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Backers of condemnation curbs see chance to cement property protections

Eminent domain — at least the government taking of private property on behalf of private enterprise — does not seem to offer much room for compromise.

You are either OK with the government taking private property for private sector economic development or you are not.

If middle ground exists, neither Leland Speed nor Ron Aldridge has found it.

Speed, interim chief of the Mississippi Development Authority, is suing as a private citizen to stop a Nov. 8 referendum that Aldridge and other supporters see as a sure bet to outlaw the taking of private property for private purposes.

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