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.

SAF files motion for preliminary injunction in federal medical marijuana gun ban case

BELLEVUE, Wash. — March 19, 2024 — Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and two individual plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging the federal ban on gun ownership by medical marijuana users have filed a brief supporting their motion for a preliminary injunction in the case. The brief was filed in U.S. District Court for

By |2024-03-19T20:44:44+00:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: News|

Everytown’s report on juvenile shootings chock-full of errors, propaganda

by Lee Williams Children unintentionally shot and killed more than 157 people last year and wounded more than 270, or so Everytown for Gun Safety would have you believe. NBC News was the first media outlet to lap up this fake-news story. “The children who pulled the trigger were most often teenagers ages 14 to

By |2024-03-18T20:47:50+00:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: News|

Terrorism is a disease. Constitutional carry is the cure

FBI Director Christopher Wray must be frustrated. He issued one of the strongest terrorism warnings earlier this week, but few seemed to notice and even fewer seemed to care. Instead, the legacy media remained fixated on the testimony of former special counsel Robert K. Hur, who concluded that Joe Biden committed multiple federal crimes but

By |2024-03-14T17:01:52+00:00March 15th, 2024|Categories: Opinion|

ATF inspector stops firearm purchase claiming buyer smelled of marijuana

An ATF Industry Operations Investigator violated the Second Amendment rights of a central Florida man last month, when he ordered a gun dealer to halt a pistol sale because he believed the purchaser possibly smelled of marijuana. The Industry Operations Investigator, or IOI, who is based out of ATF’s Tampa Field Office, was conducting a

By |2024-03-11T20:51:31+00:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF wins summary judgement in California’s one-gun-a-month rationing case

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has been granted summary judgement in a federal challenge of California’s One-Gun-A-Month (OGM) purchase law. U.S. District Judge William Q. Hayes stayed his decision for 30 days for the defendants to facilitate an appeal. SAF is joined by the North County Shooting Center, San Diego County Gun Owners

By |2024-03-11T22:24:56+00:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: News|

The ATF Director and his mysterious 75-round clip

It turns out Joe Biden’s second choice to lead the ATF, Steve Dettelbach, wasn’t lying when he told his Senate confirmation committee that he wasn’t a firearms expert. Dettelbach appeared Sunday on CBS’ Face the Nation, accompanied by Agent Chris, whom the ATF Director described as one of his “leading experts.” From a public relations

By |2024-03-06T19:14:43+00:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Opinion|

CCRKBA: Ohio state Rep. Blackshear invents new term to demonize guns

BELLEVUE, WA – In what may be an effort to raise his political profile, State Rep. Willis E. Blackshear Jr.—a candidate in the 6th District State Senate race—has come up with a new term to demonize semiautomatic firearms, but it still won’t fool Buckeye State voters, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and

By |2024-03-06T21:38:05+00:00March 6th, 2024|Categories: News|

The truth about Florida State Guard’s special operations unit

Founders want to create similar special operations units across a coalition of states, which would not be subject to federal oversight or presidential authority. By Lee Williams When Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he was “reactivating” the Florida State Guard nearly two years ago, veteran special operators and business partners Brandon Graves and Tom Morton

By |2024-03-05T17:06:21+00:00March 6th, 2024|Categories: News|

#28! CCRKBA applauds Louisiana Gov. Landry for signing Constitutional Carry

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms is congratulating Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry for signing a “Constitutional Carry” bill Tuesday, fulfilling his promise to voters to champion their right to keep and bear arms. With Landry’s signature, Louisiana becomes the 28th state to adopt “permitless carry,” and CCRKBA

By |2024-03-05T20:12:55+00:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

More anti-gun groups fabricating mass-shooting data

There were 648 mass shootings in 2020, according to the Gun Violence Archive. Everytown claims there were 636, but the FBI says there were 50. Four additional groups have their own data. None of it agrees. Clearly, the gun-ban industry has figured out that by offering mass shooting data sets – regardless of their accuracy

By |2024-02-28T17:56:20+00:00February 29th, 2024|Categories: News|
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