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When Neil Gorsuch stood up for the little guy

A popular refrain among critics of Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, is that he doesn't stand for the little guy.

That claim doesn't seem to hold true, especially when it comes to property rights.

Consider, for example, Gorsuch's apparent position on the Supreme Court's 2005 Kelo v. City of New London ruling.

In that case, the Court held in favor of eminent domain, ruling that the government could use the "takings clause" of the U.S. Constitution to confiscate private property legally for the purpose of redevelopment.

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