Fedzilla threatens to seize musical instructions from summer concerts and arrest musicians for violating a federal law that they never knew existed. Welcome to America where every possible human activity has been criminalized.
Lawmakers are scrambling to save the summer concert season from federal agents poised to seize the instruments of rock and country stars because the wood used to make them may have been illegally harvested--and without their knowledge....The 112-year-old Lacey Act regulates the trade in bird feathers for hats and was amended in 2008 to cover wood and plants.
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