Daily Signal - The Government Netted $4.5 Billion in Cash, Cars, and Houses Taken From Americans Last Year

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Nov. 13, 2015

Good morning from Washington, D.C., where our Melissa Quinn has the lowdown on a report showing federal revenue from seized cash and property has skyrocketed to $4.5 billion. Have you heard about the cop accused of voter fraud? Hans von Spakovsky fills you in. Gun control proponents, meanwhile, keep saying "gun violence" is way up. Commentary by Jason Snead shows how that just isn’t so. And meet the town residents who're defending traditional Christmas displays in the park. Let's go.

News

The Government Netted $4.5 Billion in Cash, Cars, and Houses Taken From Americans Last Year

For federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, a little-known practice giving them the power to take Americans' property, cash, and cars has proven to be a boon over the last decade.

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Commentary

Is There a Gun Violence Epidemic? The Numbers Say No

The recent mass shooting in Oregon has brought the seemingly endless debate on gun control back into the national spotlight.

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News

In This Mississippi Town, Residents Are Fighting Atheist Organization Calling for Removal of Christmas Display

In one Mississippi town, residents are fighting back after an an atheist organization requested that that a Christmas display in their city be removed, organizing a show of support for the display.

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Commentary

Meet the Police Officer Who’s Been Charged With Voter Fraud

Call the cops! It looks like someone is committing voter fraud in Indiana again! Ironically, in this case, however, the alleged fraudster who has been arrested by the Indiana State Police was a cop.

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Commentary

Could This Law Send Every Presidential Candidate to Jail?

If any senior citizens receiving Social Security made a campaign contribution, the presidential candidate benefiting could be locked up.

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Feature

This Music Awards Show Honors 'Faith, Family, and Country'

Amid a climate of awards mania, a celebration championing a clear point of view has emerged in Nashville: the Inspirational Country Music Awards.

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