Ex-Calif. State Sen. Leland Yee, gun control champion, heading to prison for weapons trafficking

“It is extremely important that individuals in the state of California do not own assault weapons. I mean that is just so crystal clear — there is no debate, no discussion.” - Then Senator Leland Yee

By Yanan Wang

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This Wednesday, Yee received a five-year prison sentence for accepting bribes and trafficking in arms.

After initially denying culpability, Yee pleaded guilty to the charges last summer.

“I hope that in your sentencing of me, you will look at my entire life and not just these crimes I have committed,” the senator implored U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reported. “In the 67 years of my life, I have devoted much of it to the work of the community, to people here in San Francisco and in the state of California.”

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http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/leland-yee/


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One Response to Ex-Calif. State Sen. Leland Yee, gun control champion, heading to prison for weapons trafficking

  1. Richard A February 28, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    two faced liberal got caught red handed

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