The New York Daily News columnist Nancy Dillon is out with a new piece blasting FedEx for shipping guns, but not live animals. Literally. She’s mad FedEx won’t let you put a chicken in a box and overnight it somewhere in America because she thinks a gun is more dangerous than said live animal:

Her opener:

Want to ship your stamp collection via Federal Express? Think again.

Want to send Uncle Morty’s ashes to his son in Nebraska? Not gonna happen.

How about a lottery ticket? You won’t have any luck there.

You can’t send dead bodies, human organs, live animals, cigarettes, used tires or a host of other potentially hazardous items via FedEx — but you can send a gun.

Can the left get any more unhinged? Why is an unloaded firearm by any definition considered dangerous?

Oh, and coins and stamps aren’t risky. Blame the Feds for that. From the Abady Law Firm:

If U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) seizes your cash when transported through Express Consignments (i.e. FedEx, UPS, DHL) you will likely find that the alleged violations are of 19 U.S.C. §§ 1481, 1484 , and 19 C.F.R. Part 128.  Further, Customs will reason that you misdescribed currency/monetary instruments in express consignment shipments (typically the shipper does not describe the contents as “currency” because none of the carriers permit shipping currency). If this occurs you will be facing administrative forfeiture proceedings.  A seizure notice will be issued to the sender and recipient of the package. On that notice you will be told where the cash was seized, the date of seizure, the reason for the seizure, and a list of options to contest the forfeiture.  It is best to consult an attorney experienced in Customs matters at that point as a poorly planned strategy may end up leaving your cash forfeited to the United States government.






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