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 wins preliminary injunction in challenge to ATF pistol brace case

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in Texas has issued a preliminary injunction in a Second Amendment Foundation challenge to the Biden administration’s new “Arm Brace Rule,” granting in part our motion. The case is known as SAF, et.al. v. ATF, et. al. SAF is joined in the case by Rainier Arms, LLC and two private

By |2023-05-25T22:23:11+00:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: News|

SAF moves for preliminary injunction in Maryland carry case

BELLEVUE, WA – Attorneys representing the Second Amendment Foundation and its partners in a federal challenge of Maryland’s concealed carry law, known as “SB1,” have filed a motion for a preliminary injunction in U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The case is known as Novotny v. Moore. The request for preliminary injunction

By |2023-05-25T17:29:14+00:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: News|

Poll shows alarming Democrat disregard for Second Amendment rights

BELLEVUE, WA – A new NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll released Wednesday shows an “alarming disregard by Democrats for the Second Amendment,” the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said. The poll, conducted May 15-18, revealed that “88 percent of Democrats think reining in gun violence is more important than protecting gun rights,

By |2023-05-24T21:05:21+00:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: News|

How will you support the Second Amendment today? Tomorrow?

Gun owners should be running the country given our numbers, at least that’s how it appears on paper. According to Ballotpedia data from last year, of the 31 states that allow voters to publicly indicate their political party affiliation, roughly 48 million were Democrats and 36 million were Republicans. The rest were independents, unaffiliated or

By |2023-05-22T18:04:36+00:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: Opinion|

Sam Slom, Second Amendment Foundation’s founding board member and secretary, dies at 81

BELLEVUE, WA – It is with great sadness that we note the loss of one of the Second Amendment Foundation’s founding directors and secretary, Sam Slom of Hawaii. He was 81. “Sam Slom was a giant in the Second Amendment movement,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “Sam inspired those of

By |2023-05-22T18:50:45+00:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

CCRKBA blasts ATF’s unlawful practices

BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today asked Congress to fully investigate allegations of “substantial waste, mismanagement and unlawful employment practices at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)” before approving the agency’s FY 2024 budget request of $1.9 billion. The Office of Special Counsel

By |2023-05-19T17:45:17+00:00May 19th, 2023|Categories: News|

CAUGHT! Biden using fake data to gaslight Americans on mass shootings

Joe Biden has always struggled with the truth. Whenever he wanders off script and speaks extemporaneously, he invents personal anecdotes – boldfaced lies, actually – in which he assigns himself the starring role. Whether he’s getting arrested in South Africa for trying to bust into Nelson Mandela’s prison cell, or bravely confronting AR-toting hunters in

By |2023-05-16T18:01:39+00:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|

SAF sues Maryland over restrictive new carry law

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of SB1, a bill signed by Gov. Wesley Moore, which has added new restrictions on where legally-licensed citizens may carry firearms for personal protection. Joining SAF are Maryland Shall Issue, the Firearms Policy Coalition and three private citizens, all of

By |2023-05-17T01:29:52+00:00May 17th, 2023|Categories: News|

Federal judge grants SAF’s request for preliminary injunction against New Jersey gun law

BELLEVUE, WA – A federal judge in New Jersey on Tuesday granted a preliminary injunction in part against certain tenets in the Garden State’s revised gun permit law, Chapter 131, chalking up a win for the Second Amendment Foundation and its lawsuit partners. In her meticulously researched 235-page ruling, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Renee

By |2023-05-16T18:08:33+00:00May 16th, 2023|Categories: News|

NBC pushing fake news about America’s rifle, again

In their latest hit piece about an inanimate object, NBC News once again ignores facts, common sense and takes frequent liberties with the truth. The story, which was somehow labeled news rather than opinion, was published Sunday, titled: “What makes the AR-15 so beloved and so reviled: A rifle with military origins has become one

By |2023-05-15T18:43:10+00:00May 16th, 2023|Categories: Opinion|
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