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The Dangers Of Civil Asset Forfeiture

Ben Speaks With Melissa Quinn of The Daily Signal About The Dangerous Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws.


A Florida man entered the airport with $11,000 dollars and a ticket home, but after a confrontation with the police, he left without his life savings.

Today on the Federalist Radio Hour, the Daily Signal’s Melissa Quinn explains how civil asset forfeiture laws allow the state to treat innocent citizens like criminals.

Later in the program, Christopher Koopman joins Ben to discuss the teachable moment provided by innovative ride-sharing technologies. The Mercatus Center Fellow says Uber and Lyft demonstrate the triumph of entrepreneurship, but warns of the dangers when these companies collude with government regulators.

Listen here, or click on the embedded clip below.