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.

Arkansas Senators: ATF did not use bodycams during fatal SWAT raid

Arkansas Republican Senators Tom Cotton and John Boozman are pushing for answers about ATF’s March 19th SWAT raid, during which Little Rock Airport executive Bryan Malinowski was shot and killed in his own home. “The Department of Justice confirmed to us last night that the ATF agents involved in the execution of a search warrant

By |2024-04-20T14:46:25+00:00April 20th, 2024|Categories: News|

Arkansas AG demands answers, bodycams from ATF over fatal SWAT raid

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin has serious questions for ATF officials about their botched March 19 SWAT team raid, which killed Little Rock Airport executive director, Bryan Malinowski, in his home. And if ATF has bodycam footage of the fatal raid, Griffin wants to see that, too. “As someone who couldn’t be a bigger law

By |2024-04-16T20:25:48+00:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF files memo of support for injunction in medical marijuana 2A ban case

BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation has filed a memorandum supporting its motion for a preliminary injunction with a federal court in Pennsylvania in a challenge of the federal ban on gun ownership by medical marijuana users. The case, known as Green v. Garland, was filed earlier this year in U.S. District Court for

By |2024-04-12T18:34:48+00:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: News|

SAF: New ‘background check’ rule another step in Biden’s war on guns

BELLEVUE, WA – The Biden administration’s new rule to expand background check requirements for private gun sales amounts to another attack on America’s gun owners, the Second Amendment Foundation said in response. “This is a continuation of the Biden war on guns,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb. “It is another

By |2024-04-11T17:11:46+00:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: News|

Who will ATF shoot next?

The ATF went to Bryan Malinowski’s West Little Rock home last month spoiling for a gunfight, and they got one. Now, a good man is dead – the latest victim of ATF’s overly aggressive tactics and complete disregard for the sanctity of human life. ATF has yet to comment officially on the March 19 killing,

By |2024-04-10T20:38:19+00:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Opinion|

How one small gun club is fighting to save Missouri’s shooting range protection act

During its heyday, the Glendale Shooting Club located near Robertsville, Missouri, was home to shotgun, silhouette, high-power rifle, handgun and Cowboy Action shooters. It hosted regular matches, including the Bauer Brothers Cup, and had around 400 active members. Today, the clay shooting is long gone as are the matches, and the members – only around

By |2024-04-05T15:04:16+00:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: News|

Washington State AG joins losing side in Pennsylvania gun-rights case

BELLEVUE, WA – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is among 18 attorneys general whose amicus brief to the Third U.S. Court of Appeals in a Second Amendment Foundation case challenging discriminatory gun laws in Pennsylvania was on the losing side in an attempt for an en banc rehearing before the court. Ferguson, a Democrat

By |2024-03-28T21:41:57+00:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: News|

Despite its slick marketing, LA-based nonprofit 97Percent is 100-percent anti-gun

The California-based nonprofit 97Percent took its name from a debunked Quinnipiac poll that claimed 97% of Americans supported mandatory background checks. The group calls the remaining 3-percent “loud voices who have crowded out conversation and prevented collaboration between gun owners and non-gun owners.” 97Percent never addresses the problems associated with polling gun owners, including their

By |2024-03-26T14:52:46+00:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: News|

ATF SWAT raid that killed Arkansas man raises more questions of excessive force

Bryan Malinowski, the 53-year-old executive director of the Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, died two days after exchanging gunfire with ATF agents who raided his home at 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. His death raises questions about whether he knew he was trading gunfire with federal agents, or if he thought their no-knock raid

By |2024-03-21T23:28:10+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

BREAKING: ATF almost complies with a federal law

Senior ATF officials must have noticed Joe Biden’s shockingly low poll numbers and realized that their war against law-abiding American gun owners will soon be lost. Now, the ATF is taking steps to clean house as much as possible and get rid of any proof that they violated the civil rights of millions of Americans,

By |2024-03-20T15:34:16+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Opinion|
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