• Debunking the New York Times Mexican lawsuit story and its anti-gun narrative

    by Lee Williams The New York Times has seized upon a lawsuit filed by the Mexican government against six American firearms manufacturers – which even the newspaper’s own experts admit is frivolous – as if it’s a holy writ, in order to add their political support to the Biden-Harris Administration’s calls for increased gun control. […]

  • Bill would stop U.S. Capitol Police from operating in Florida

    Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini is worried about the politicization of American law enforcement – especially when the agency in not accountable to the public. The conservative Lake County Republican is most concerned about the U.S. Capitol Police, which is opening field offices in San Francisco and Tampa, claiming that Florida and California are “where […]

  • The rise of an American secret police force

    Law enforcement is a state right. Our founders knew that concentrating too much power in any one federal agency – especially a law enforcement agency – could lead to a tyrannical police state. It was one of their greatest fears. After all, they knew a thing or two about tyranny, and it was something they […]

  • Special Report: The Gun Violence Archive and its scaring of America

    When most Americans hear the term “mass shooting,” they picture a crazed gunman stalking the halls of a school or a shopping mall, coldly and randomly executing innocent young victims. What does not come to mind are rival drug crews shooting it out in Chicago or Detroit, or a madman murdering his entire family. Yet […]

  • Bloomberg’s anti-gun activists now writing ‘news’ stories for USA TODAY

    Earlier this month, I wrote a story that showed how USA Today had partnered with Bloomberg’s anti-gun propaganda factory, The Trace, for an investigative series – a collaboration which violated more than a few of the Gannett-owned newspaper’s ethical principles. Now, it appears that the relationship between Bloomberg’s anti-gun activists and USA TODAY has grown […]

  • Leaked ATF report: Private gunmakers are criminals, terrorists and violent extremists

    If there is any federal agency that can be counted on to create a problem just to justify their own existence it is certainly the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. When it comes to overhyping the next “threat” to the homeland – regardless of the facts – the ATF seldom disappoints. The embattled […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. Of these counties, 1,137 made […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. As soon as the funds […]

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

    Friends, 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. (Note: We don’t […]

  • 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.” For those of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. They filled an entire box truck.  […]

  • 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. (Villanueva didn’t specify the timeframe.) What he called “forcible rape” […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.   […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. His life was destroyed. He briefly considered suicide as a […]

  • 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 […]

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