Click to see Fox News' update on the trouble at Gibson guitars.
In the year since armed federal marshals raided and seized
guitars from the Gibson guitar factories in Tennessee, over
their allegedly importing and using rosewood and ebony exported
from India, there still have been no charges filed.
According to reports, the Department of Justice was attempting
to enforce the Lacey Act, a century old law passed to regulate
bird feathers but amended several years to also include certain
With no movement on the case, Gibson guitars remains in what
many are calling "legal limbo" and putting them at a severe
competitive disadvantage in having to use less popular wood
while other guitar manufacturers continue using imported ebony
Grassfire Nation has been at the forefront of this "free
market" battle since it began, and we are urging citizens to
"Stand with Gibson" until the DOJ takes definitive action in
their case against Gibson guitars.
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an overreaching Obama Administration. I am also demanding that
the DOJ bring closure to this case so that Gibson guitars can
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