Bill of Rights Institute EDUCATING INDIVIDUALS about THE CONSTITUTION updated How Does the Fifth Amendment Protect Property?May 22, 2018 19:05:43
The Founders believed that property is among the natural rights governments exist to protect. One of the ways the Founders protected property rights was in the Fifth Amendment. This amendment restricts the government’s ability to take property and ensures that when it does take property ,it must pay for it. This lesson explores the Fifth Amendment and its applications.