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 plan: Eliminate gun dealers, eliminate guns

On Monday, we revealed that under the Biden-Harris administration revocations of gun dealers’ Federal Firearm Licenses (FFLs) have increased a stunning 500%. Under previous administrations, the ATF revoked an average of 40 FFLs per year. But in the 11 months since Biden has occupied the White House, the ATF has revoked 273 FFLs, and

By |2022-05-21T20:19:05+00:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Weekly Ammo Report

Welcome to Armed American News’ newest feature: The Weekly Ammo Report. It is sponsored as a public service by Lane Elkins, owner of Cheap Gun Club.com. Lane buys and sells ammunition for a living. He’s a seasoned pro who knows the ammunition marketplace better than most. Here are his weekly observations and prognostications:

By |2022-05-16T17:22:11+00:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

SPECIAL REPORT: ATF Federal Firearm License revocations up a staggering 500%

In the years before the Biden-Harris administration took over the White House, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives usually revoked an average of 40 Federal Firearm Licenses (FFLs) per year. But, in the 11 months since Joe Biden declared war on “rogue gun dealers,” the ATF has revoked 273 FFLs – an

By |2022-05-21T20:18:05+00:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A media guide to concealed, open, constitutional and other types of carry

Dear media friends, There seems to be a lot of confusion lately about the various types of firearms carry. I hope this clarifies the issue for you: Concealed Carry – the carrying of a handgun concealed, usually by the owner’s clothing. This usually requires a license of permit from a state government. To be

Biden using complicit media to target First and Second Amendments

Journalists were once champions of Free Speech. Some even went to jail for the beliefs. Nowadays, they are openly calling for increased government censorship and regurgitating anything else the Biden-Harris administration desires. The Fourth Estate has muzzled itself and abrogated its once powerful government watchdog role, which even critics said was vital to the

Check out our newest feature: The Weekly Ammo Report

Welcome to Armed American News’ newest feature: The Weekly Ammo Report. It is sponsored as a public service by Lane Elkins, owner of Cheap Gun Club.com. Lane buys and sells ammunition for a living. He’s a seasoned pro who knows the ammunition marketplace better than most. Here are his weekly observations and prognostications:

By |2022-05-02T18:43:08+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Open carry is not the same as constitutional carry, USA Today

Every single time the legacy media writes about guns, gun rights or any Second Amendment topic they screw it up – every single time … I have holsters older than must of today’s reporters, so my expectations are already pretty low. For example, I don’t expect to see a column touting the pros and

BREAKING: DeSantis predicts Florida will pass constitutional carry

At a press conference Friday morning in Williston, Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis predicted the legislature will pass constitutional carry, but he didn’t say when. “Well, the one thing I wanted the Legislature to do, and I think we will do it – I can't tell you exactly when – but I'm pretty confident I

By |2022-04-29T16:51:24+00:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Woke media pounce on sheriff who advocates shooting home invaders

Santa Rosa County (Florida) Sheriff Bob Johnson describes himself as a cop, not a politician. He certainly has the résumé. Johnson started at the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office in 1993. He has served on the department’s SWAT team for 20 years, worked as a major crimes detective, supervised the narcotics unit, worked as

Twitter quietly removing shadow bans and other restrictions from conservative accounts

Over the past few days, I and other conservatives have noticed unprecedented activity on our Twitter accounts. The reach of our posts has increased dramatically, as has their engagement. Activity such as likes, replies and retweets has spiked sharply. According to several longtime followers, our tweets now show up in their news feeds. Before,

By |2022-04-28T19:03:34+00:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , |
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