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.

Biden’s Stolen Valor rant is no surprise to gun owners

Joe Biden walked onstage in front of a group of veterans Friday and then stole their valor. Biden told the veterans his Uncle Frank was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge, but somehow never received the Purple Heart. Biden claimed he first learned of the oversight when he was vice president, from his father.

By |2022-12-19T15:54:08+00:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: News|

SAF, CCRKBA to celebrate ‘Bill of Rights Day,’ note big Second Amendment victory

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and its sister organization, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, said this year’s “Bill of Rights Day” observance Thursday, Dec. 15 will have a special significance thanks to this year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision strengthening the Second Amendment. “For more than 200 years,

By |2022-12-14T19:26:16+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: News|

ATF targets 74-year-old Florida man selling guns at a flea market

Charles “Chuck” Palmatier will serve one year and a day in a federal prison for selling guns at the Volusia Flea Market in Deland, Florida without a Federal Firearm License. According to a press release, the ATF first warned Palmatier that he needed to stop selling guns without an FFL. “According to court documents, on

By |2022-12-12T22:25:43+00:00December 13th, 2022|Categories: News|

Anti-gunners ignore the best way to stop domestic violence, make it harder for women to defend themselves  

The worst domestic violence I have ever seen involved a woman whose husband was out on bond for blinding their son with a baseball bat. He had struck the child so viciously he lost his eyesight. The woman had a temporary protection order against her husband, and a court date for another hearing. She never

By |2022-12-08T19:42:22+00:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|

CCRKBA condemns ATF plan to destroy ‘Fast and Furious’ guns.

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today condemned a reported plan by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to destroy firearms associated with Operation Fast & Furious, the deadly Obama-Biden administration’s “gun walking’ scheme that turned into a national scandal. Published reports say the

By |2022-12-08T19:51:22+00:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: News|

Oregon asks judge to delay permit-to-purchase requirement of Measure 114

The hypocrisy of Oregon Measure 114 proponents is on full display. Among the components of the new voter-approved ballot initiative that many view as unconstitutional is a permit-to-purchase, which requires an “in-person demonstration before an instructor certified by a law enforcement agency,” in addition to a background check, fingerprints, a photograph and any “additional information

By |2022-12-06T10:32:52+00:00December 6th, 2022|Categories: News|

SAF files second federal lawsuit challenging Oregon Measure 114

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) has filed its second lawsuit in federal court challenging tenets of Measure 114, the Oregon gun control package narrowly approved by voters in November. This is the fourth federal challenge to the gun control measure, which mandates training and the acquisition of a purchase permit by any

By |2022-12-03T16:07:54+00:00December 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|

Federal judge stops California’s attempt to stop SAF gun lawsuit

A federal judge in San Diego has rejected an attempt by the State of California to moot a Second Amendment Foundation lawsuit seeking to overturn a Golden State statute designed to penalize any plaintiffs, and their attorneys, in cases challenging California gun control laws. The case is known as Miller v. Bonta. The eight-page order was signed by

By |2022-12-02T17:39:17+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: News|

New study by frustrated anti-gun researcher doesn’t tell the whole story

More than 1 million Americans were killed by firearms from 1990 to 2021, and firearm deaths increased markedly during the pandemic, according to a study published Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association network titled: “Trends and Disparities in Firearm Fatalities in the United States, 1990-2021.” Firearm deaths reached their lowest point in

By |2022-12-01T16:14:29+00:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: News|

How to stop school shootings

My heart sinks every time I see breaking-news graphics announce another school shooting. It’s like a gut-punch – the lost lives, the suffering of the wounded, the horrors the First Responders must encounter, and the families that will never again be whole. The blame and blood-dancing usually start before the bodies are even recovered. The

By |2022-11-29T15:25:10+00:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|
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