Alabama growers look to protect property rights

Hollis, Paul L.
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/1/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports on an opposition against the amendment in property rights bills in Alabama concerning the protection of farm owners. The lawmakers have considered a legislative enactment to protect the land of farm owners from seizing by the government. The director of the Federation Governmental Affairs, Freddie Patterson says that most Americans especially federation members opposed the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court which permitted the government to seize land for private development. Patterson says that their federation led an effort due to which 1,400 phone calls were made to legislators.


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