in Denver, Colorado in July. They were mild. No fires were started, and no

Major Conservative Groups Call for Reform of Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws

Aside from Questions of Fairness, Forfeiture Undermines the Public’s Confidence in Law Enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF), in collaboration with six other center-right groups sent a letter to the Chairmen of the

Letter to the Judiciary Committee: Time for Action on Civil Asset Forfeiture

Dear Chairman Goodlatte and Chairman Grassley: We write to ask you to pass legislation reforming federal civil asset forfeiture. As it is currently practiced, civil asset forfeiture is an affront to private property rights as well as fundamental rights to