Posts By: Leili Fatehi, Friends of the Mississippi River

Opponents of Minnesota’s buffer law claim it’s an unconstitutional taking. It’s not.

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Yesterday’s joint House Environment and Natural Resources and Agriculture committee hearing on implementation of Minnesota’s buffer program included quite a number of statements from legislators and testifiers claiming that the law constitutes a taking of private land by the government without just compensation in violation of the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and Article I,… Read more »