Lawmaker Thief A Perfect Representative For Gun-Grabbing Rights Thieves

Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea
Gun Rights Examiner David Codrea

USA –-( “California Lawmaker Pleads No Contest in Shoplift Case,” The Associated Press reports at Fox News.

“Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, D-Castro Valley, entered the plea in San Francisco Superior Court after the judge reduced a theft charge against her from a felony to a misdemeanor at a prosecutor's request.”

After she tried to lift $2,500 worth of clothes? How many of us mere mortals think we could get away with felony grand theft and have the prosecutor go to bat for us, and then walk away from it with no jail time, our jobs intact and a fine of less than the state sales tax on the items we lifted?

Oh, but there were mitigating circumstance, we are told: She has “a benign brain tumor.” But she’s getting treatment, her attorney assures us. And she’s all better now, back to the sound judgment we’ve come to expect from a California collectivist with the backing of a regressive electorate.

Except not so fast…

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David Codrea is a long-time gun rights advocate who defiantly challenges the folly of citizen disarmament. He is a field editor for GUNS Magazine, and a blogger at The War on Guns: Notes from the Resistance. Read more at

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    Hold on for a moment. In the world of Politicians her misconduct in this matter does not even move the needle or register on the Corruption Richter scale. Quite frankly it is more reasonable to believe her council's contention that a benign tumor is affecting her behavior.. I have seen similar behavior in Brain Damaged GI's and family members. So let's get off her case.. Accept the argument.. Just as it is reasonable and compassionate to accept her councils contention that she is suffering from bouts of poor judgement due to illness, the effects of benign tumor.. It is also… Read more »