During a Sunday appearance, Sen. Rand Paul took a stand against the state and federal practice of civil asset forfeiture. Asset forfeiture is a way for law enforcement to confiscate property without trial purely off of suspicion that your property is being used for criminal activity.
I never understood how this was legal.
The Fourth Amendment
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
No evidence of a crime, No arrest, No trial just seize property and then the citizens must prove they are not criminals. You are assumed guilty and must prove your innocence.
Rand Paul wants to change Trump’s mind about civil asset forfeiture
During a Sunday appearance on …