Eminent domain for private development?

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Mississippi is one of only eight states that haven’t passed eminent domain reform legislation that would prevent the taking of private property for commercial development.

David Waide and the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation want to reduce that number by one, and a statewide petition drive is now under way to get the issue on a general election ballot.

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