This is a trend that doesn’t need to be reformed. It needs to be ended and it needs to be ended now. That government agencies can confiscate property with you being convicted of anything is outrageous.
“Americans understand the importance of the principle of innocent until proven guilty. However, a problematic, growing government program turns this long-standing ideal on its head. Civil forfeiture allows law enforcement to take personal property without even accusing individuals of a crime, much less proving them guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.”