Civil Liberties

FL: A Theocratic Gated Community

In what may be an unprecedented mingling of business, government, and religion, the founder and former CEO of Domino's Pizza is building a city that will be governed strictly by conservative Catholic rules, the AP reports.

MT: Moving to Protect Property Rights

Montana state Rep. Mike Jopek (D) announced today that he will be introducing "legislation, for the 2007 session, removing the ability of state and local government to take private property by eminent domain and give it to private corporations for development." Jopek is being joined in his effort by state Sen. Dan Weinberg (D) and Rep. Tim Dowel (D). The legislation comes "as a response to the June ruling by the Supreme Court in the Kelo v.