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The Kelo decision continues to elicit a backlash. California voters will decide on two separate iniatitives in June that would limit the ability of local governments to take land for private purposes. One of the eminent domain measures would also abolish rent control in several communities.
Looking ahead to November, California conservatives -- shut out from power in Sacramento -- are hoping voters will embrace several propositions, including a constitutional ban on gay marriage, parental notification for abortions and a pair to address criminal justice. They've got a kitty of $9 million to start.
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