Indiana Bill Takes on “Policing for Profit” via Asset Forfeiture, Closes Federal Loophole

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2017) – A bill filed in the Indiana Senate would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking property without a criminal conviction. The legislation also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds.

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An Indiana Massacre: 12 Nullification Bills Killed by Republican Leadership, 11 Without a Hearing!

Indiana State House and Senate leadership was remarkably effective at protecting the status quo this year. They killed 11 bills that would have blocked unconstitutional power without so much as a debate or a vote, and gutted another promising bill by changing its intent to something completely different than originally introduced.

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