Anti-Gun Senator Charged With Trafficking Illegal, Black-Market Guns

By MBD March 28, 2014 You may not like guns, or you may think they’re just the thing to keep everyone safe. One thing that almost everyone can agree on is that the illegal black-market sale of guns poses a serious problem for society. Felons, prohibited from purchasing legal firearms often turn to the black-market for unregulated weapons. One should expect a senator known for his anti-gun positions to at least be consistent in opposing both legal and illegal guns. That’s not the case, however, with Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), who was recently charged with corruption and trafficking illegal guns. It seems that the California state senator with outspoken views about guns, only has a problem with legal guns, not illegal ones. Legal guns, it serves to reason, cut into his black-market trade of unregulated, illegal guns. Yee was arrested on Wednesday, booked and charged with illegally trafficking...

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