10 Times The California Lawmaker Accused Of Trading Guns For Money Supported Gun Control

State Sen. Leland Yee, who fought for gun control in California, was arrested Wednesday for alleged conspiracy to illegally import firearms.

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State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) was arrested and charged Wednesday for allegedly accepting contributions in exchange for introducing an undercover agent to an arms dealer.

According to an affidavit, Yee discussed with the undercover agent how to obtain weapons worth $500,000 to $2.5 million from a Muslim separatist group in the Philippines and bring them to the United States.

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