The Attorney General agreed with the Baker’s in court that the Baker pigs were legal but then never quit the attack on the Baker’s and their business.
It is time we make the State and Attorney General Obey the Law.
NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Act 451 of 1994
“The Departments of Natural Resources has the power and jurisdiction over the management, control, and disposition of all land under the public domain,” MCL 324.503
“means all land owned by the state” MCL 324.301
No other power or jurisdiction was given to The Department of Natural Resources by the Michigan legislature; Why because the people have never given the legislature jurisdiction over personal private property.
When the Constitution is Silent it can give NO AUTHORITY!
HERE IT IS:
1963 MICHIGAN CONSTITUTION
§ 1 Disabilities of coverture abolished; separate property of wife; dower.
§ 2 Eminent domain; compensation.
§ 3 Homestead exemption.
§ 4 Escheats.
§ 5 State lands. The legislature shall have general supervisory jurisdiction over all state owned lands useful for forest preserves, game areas and recreational purposes; shall require annual reports as to such lands from all departments having supervision or control thereof; and shall by general law provide for the sale, lease or other disposition of such lands.
§ 6 Resident aliens, property rights. Aliens who are residents of this state shall enjoy the same rights and privileges in property as citizens of this state.
Don’t you find it strange the people would enumerate in the Michigan Constitution jurisdiction over state owned land to the Michigan legislature but be silent concerning private property? And if you think that jurisdiction and police powers comes from common law, think again.
Article III § 7 Common law and statutes, continuance.
“The common law and the statute laws now in force, not repugnant to this constitution, shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitations, or are changed, amended or repealed.”
The people have never given the legislature constitutional authority over private property which included the Baker Pigs. Continue reading