Legal Issues for Homesteaders and Farmers
For those of you thinking of moving to the country to raise a living for your family, you need to read this article over at How to Provide — just to determine if you wish to adopt the mindset necessary to deal with government agents when they appear on your property.
We have family members with personal experience with this. They were out working in their garden when they saw armed men in dark clothing strolling across their ten acres. When they confronted them about it, they were told that – because they live with in 50 miles of the border with Canada – that Homeland Security has the right to “inspect” their property at will, unless it is fenced and posted. What one federal agency takes upon itself, the rest soon adopt.
Then, there are corporate agents, who think themselves a power even above the agencies of mere mortals . . . Anyone ever heard of Monsanto and their “patented genetic materials?”