Paul Arends is a contributing writer for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

By Paul Arends

Foreword

"Preserving" History at Bayonet Point

Preserving historic homes and buildings is a noble and worthy endeavor. But it is best accomplished using voluntary means, not the coercion of government "historic district commissions," which infringe on private property rights and often have the effect of delaying or preventing renovations of important landmarks. … more