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BOCH: Illinois – Where to from here?

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BOCH:  Illinois – Where to from here?

by John Boch The 2018 midterm elections brought a surprisingly high turnout nationwide, including right here in Illinois.  With the votes tallied, Illinois’ Michael Madigan gained a Democrat supermajority in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly.   And JB Pritzker as governor. Land of Lincoln residents and business will get more taxes and fewer services from state government.  Count...
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TOXIC FEMININITY? Think Progress Editor Thinks Chicago Armed Robbery Victim Should Have Given It Up Instead of Shooting Her Attacker Dead

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A lot of us in Illinois enjoyed the story of the 25-year-old Chicago woman who struck down a goblin early one morning while waiting for a bus.  He ran up to the bus stop, stuck a pistol in her face and told her to give it up.  She gave it up alright, bringing up a revolver and shooting ne'er-do-well...
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OPEN CARRY: In a word, don’t.

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OPEN CARRY:  In a word, don’t.

  by Steve Davis, Esq. Guns Save Life Immediate Past President Greg Ellifritz always delivers some of the best presentations among the distinguished cadre at the Rangemaster Tactical Conference.  Based in Ohio, he works as a cop during the day and does top tier training on the side as the principal of Active Response Training (activeresponsetraining.net). Greg presents his...
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Teachers, Schools & Guns: Yes, we have armed teachers in Illinois

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Teachers, Schools & Guns:  Yes, we have armed teachers in Illinois

It’s no longer a matter “if” we should arm teachers. Today, it’s about implementing armed teachers nationwide. by John Boch Remember when we had to fight state by state to educate people on the proven benefits and public safety associated with right-to-carry?  Today we face similar battles when it comes to good guy guns in schools.   Yes, more...
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Feinstein Announces HUGE Anti-“Assault Weapons Bill” in the U.S. Senate

Feinstein Announces HUGE Anti-“Assault Weapons Bill” in the U.S. Senate

By Mike Keleher Yesterday, U.S. Senator  Dianne Feinstein (CA) sent out a press release touting an enormous attack on gun rights. called the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019. Anyone surprised by this? With Congress  back in session for a week now they not only start the year off in a Government shut down, they started with calls to increase...
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New Illinois Firearms Laws Take Effect January First 2019

New Illinois Firearms Laws Take Effect January First 2019

Photo Credit: Wikipedia By Mike Keleher Like most of you, I don't pay much attention to the sheer volume of laws passed each year by state law makers. This year, 1044 laws were approved by the legislature and signed off on by the governor. However, I do perk up when I see firearms related laws going into effect on...
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Bump Stock Ban Enacted-Federal Law Suit Filed Same Day

Bump Stock Ban Enacted-Federal Law Suit Filed Same Day

Photo Credit: Hinterlandoutfitters.com By Mike Keleher BATF& E rules banned the Bump Stock on December 18, 2018 and give owners until late March of 2019 to turn them in or destroy them. Also on 18 December, 2018, a lawsuit challenging the confiscatory ban was filed in Federal Court. A plaintiff and three gun groups filed the case under Guedes,...
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Christmas Cancellations…

Christmas Cancellations…

Merry Christmas!  And Happy Hanakkuh as appropriate. Because of the Christmas season, we have some meeting cancellations. The Board of Directors meeting normally on the fourth Thursday has been cancelled by orders of President Ryan Sweeney. The Chicagoland December meeting, normally on the last Sunday of the month, is cancelled. And the Pontiac January meeting – normally the first...
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Prepare to Defend Yourself & Assert Your Rights: The life you save may be your own.

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Prepare to Defend Yourself & Assert Your Rights:  The life you save may be your own.

by Steve Davis GSL Immediate Past President Image by Oleg Volk.  Used with permission. We defend your right to defend yourself. I’ve put forward that GSL mission statement on every stage and every platform during my tenure as president. We have remained true to that mission statement in years past, and will continue to do the same now that...
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Justice and the Law: Without confidence in the rule of law, people take matters into their own hands

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Justice and the Law:  Without confidence in the rule of law, people take matters into their own hands

by Steve Davis, Esq. Guns Save Life Immediate Past President When I graduated from the John Marshall Law School in 1979, I purchased a class ring. I still have that ring and frequently think about the Latin inscription on the ring “Lex Ancillary Justitiae.”  Roughly translated the inscription means that the law is subordinate to justice. I have often...
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The first step to staying safe: Recognizing that evil exists

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The first step to staying safe: Recognizing that evil exists

By Warren Lind In the last couple of months America has witnessed three high-profile murders of women who were exercising or playing sports alone: 1.  Mollie Tibbetts.  A knife-wielding illegal alien raped and then murdered this Iowa coed as she jogged alone. 2.  Cella Barquin Aramaean.  This Iowa coed and golf star, while playing on a golf course alone,...
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NICKEL: Gun Sanctuaries: A Powerful and Symbolic Message

NICKEL:  Gun Sanctuaries: A Powerful and Symbolic Message

Editor:  Guns Save Life welcomes a new member to our stable of contributing authors.  Please welcome Mr. Andrew Nickel, attorney at law.  He brings an outstanding, in-depth look at the Illinois Gun Sanctuary resolutions for his first piece.     By: Andrew Nickel There's a movement brewing in rural Illinois to protect law-abiding gun owners from the grasp of...
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Filthy Rich JB Pritzker loves gun control. African-Americans? Eh, not so much.

Filthy Rich JB Pritzker loves gun control.  African-Americans?  Eh, not so much.

Good old Sleazy JB.  He penned an op-ed in the Chicago Sun-Times recently in which he claims that gun bans, magazine bans and “full funding” of anti-gun groups will bring peace to Chicago’s violent streets.   For a filthy rich guy born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he's doing very well.  He has never worked a real...
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Why Don’t You Carry A Backup Gun?

Backup Gun

Millions of Americans conceal carry a gun every day. And that number keeps growing. Unfortunately, fewer people carry a spare backup gun. Innovations in smaller, lighter guns firing potent cartridges, along with my training, have sold me on the idea of a backup gun. And should cause you to consider one as well. I remember back in about 1995...
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