Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds - Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 10, Rand points out that the government of Honduras has a host of laws that govern the packaging, harvesting, and size of lobsters. In 1999, the National Marine Fisheries Service received a tip that David McNab, a Honduras businessman, was shipping undersized lobsters illegally into the United States. Rand notes the Fish and Wildlife Service that persecuted Gibson is a different agency entirely. He continues, noting that the NMFS confiscated a shipment of over seventy thousand pounds of lobster, without explanation to McNab or his American buyers. Eventually, the NMFS prosecuted under three provisions. The first was in relation to a 1993 regulation stemming from a 1973 statute which mentioned shipping lobster in cardboard boxes. The second prohibits harvesting lobsters with tails smaller than 5.5 inches. The third prohibits destroying or harvesting eggs of fish for profit. However when inspected...

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