June 6, 2014 12:39PM

Feds Hire, then Prosecute, Tree Trimmer

First the federal government wanted the trees to be trimmed in order to control the birds that nested there. Now the federal government wants to prosecute the tree‐​trimmer because his trimming affected the birds that nested there. Go figure.

For more instances of regulatory bullying, check out this recent Cato event, “Mugged by the State.”