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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.

Florida open-carry amendment dies in two days

Florida’s quest for full-blown constitutional carry has garnered the attention of the nation’s pro-gun movement and drawn the ire of the gun-ban industry. Twenty-five states have already passed constitutional carry, so Florida could become the “majority state,” which terrifies those opposed to civil rights. Two bills are rocketing through the state legislature in Tallahassee: HB

By |2023-03-23T19:22:15+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF scholar to testify before Congress Thursday about ATF abuses

BELLEVUE, WA – When the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability convenes Thursday to discuss alleged abuses by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), one of the people offering testimony will be attorney Matthew Larosiere, who serves as an adjunct scholar of law and policy for the Second Amendment Foundation. The

By |2023-03-23T19:23:07+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

Gun Review: 80% Arms GST-9 Pistol Build Kit

Americans have been making guns in their homes since before there was a United States of America – but not this American. My gun-building history was nonexistent. I’ve replaced some furniture and muzzle devices on a few AKs, but that’s about it. So, when David from 80% Arms called and said he wanted to send

By |2023-03-22T16:15:32+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Product Reviews|

Uvalde cops now blame the AR for 21 murders, not their own cowardice

Law enforcement is dangerous. That’s why departments issue handguns, spare mags, Tasers, pepper spray, batons, shotguns, ARs and body armor, and spend millions of taxpayer dollars every year making sure their officers know how to use deadly force with some modicum of proficiency. If you can’t accept the danger, do not apply. Pinning on a

By |2023-03-21T21:38:45+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Opinion|

CCRKBA: No money for ATF until Dems stop attacks on Second Amendment

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is today calling on Congress to block funding for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the Fiscal Year 2024 budget until Democrats and federal bureaucrats publicly recognize Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens, and stop their attacks

By |2023-03-21T20:47:41+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|

CCRKBA condemns Democrats war on freedom; Rights under attack

BELLEVUE, WA – Gun owners in several states where Democrats control the legislative process are facing an onslaught of gun control and prohibition legislation and the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today condemned what appears to be the party’s war on freedom in state capitols across the country. “We are

By |2023-03-16T16:30:17+00:00March 15th, 2023|Categories: News|

Biden’s executive order on gun is about restrictions, not safety, CCRKBA says

BELLEVUE, WA – President Joe Biden’s new executive order on guns won’t reduce gun-related violent crime, nor will it make our communities safer, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Biden signed the executive order Tuesday in Monterey Park, California. He is bypassing Congress, “with the goal of increasing

By |2023-03-14T21:00:44+00:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

Second Amendment Foundation challenges handgun ban to young adults

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and its partners in a federal lawsuit challenging the prohibition of handgun sales to young adults have filed an appellant’s brief with the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. The case is known as Reese v. ATF. Joining SAF are the Louisiana Shooting Association,

By |2023-03-14T17:42:35+00:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: News|

Colorado news site calls for ‘shaming, humiliating and castigating’ gun owners

In a recent editorial, the left-leaning news website Colorado Newsline called on its readers to publicly confront gun owners, because “only when gun absolutists become social pariahs can the nation start to establish comprehensive reform, allowing community members to attend schools, shop at grocery stores and visit nightclubs without fear of being torn to shreds

By |2023-03-13T19:08:06+00:00March 14th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|
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