• Verifying Biden’s ‘rogue gun dealers cause crime’ theory

    The Second Amendment Foundation’s Investigative Journalism Project sent a FOIA to the ATF to verify the President’s most recent claims.

    Joe Biden announced more executive orders Wednesday, in addition to a new zero-tolerance policy for “rogue gun dealers,” who he now claims are responsible for violent crime increases in five major cities historically controlled by Democrats.… Read the rest

  • No, NPR, there aren’t 400 Second Amendment Sanctuary counties in the US — there are 1,930

    Taxpayer funded National Public Radio tries to downplay and trivialize the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement, without letting the facts get in their way.

    To be clear, there are 1,930 counties that have now become Second Amendment Sanctuaries, which is more than 61% of all the counties in the United States.… Read the rest

  • Column: The case for abolishing the ATF

    Editor’s note: This is an opinion column. I alone am responsible for the content.

    No one makes a better case for abolishing the ATF than the ATF.

    There has never been a federal agency with such little regard for the sanctity of human life, with such a history of failure, with such antiquated duties and responsibilities, with such a propensity to overreact, with such an addiction to good press, with such a willingness to bend over for any politician in charge, and – as we currently see playing out – with such little regard for the constitutional rights of American citizens.… Read the rest

  • Brady gun control group taking second taxpayer-funded COVID bailout

    The anti-gun group has cost taxpayers more than $1 million.

    The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence will soon receive a second taxpayer-funded PPP loan of $579,530, which was approved by the Small Business Administration just last month.

    Last year, the gun control group received a PPP bailout of $695,000.… Read the rest

  • SAF’s investigative journalism project: An update from your editor


    It’s been just over a month since we launched the Second Amendment Foundation’s Investigative Journalism Project, so it’s time for an update.

    Thanks to you, our pro-gun stories are hitting hard. We’ve been able to shed some light on major Second Amendment issues, which were completely ignored by the legacy media.… Read the rest

  • USA TODAY partners with Bloomberg anti-gun advocacy group for investigative series

    Gannett’s flagship newspaper violates many of its own ethical principles.  

    The editor’s note posted at the end of the stories says all you need to know: “For this project, USA TODAY partnered with The Trace, a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to improving public understanding of gun violence, increasing accountability and identifying solutions.”… Read the rest

  • Stolen Valor: Gunmaker with DoD contacts falsely claims to be a Green Beret

    Blaine Campbell, chairman and president of CheyTac USA, was never a Special Forces weapon sergeant as he claims.

    Blaine Campbell never donned a Green Beret, at least not officially. He never served in Special Forces, although his rifles have.

    Campbell never jumped into Pineland – the mythical setting of Robin Sage, the final field exercise that all aspiring Special Forces candidates must pass before earning their SF tabs and coveted Green Berets.… Read the rest

  • Florida appeals court warns trial judges their power to seize guns is limited

    Trial judges need specific information about physical threats before ordering firearms seized, according to the Florida Second District Court of Appeal.

    It took a team of 15 lawmen and court bailiffs an entire day to remove all the firearms and ammunition from Alecs Dean’s Southwest Florida home last year.… Read the rest

  • There’s no better example of ‘may issue’ ignorance than the Los Angeles County Sheriff

    Despite skyrocketing violent crime rates, Sheriff Alex Villanueva steadfastly refuses to allow his constituents to defend themselves.

    Violent crime is skyrocketing in Los Angeles County, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced yesterday on Instagram.

    Homicides have increased more than 95% compared to the same timeframe last year.… Read the rest

  • New Jersey Attorney General misusing his office to shut down out-of-state firearm businesses

    New Jersey’s Attorney General is ordering firearm products banned in the Garden State, and then extorting thousand of dollars from out-of-state firms through lawsuits.

    When I worked at a newspaper in Delaware, I was intimately aware that if I strayed across the border into New Jersey with any weapons, ammo or mags and got caught, I would likely spend the rest of my life in a state prison.… Read the rest

  • It’s Bill Clinton’s fault

    Democrats now want more gun dealers so they can conduct more background checks and deter more crime, but the shortage can be traced back to Bill Clinton.

    Senators Chris Murphy, (D-Conn.), and John Cornyn, (R-Texas), have met in secret recently – behind closed doors – to negotiate a way to expand federal background checks.… Read the rest

  • More than half of US poised to become Second Amendment Sanctuary

    With Texas governor’s signature, more than half of the country will be a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

    All it takes is the stroke of a pen – one pen to be precise. 

    When Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs HB2622 into law, which he’s expected to do any moment, more than half of the country will become a Second Amendment Sanctuary.… Read the rest

  • Special Report: Red-flagged at age 14

    Eli Pagunsan’s life changed forever when California officials branded him as a potential school shooter.

    by Lee Williams

    It’s not easy for Eli Pagunsan to talk about the ordeal that began seven years ago, when he was a high school freshman in Riverside County, California.… Read the rest

  • Debunking the ‘ghost gun’ propagandists

    Americans have been building guns in their homes since before there was a United States of America, but the anti-rights crowd wants all that to end.

    by Lee Williams

    Home-built firearms built this country.  

    Long before we rebelled against England — while we were still a British colony — folks were making guns in their homes.… Read the rest

  • Bias exposed: Media asks Bloomberg groups how to cover mass shootings

    Gun-control activists want reporters to pledge in writing to cover gun violence their way.

    Have you ever heard of The Trace?

    It describes itself as the “only newsroom dedicated to reporting on gun violence.”

    It has slick digital packages that are chockfull of stories, photos and videos, so it’s easy to confuse the Trace with an actual news website.… Read the rest

  • Nearly half of all U.S. Counties are now Second Amendment Sanctuaries

    The number of states, counties and cities declaring themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries is skyrocketing.

    by Lee Williams

    There are few stories the mainstream media enjoys more than “trend” stories.Whether it’s plant-based fake meat, live-streamed workouts, celebrity podcasts or Tic-Toc and other new apps, the media revels in reporting the latest trends that are sweeping the country – at least most of the time.… Read the rest

  • A pro-gun Brit responds to ‘Sir Max’ and his anti-gun foolishness

    Editor’s note: This guest column from Martin Hyde – an American businessman who immigrated from England to Florida 22 years ago – was written in response to an editorial from the Second Amendment Foundation’s Investigative Reporting Project. Mr. Hyde is primarying Congressman Vern Buchanan, R-FL16, because of Buchanan’s support for HB8.… Read the rest

  • Editorial: Another anti-gun Englishman denounces our Second Amendment rights and the Second Amendment Foundation


    Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings is one of the preeminent British journalists and military historians.

    As a foreign correspondent for the BBC, he covered 11 wars and reported from more than 60 countries.

    In 1982, Hastings was the first reporter to enter Port Stanley, after the British military kicked out the Argentinians and liberated the Falkland Islands.… Read the rest

  • A letter from your editor

    Welcome, friends, to what is the most important undertaking of our lives.

    We’re at war, you see, an information war – or in this case a misinformation war – is being waged against our gun community and our gun culture.

    The anti-gunners have resources that the pro-gun community does not, namely billions of dollars, a growing list of corporate supporters, the President and his administration, Congress and the mainstream media, which will parrot whatever the gun prohibitionists want regardless of whether it’s true or false.… Read the rest


    BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation today announced that award-winning investigative reporter and editor Lee Williams has been chosen to serve as chief editor of SAF’s Investigative Journalism Project.

    “Lee has unique skills as an editor, investigative reporter and as a guardian of the Second Amendment,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M.… Read the rest

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