Tuesday, July 04, 2006
Susan Haigh of the Washington Post reported yesterday that the main hold-outs in the Kelo Supreme Court Case, Susette Kelo and Pasquale Cristofaro, have settled with the City of New London and sold their property. However, there is one bright spot. As part of the agreement with Ms. Kelo, her house will be moved to a new location:
"Even though she lost her land, the little pink home that launched a national revolution is safe, and it's going to stand as a testament to her heroic struggle and the struggle against eminent domain abuse throughout the country," said Scott Bullock, a spokesman for the Institute for Justice, which represented the homeowners.So on our nation's birthday we have a new monument to freedom.