About Lee Williams

Lee Williams, who is also known as “The Gun Writer,” cofounded Armed American News. Lee is also the chief editor of the Second Amendment Foundation’s Investigative Journalism Project, and serves on the board of Florida Carry, Inc. Until recently, he was an editor for a daily newspaper in Florida. Before becoming an editor, Lee was an investigative reporter at newspapers in three states and a U.S. Territory. Before becoming a journalist, he worked as a police officer. Before becoming a cop, Lee served in the Army. He’s earned more than a dozen national journalism awards as a reporter, and three medals of valor as a cop. Lee is an avid tactical shooter.

Southwest Airlines baggage handler confesses to stealing guns

A Southwest Airlines baggage handler has confessed to stealing five firearms from checked bags, according to a story from The Hill. Mark Hunter, of St. Louis, was sentenced to six months in prison and three years of probation, the newspaper reported. A Southwest Airlines passenger reported his pistol missing

By |2021-12-01T23:03:45+00:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Special Report: Police chief group pushing Bloomberg’s anti-gun propaganda

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) claims to be the world’s largest and most influential professional association for senior police executives, and like many of its members and major donors, it is devoutly anti-gun. An investigation by the Second Amendment Foundation’s Investigative Journalism Project revealed that the top IACP donors include billionaire

Firearms background checks top 687,000 during Black Friday week

Editor's note -- This just in from the National Shooting Sports Foundation: NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearm industry trade association, revealed that the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 687,788 background checks during the week leading up to and including Black Friday. FBI’s NICS recorded 187,585

By |2021-11-29T18:26:31+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Huh? CNN claims there have been 641 mass shootings this year – almost two per day

In an online story published Friday, CNN admits they used data from the debunked Gun Violence Archive to claim there have been 641 mass shootings in the United States during 2021 – an average of 1.94 mass shootings per day. Think about that – nearly two mass shootings per day. I’m surprised the legacy

By |2021-11-26T17:01:15+00:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |

Keane: New polling confirms Americans’ widespread support for the Second Amendment

New polling confirms Americans are increasingly rejecting gun control calls amidst circumstances that have left them feeling exposed to danger and unsafe in their communities. Americans, by the millions, have turned those anxieties into empowerment by purchasing a firearm, exercising their Second Amendment right for protection and rejecting gun control politicians and their schemes.

By |2021-11-23T17:42:43+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

The left is loco over the Rittenhouse verdict, and it’s fun to watch

Just seconds after a Kenosha jury of five men and seven women found that Kyle Rittenhouse used his AR as it was intended, for self-defense, the anti-gun zealots went bonkers – crying, wailing and gnashing their teeth – nearly apoplectic with rage and disbelief. When the other side is screaming, babbling incoherently and imploding

I don’t deserve a rifle case this good

I am so happy we partnered with Cedar Mill Fine Firearms. They continue to impress. We’re reviewed their incredible Discreet Concealment Guitar Rifle Case (the cool factor is still off the charts) and their Rifle and Pistol Cleaning Kit (it’s still the best deal out there), and now they sent their Slim Double Rifle

Kyle Rittenhouse verdict exposes the media’s obsession with wokeness, not truth

I knew Kyle Rittenhouse would be acquitted. So did you. So did half of the country – the rational half. After all, it was a textbook case of self-defense. Rittenhouse was in fear for his life, so he used deadly force to save himself. Pretty simple, really. For a legal defensive gun usage, Kyle

Second Amendment Foundation condemns ACLU’s statement after Rittenhouse verdict

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today condemned the American Civil Liberties Union for what it called a “deplorable reaction” to the not guilty verdict in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse by a jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Following the verdict, the ACLU posted this message via Twitter: “Despite Kyle Rittenhouse’s conscious decision to

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