An entire working class neighborhood could be removed by eminent domain and replaced with a $200 million high-end outlet mall if city officials in West Haven, Connecticut, get their way. Family homes and small businesses would be among the structures ...Read More »
Trending Topics: Connecticut
State Forces Chemo On 17-Year-Old Against Her Wishes
The Connecticut Supreme Court has forced a 17-year old girl to receive chemotherapy she did not want. A lower court already had stripped the girl’s mother of custody and ordered the young woman taken out of her home. The girl, ...Read More »
Sandy Hook Panel Wants Mental Health Screenings Of ALL Homeschoolers So They Don’t Become Mass Murderers
The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is urging Connecticut lawmakers to require stricter regulations for homeschooling children – a proposal that already is stirring up controversy and opposition. After all, Connecticut lawmakers proposed a bill last year that would have required ...Read More »
Does The Constitution Actually Allow Seizure Of Your Home?
Eminent domain refers to the power of the federal and state governments to appropriate private property for public use. When property is taken, the government must pay the private property owner “just compensation,” which is generally fair market value for ...Read More »
Teen Kidnapped By State Of Massachusetts Breaks Silence: This ‘Should Never Happen To Anybody’
Justina Pelletier is speaking out about the time she spent shuttered away in a hospital away from her parents and family. The girl’s ordeal made international headlines throughout the past year and prompted a debate about parental rights in the ...Read More »
Bureaucracy Crushes Widow’s Hopes Of Getting Back Seized Land
Reclaiming land taken through eminent domain can be nearly impossible. Carolyn Sheehan learned this the hard way and is still fighting to get back 11.3 acres taken 27 years ago for a freeway that was never built. The state of ...Read More »
State Plans To Ban Whole Milk For Children?
A new bill in Connecticut would ban day cares from serving whole and 2 percent milk to children in their care. The bill, called An Act Concerning Nutrition Standards for Child Care Settings, wants to set unprecedented standards for what ...Read More »
Connecticut Gun Ban Snags First Arrest, And You’re Not Going To Believe How It Happened
The first person charged under Connecticut’s controversial gun control law appears to be a 65-year-old Milford man, who is in trouble with police because he shot a squirrel – with a legal gun. Police were in James Toigo’s neighborhood directing ...Read More »
Outrageous: Judge Gives State Permanent Custody Of Justina Pelletier
The Pelletier family’s legal and medical nightmare just took a dramatic turn for the worse: A judge has given permanent custody of Justina Pelletier to the government of a state where her family doesn’t even live. “It’s insane,” Justina’s sister, ...Read More »
State To Gun Owners: Give Up Your Guns!
Hundreds of Connecticut residents have received letters from the state police ordering them to sell or destroy legally purchased guns and ammunition magazines. The reason? Their applications for permits were not postmarked before Jan. 1. Those who received the letters ...Read More »