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Jun 28, 2017

@reason @lucyparsonslabs There were over 6,000 seizures for property and cash under $500 during that time period in Cook County, according to my number crunching --> https://t.co/fb9Z2Ch7Zw

Jun 28, 2017

@reason @lucyparsonslabs Major caveat: that data didn't distinguish which alleged violation property was seized under. But, assuming drugs make up a big chunk ...

Jun 28, 2017

@reason According to the public records @lucyparsonslabs dug up, there were roughly 23K seizures in Cook County over the last 5 years.

Jun 28, 2017

@reason The bill would bar forfeitures under $500 for drug violations. Here's what that might look like in practice ...

Jun 28, 2017

@reason This bill would bar police seizures under $500 for drug and money laundering violations. Here's what effect that might have ...

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