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.

Oregon appellate court rules it is illegal to deny rifle, shotgun sales to 18 to 20-year-olds

The Oregon Court of Appeals last week reversed a lower court’s decision to toss out an age-discrimination lawsuit against a gun retailer. Instead, the appellate court ruled that it is illegal deny gun sales to buyers who are 18 to 20 years old. The original case was brought on behalf of Brandy Dalbeck, an

By |2021-10-19T15:49:07+00:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Second Amendment Foundation wins in Pennsylvania gun range ban case

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal court has granted a preliminary injunction in a case involving zoning restrictions designed to ban a gun range in Robinson Township, Pennsylvania, the Second Amendment Foundation announced. The case is known as Drummond LLC v. Robinson Township. Plaintiffs in the case are William Drummond, GPGC LLC and SAF. The

By |2021-10-22T18:47:10+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

ATF in no hurry to release data that proves Biden lied

It took the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives more than three months just to acknowledge receipt of a simple FOIA request. Quite the work ethic they have there – 106 days just to reply to an email. That’s crazy slow, even for the ATF. Most federal agencies work a lot harder to

By |2021-10-22T18:47:40+00:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |

Keane: Terry McAuliffe invokes ‘public health crisis’ for his gun control plan for Virginia

Democratic candidate for Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe is proving that once government officials learn they can use a crisis to deny basic freedoms, they’ll find a crisis every time. McAuliffe has decided that Virginia has a public health crisis when it comes to criminal violence. For him and the rest of Virginia’s gun control politicians, there’s

Can you buy dependable body armor for under $200?

The experiment was simple: try to find NIJ-compliant level III body armor that won’t break the bank. There are a couple things to keep in mind. First, I’m a 50+year-old civilian. Neither Delta nor Devgru are going to ask me to help take doors anytime soon, so I don’t need the best armor money

By |2021-10-19T20:47:07+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews|Tags: , , |

What a victory could look like in Supreme Court’s upcoming Second Amendment case

Can the government stop you from carrying a concealed handgun in public? That’s the question before the United States Supreme Court in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen: “Whether the Second Amendment allows the government to prohibit ordinary law-abiding citizens from carrying handguns outside the home for self-defense.” As the petitioners

BREAKING: Guns.com stops mandatory vaccination plan for employees

Guns.com has retracted its mandatory vaccination policy, according to an internal email obtained by Armed American News. "Based on continuing conversations and questions, the COVID-19 vaccine will NOT be required for employees of Guns.com," co-CEOs Greg Minkler and Brandon Thompson said in the email, which was sent to all employees. "We are committed to

By |2021-10-12T21:17:05+00:00October 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Second Amendment Foundation suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom, other officials over gun show prohibitions

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and two California gun rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s restrictive regulatory scheme covering the sale of firearms and ammunition as it applies to gun show operations in the state. Joining SAF are the California Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc., South Bay Rod

By |2021-10-07T20:37:24+00:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Keane: The reason behind the Smith & Wesson move to Tennessee

The decision to move a flagship manufacturer isn’t easy. It’s also not hard when legislators target an industry for destruction. Smith & Wesson That’s the case with Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc., which recently announced it will move its headquarters and a large portion of their manufacturing from Springfield, Mass., to Marysville, Tenn. The

Chicago legalizes dueling!

A “business” dispute between two cliques of a young gentlemen’s club known as the Four Corner Hustlers resulted in a shootout Friday morning in Chicago’s Austin community. One club member was killed, two were wounded. Chicago Police sent their SWAT team to break up the fracas. Police found more than 70 spent shell casings

By |2021-10-07T20:47:57+00:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |
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