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Supreme Court strikes down federal raisin program as unconstitutional

• USA Today

.... A majority of justices ruled that the Agriculture Department program, which seizes excess raisins from producers in order to prop up market prices during bumper crop years, amounted to an unconstitutional government "taking."

But they limited their verdict to raisins, lest they simultaneously overturn other government programs that limit production of goods....