PROTEST SIGNS NOT ALLOWED


Institute for Justice Senior Attorney Steve Simpson on his efforts to help save a business from eminent domain.
DATE: 05/18/2012

Discussion Questions

1. What is eminent domain?

2. Do you agree with the government's use of eminent domain? What points do critics make? What benefits come from using eminent domain?

3. Why do you think Bob Wilson hung a sign to protest eminent domain?

4. Was the government justified in asking Bob Wilson to remove his protest sign? Why or why not?

5. Why were other buildings in the area allowed to keep large banners up, but the protest sign wasn't allowed? Was this a double standard? Why or why not?


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