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http://www.gunssavelife.com/?page_id=68 CCRA/GSL member for 15 years and VP for almost as long. Lead instructor for GSL Defense Training with nearly 15-years experience as a handgun instructor and more recently rifle instructor as well, teaching hundreds of people (kids and adults like) basic firearm safety and handling skills. Editor emeritus of GunNews. Grew up in Hillsboro, IL. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Alumni. Works as an office manager during the day, publication editor at night and firearms instructor on the weekends. Firearm training junkie. Graduate of shooting schools taught by nationally-known instructors Massad Ayoob (Lethal Force Institute, 299/300 qualification score), John Farnam (Defense Training International), Pat Rogers (EAG Tactical), “Sully” Sullivan (Defensive Edge), John Krupa (Spartan Tactical Training Group, class top individual combined skills shooter), Frank Sharp (Fortress Defense), Steve Tarani and classes from numerous other regional and local instructors on firearms and defense topics as diverse as exhibition shooting (shooting trap with a rifle among other fun stuff), defensive knife, speed skills and first aid. United States Rifle Association Certified Instructor, Appleseed Intructor (in training), NRA Certified Rifle, Pistol and Personal Protection in the Home instructor. Teaches primarily with GSL Defense Training, but does 100% volunteer work for USRA, RWVA and the longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp in the USA, recently promoted to running the pistol line there. Married to guns and firearms training, and enjoys photography, flashlights, amateur radio as hobbies. Shares the home with three furry ferrets and a delightful woman who could do better than John. Terribly unlucky, John has tragically lost most of his guns and ammo in a series of boating accidents.


GOOD NEWS: Good gun bills poised to pass at the federal level

March 28, 2015
GOOD NEWS:  Good gun bills poised to pass at the federal level

Gun rights supporters in Washington D.C. are working behind the scenes to attach pro-gun legislation onto bills Barack Obama is likely to sign. It spells good news for you and me, and bad news for Michael Bloomberg and his fellow billionaire buddies who spend tens of millions of their fortune to try to fool...
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GUN HATERS IN FULL RETREAT: Concealed carry with license okay. Universal reciprocity very bad.

March 28, 2015
GUN HATERS IN FULL RETREAT:  Concealed carry with license okay.  Universal reciprocity very bad.

Remember when gun haters worked with every fiber of their being at their job opposing firearm rights – at least 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday while on the clock – to oppose handgun ownership?  You might not.  There was a group called the Coalition to Ban Handguns in the 1970s.  It was later...
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NO BLOOD, ONLY SAFETY: Illinois’ CCW opponents slowly coming around

March 27, 2015
NO BLOOD, ONLY SAFETY:  Illinois’ CCW opponents slowly coming around

People who hate guns always say that more guns will result in blood in the streets.  Concealed carry?  Oh my!  People will be killing people over parking spaces and in disputes in the check-out line at the grocery store! They made claims that Florida would be the GunShine state when it was about to...
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GIVE ‘EM SHAHADA! Two would-be lslamic warriors nabbed in Illinois

March 27, 2015
GIVE ‘EM SHAHADA!  Two would-be lslamic warriors nabbed in Illinois

We’ve written at length that more Islamic jihad is coming to America – and how to prepare for it.. The mainstream media loves to cover up for Muslim attacks on American soil, but Americans know it when they see it.  September 11th Islamic attacks, the Muslim major at Ft. Hood (we won’t use the...
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ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES: Leftist bully goes from CFO to foodstamps

March 27, 2015
ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES:  Leftist bully goes from CFO to foodstamps

Remember Adam Smith? Of course not.  He’s a jackwagon whose two minutes of “fame” cost him his awesome job as a company Chief Financial Officer, his house, his career.  He and his family are now on foodstamps.  Why?  Because he was a complete, unhinged bully to some poor young woman named Rachel working at...
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GOOD GUYS: Where to eat on Broadway St. at NRA’s Nashville convention

March 27, 2015
GOOD GUYS:  Where to eat on Broadway St. at NRA’s Nashville convention

The NRA Convention is set to land in Nashville in a couple of weeks (April 10-12, 2015), you need to know the lay of the land if you’re a card carrying good guy.  Card-carrying, for those in Rio Linda, means you’ve got that little card in your wallet that licenses you to carry firearm(s)...
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ILLINOIS WIN! Ivory ban defeated in committee

March 26, 2015
ILLINOIS WIN!  Ivory ban defeated in committee

    You know those witness slips? They work.   UPDATE:  The final tally of witness slips, which helped sink this proposal, was 174 in opponents, and six proponents.  Notably, the IDNR had “no position”.   Today, the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee defeated Senate Bill 1858 with a 4 to 6 vote. ...
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LAUGHABLE: An epidemic of “Children” getting shot? Hardly.

March 26, 2015
LAUGHABLE:  An epidemic of “Children” getting shot?  Hardly.

  Gun control extremists and other, like-minded sycophants love to publicize what they describe as an “epidemic” of children being injured or killed by “gun” violence. It isn’t until you dig under the hood that you’ll find they love to consider “children” anyone aged 19 and under. Take the story in USA Today “Epidemic:...
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100% WIN: OHIO now recognizes all states’ carry licenses

March 25, 2015
100% WIN:  OHIO now recognizes all states’ carry licenses

Add Ohio to the states that recognizes all other states’ carry licenses.  Including Illinois’. Effective Monday, March 23rd. The new law:  (Analysis) Provides that if a person who is not an Ohio resident and has a valid concealed handgun license from another state, regardless of whether the other state has entered into a reciprocity...
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DON’T LET A DUMMY TAKE YOUR LIFE: A former gangbanger talks guns & gangs

March 25, 2015
DON’T LET A DUMMY TAKE YOUR LIFE:  A former gangbanger talks guns & gangs

An former gang member, or so he claims, offers his two cents on gangs, guns, and so forth.  I’ve bolded a few point I thought most notable.  Glean from it what you will. From Reddit: Disclaimer: I am a former gangmember. I have no convictions, and am not a prohibited person. All my firearms...
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