The House Tells Sessions’ Justice Department It Will Not Stand for Civil Asset Forfeiture - Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) summed up the problem with
civil asset forfeiture in one sentence. “It is an unconstitutional
practice that is used to violate the due process rights of innocent
people,” he said from the House floor...Like Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) said, “This amendment is a starting point, and we can’t stop here.” The
ACLU will continue its work with members on both sides of the aisle.