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The Supreme Court is likely to decide that the 14th Amendment applies the Excessive Fines Clause of the 8th Amendment of the Bill of Rights to the states in Indiana civil forfeiture case. The post Supreme Court to decide whether Excessive Fines Clause applies to states appeared first on ReligiousLiberty.TV - Celebrating Liberty of Conscience.

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My thought is, states cannot make laws that contradict federal law. For instance, states cannot outright outlaw abortion. 

 

Also, civil forfeiture is evil and needs to be struck down period. No crime conviction, no asset seizure. It amounts to theft and bribery. 

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