Saturday, June 25, 2005

The St. Louis Blues

Another family is about to lose their home:
A South St. Louis family say its disappointed with Thursday's Supreme Court decision on eminent domain. The family could end up losing its house to a local developer.

You can't miss the Thompson's home in South St. Louis. It's the only one that's not boarded up. That's because the family decided not to sell to a local developer interested in building a shopping center in its place. The Thompson's took their fight to the court. Thursda
y, the Supreme Court ruled local governments can take people's homes against their will for private development. What the ruling does for the Thompson's case is remove any argument under the U.S. Constitution.