Boneta Bill

‘Conservation’ Rule Fuels Land War in VA

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

“When an American family purchases and invests their hard work, sweat and love into a 64-acre farm zoned rural-agricultural, and then are told they can’t even engage in traditional agricultural practices, it is bait and switch,” says conservative VA farmer Martha Boneta. 

Live from FreedomFest: An Interview With Property Rights Heroine Martha Boneta

No citizen should be put through what Martha Boneta has faced to protect her liberty and basic rights from abusive government at any level.

Boneta Bill Passed; Virginians Need Teeth Against Zoning Abuses

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Fauquier Free Citizen

The Boneta Bill will lessen the need for litigation by giving localities incentive to enact and enforce zoning ordinances without violating property and other constitutional rights. It is targeted at the bad, and protects the good. Virginians regardless of political affiliation need this legislation.

VA Adopts Bipartisan Law Protecting Property Rights

Alex Newman, The New American

Property owners and farmers in VA are celebrating after another victory in the battle against oppressive gov't schemes infringing on private-property rights. The Boneta Bill was signed into law after a public uprising. 

Farmer Starts Property Rights Revolution

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

For normal Americans, it's "follow the law or face the consequences." It's time to hold bureaucrats to the same standard. Hopefully Boneta Bill 2.0 will be the next of many steps toward stopping the legal loopholes for government, and toward consequences for government bureaucrats who don't play by the rules.

Audited Farmer Faces More Thuggery

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, The Washington Examiner

IRS and county government target Martha Boneta, a farmer, has been forced to wear a bullet-proof vest.

Fitzgibbons Recounts the Harassment of Martha Boneta

We urge you to go to this page on the Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) website to post your comments in support of the Boneta Bill and the goal of enacting legislation to hold public officials accountable if they engage in the kind of harassment Martha Boneta has suffered at the hands of Fauquier County Virginia’s zoning authorities.