Skip to comments.Presidential Candidate Defended Black Church Dispossessed By Eminent Domain
Posted on 01/23/2008 7:21:24 PM PST by lpnykahuna
" A member of the zoning board said "We have enough churches here in New Cassel." ...
A few years later, the groundbreaking was begun for the urban renewal scheme which took the church's land and demolished its building and that of other victims. There to take credit for the federal funding were US Senator and now presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy, Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, and Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman, together with other Democrat party cronies.
(Excerpt) Read more at groundreport.com ...
After federal funds were allocated to the "urban renewal" Hillary was on hand to break ground on a new strip mall and nail salon, where a house of worship once stood.
The question of where the candidates stand on eminent domain is a very important question that needs to be answered.
He reassured the gun-rights constituency, praising the recent appellate decision that struck down the District of Columbia’s handgun ban as a violation of the Second Amendment. (The Supreme Court agreed this week to hear the district’s appeal.) He weighed in on several other hot-button constitutional questions: against the use of eminent domain to benefit private developers, against racial quotas, for allowing “under God” to remain in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public.