Allowing your government to have secrets is dangerous to your liberty.

Some states that have not been able to pass asset forfeiture reforms have taken a small first step of imposing asset forfeiture reporting requirements on police. This may not seem very important, but it creates the foundation for further reforms. And in and of itself — sunshine is the best antiseptic.

For Further Reading

Lawless Law Enforcement: Asset Forfeiture Fuels Police Spending

Now in Effect: West Virginia Law Requires Strict Asset Forfeiture Reporting

Don’t Trust Government: Warnings from Anti-Federalists

Study Shows Police Lying About Asset Forfeiture

Mike Maharrey