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 response brief in challenge to Pennsylvania sheriff’s warrantless searches

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a challenge to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s effort to conduct warrantless searches and seizures from licensed firearms retailers in the county have filed a brief in response to objections by the defendants, in support of an application for summary relief. SAF is

By |2023-11-07T18:45:40+00:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: News|

The Trace tries to clarify its story, still claims to be journalists

Tali Woodward, Bob Woodward’s daughter and editor-in-chief of Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun propaganda factory, the Trace, says there is a simple reason why her freelance reporter Ted Alcorn told a gun maker he was writing a story for Wired, which was later published by the Trace. “As frequently happens in journalism, Alcorn reported the story on

By |2023-11-07T16:40:18+00:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|

The Trace interviews less-lethal gun maker by claiming story is for tech magazine

The Trace – former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun propaganda factory – has proven once again it is completely devoid of ethics and reliable only as a source of fake news. The Trace wants the public to believe it’s an actual newsroom comprised of actual journalists. It calls itself “The only newsroom dedicated

By |2023-11-03T19:37:38+00:00November 6th, 2023|Categories: News|

2023 will be a banner year for the ATF, unfortunately

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will set a record this year. ATF agents have already put more gun dealers out of business than ever before, and there are still two months left. The ATF does not make it easy to track its progress in Joe Biden’s war against American gun owners and

By |2023-11-02T17:00:59+00:00November 3rd, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF: New Maine revelations show authorities failed the public

BELLEVUE, WA – New revelations in the aftermath of the mass shooting which took 18 lives in Maine provide growing evidence authorities failed when they might have prevented the deadly attack, the Second Amendment Foundation is noting, while criticizing calls for a slate of new, restrictive gun control laws. The Boston Globe reported that the

By |2023-11-02T18:02:21+00:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: News|

New Poll: Majority of Americans favors strict enforcement, not new gun laws

BELLEVUE, WA – A new Rasmussen survey conducted in the aftermath of the Maine mass shooting substantiates what the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms has said for years: Americans think enforcement of existing gun laws would do more to prevent gun-related violence than passing new laws. According to Rasmussen, 57

By |2023-11-01T18:17:50+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: News|

Biden’s war on ‘rogue’ gun dealers now a war on all gun dealers

Shortly after taking office, Joe Biden weaponized the ATF and then announced a zero-tolerance policy for “rogue gun dealers,” who he claimed were responsible for increased violent crime rates in many major U.S. cities. “Rogue gun dealers” the President explained, are those Federal Firearm Licensees who willfully transfer a firearm to a prohibited person, and/or

By |2023-10-30T17:53:52+00:00October 31st, 2023|Categories: News|

Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in SAF’s California gun show case

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in California has granted a preliminary injunction in a Second Amendment Foundation challenge of two California statutes prohibiting gun shows at the Orange County Fairgrounds and on state-owned property, while denying a requested stay to allow the state time to file an appeal. “This a huge victory for both

By |2023-10-30T20:24:37+00:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

Oklahoma lawmaker wants grand jury to investigate ATF raid of constituent

If Oklahoma State Representative Justin “JJ” Humphrey gets his way, the ATF agents who raided his constituent’s home last June will all be arrested and charged with multiple state crimes as well as civil rights violations. Humphrey, who has served as a law enforcement officer for more than 30 years, prepared a probable cause affidavit

By |2023-10-26T20:29:52+00:00October 27th, 2023|Categories: News|

ATF’s pursuit of Larry Vickers is about headlines, not justice

The ATF wants to imprison a decorated American soldier for a series of victimless crimes, even though the federal regulations he’s accused of violating may not be constitutional, and questions about ATF’s potential involvement in the case remain unanswered. The same federal agency that ran guns across the border into Mexico – which were used

By |2023-10-24T15:28:50+00:00October 25th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|
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