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New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections into Law


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New Mexico Governor Signs Historic Property Rights Protections into Law

SANTA FE, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico. Civil asset forfeiture, also known as “policing for profit,” allows law enforcement officers to seize personal property without ever charging—much less convicting—a person with a crime. Property seized through this process often finds its way into the department’s own coffers. HB 560, introduced by NM Rep.

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This should be a national law......And all property that was took without a crime being proven should all be returned.