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Holder's
Push for
"Smart
Guns"

The SAFE
ACT Rots the
Big Apple

Detroit's
Armed
Citizens

DID GUN-BANNING CALIFORNIA SENATOR LELAND YEE TAKE US ALL FOR A RIDE?

FROM GUN-BANNER
TO GUN-RUNNER?
"

ypocrisy" is a word we frequently use when describing gun-ban politicians, and
for good reason-they often seek to disarm law-abiding Americans while having
armed guards for their own protection. But seldom has that word seemed more
appropriate than in describing California State Sen. Leland Yee.
Yee, a longtime supporter of restrictive gun control laws and recipient of the
Brady Campaign's highest rating is now under indictment for alleged illegal
trafficking of firearms, among numerous other serious charges. In fact, he has even
dropped his bid to become California Secretary of State because of the charges.
According to the criminal complaint, Yee is charged with conspiracy to traffic in firearms without
a license and to illegally import firearms. The indictment alleges that Yee accepted cash from an
undercover  agent seeking to purchase illegal weapons.
The Sacramento Bee reported that Yee was arrested along with Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a
former Chinatown organized crime figure who once served time in prison for gun trafficking, and
who radical gun control supporter .. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, -Calif., later praised as a model of
reform. The paper separately reported that, "The  affidavit attached to the corruption case of state
Sen. Leland Yee details a world of armaments: bulletproof vests,
revolvers, assault rifles, shoulder-fired rockets and mines."
-, a San Francisco-area television station, reported
that Yee "asked for campaign donations in exchange for
introducing an undercover  agent to an arms trafficker."
Court documents posted with the - article assert that,
"According to Senator Yee, the arms dealer had contacts in
Russia, Ukraine, Boston and Southern California ... Senator
Yee said, 'Do I think we can make some money? I think we
can make some money. Do I think we can get the goods? I
think we can get the goods.' ... Senator Yee said, 'Because, I'm
getting a little more into this, it's not just Russia; the Muslim
countries have sources too' ... Senator Yee asked [another
person involved] if he wanted 'automatic weapons' as opposed to semi-automatic weapons."
It's interesting to note that Yee is more than just a gun control supporter. He is a long-time leader
in California's gun-ban movement, having pushed many anti-gun bills over the past several years.
In , the Brady Campaign rated Yee an "+" and named him to the group's so-called
"Gun Violence Prevention Honor Roll." In bestowing the "honor," the Brady Campaign noted that
Yee had sponsored legislation to require semi-automatic handguns to have micro-stamping features
and had supported a variety of other gun control proposals.
Of course, we believe that a person is innocent until proven guilty, and this case is no exception.
But if the charges against Yee are found to be true, going from a gun-banning legislator to a big-time
illegal gun trafficker has to be seen as the height of hypocrisy, however you describe the word.

... Yee "asked for
campaign donations
in exchange for
introducing an
undercover FBI
agent to an arms
trafficker."
Anti-gun
Calif. State
Sen. Leland Yee
and Raymond
"Shrimp Boy"
Chow are under
indictment for
alleged illegal
arms trafficking
and other
serious crimes.

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