Civil Asset Forfeiture is a fundraising mechanism for law enforcement and with it being a way to gain money, there is definitely room for abuse. More often than not they seize the assets of someone who has been arrested only, not convicted. If you are not convicted, you still have a hard time getting your belongings back if ever. Right now our Senator Rand Paul is leading the fight to reform this practice from D.C.
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