The intent of Lacey is noble and hard to argue against. Everyone knows that forests worldwide are in trouble and that illegal activity is a big part of the problem.
Two days ago, I pointed out Senator Rand Paul mislead the public regarding the arrest of two men for violating the Lacey Act by illegally harvesting lobsters. Senator Paul responded and implied that it was I, in fact, who was mislea... Read Post
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) introduced legislation to scale back a law that lawyers point to as a prime example of how the growing number of federal statutes ensnare citizens for activities they don?t know are illegal. Read Post
Some of the world's greatest and most vital forests are currently being threatened by illegal exploitation. The Lacey Act not only helps save these woodlands from destruction, but it also supports indigenous communities who are prot... Read Post