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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.


BETTER BLOOMBERG AD: Every town ad revamp attacked by Bloomberg, now posted at LiveLeak

August 1, 2014
BETTER BLOOMBERG AD:  Every town ad revamp attacked by Bloomberg, now posted at LiveLeak

  A couple of days ago, Bloomberg’s Every Town for Gun Control group – the one he started with a cash infusion of $50 million – released a video that was supposed to doom pro-gun U.S. Senators from three states. That or get them to eat more vegetables and less meat or something like...
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ILLEGAL UPDATE: Illegals beat USC grad student to death with bat

August 1, 2014
ILLEGAL UPDATE:  Illegals beat USC grad student to death with bat

…and the family of the deceased student from China were unable to enter the U.S. for a week because of immigration paperwork.  How’s that for irony? That’s right:  A group of illegals, in this country without proper immigration paparwork, beat Xinran Ji, 24, to death as part of a robbery.  Actually, they beat him...
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HEY HEY! Shotgun News covers GSL using Chicago’s money to teach kids to shoot

July 31, 2014
HEY HEY!  Shotgun News covers GSL using Chicago’s money to teach kids to shoot

  Robert Hunnicutt from Shotgun News profiled the happy aftermath of Guns Save Life spending the last of Chicago’s Gun Buy Back money to buy ammunition to teaching 150+ kids how to shoot safely. We helped these kids establish a solid foundation for a lifetime of gun ownership, shooting enjoyment and personal safety. Thanks...
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A DARN SHAME: California’s biggest gun control pimp faces RICO charges

July 31, 2014
A DARN SHAME:  California’s biggest gun control pimp faces RICO charges

  Leland Yee, arguably California’s biggest die-hard proponent of control and best friend forever of the Brady Campaign and Michael Bloomberg, now faces additional criminal charges relating to his corruption as a California state senator. Yee was busted this spring trying to sell guns to islamist rebels. Yeah, a big advocate of gun control...
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French media’s definition of “arsenal of war”… It’s all relative.

July 31, 2014
French media’s definition of “arsenal of war”…  It’s all relative.

French police found some guns on a bus bound for London. The French media described it as a veritable “arsenal de guerre”. Here’s what they found:  “three loaded automatic pistols, three Smith & Wesson revolvers and a semi-automatic Luger, as well as two Italian-made firearms, a Czech-made firearm, a silencer and almost 500 rounds...
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Obama’s sanctions expected on Russian ammo

July 30, 2014
Obama’s sanctions expected on Russian ammo

Got ammo? That’s a question you may be asking yourself at your local Wally World or neighborhood gun store here soon. GSL president John Boch told members that ammunition supplies were expected to begin to dry up this fall because of a powder shortage. Now we have President Obama adding his two Kenyan shillings...
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BLOOMBERG FAILS AGAIN: Bloomberg’s latest ad fail; portrays women as weak and helpless

July 29, 2014
BLOOMBERG FAILS AGAIN:  Bloomberg’s latest ad fail; portrays women as weak and helpless

A woman profiled in Glock’s ad (above) versus a woman profiled in Bloomberg’s ad (below). Which do you want to be, ladies?  Helpless, dependent upon others and pleading for your life in Bloomberg’s world, or confident and in control as a gun owner? It’s your choice, Mr. and Mrs. America.   So, Michael Bloomberg...
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86-year-old IL Concealed Carry Licensee shoots at armed robber to defend police officer UPDATED

July 29, 2014
86-year-old IL Concealed Carry Licensee shoots at armed robber to defend police officer UPDATED

Yet another defensive gun use involving an Illinois concealed carry licensee occurred this past weekend at Route 83 and Cicero in Crestwood, IL, a Chicago suburb. A carry permit holder told police he observed an armed robbery in progress inside an AT&T location (pictured above) and remained outside to prevent any other innocents from...
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GOOD NEWS, WE THINK: Rauner up 14-points over “Clueless” Quinn in IL Governor’s race

July 29, 2014
GOOD NEWS, WE THINK:  Rauner up 14-points over “Clueless” Quinn in IL Governor’s race

Bruce Rauner, the billionaire who is a big question mark on guns, is up 14-points over Illinois’ bumbling Governor Patrick Quinn in a poll taken July 28th. We say “good news, we think” because Bruce Rauner hasn’t reached out to any of the major gun groups in Illinois, nor has he completed and returned...
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EPIC FAIL: Thugs storm house, failing to notice sticker on car out front

July 28, 2014
EPIC FAIL:  Thugs storm house, failing to notice sticker on car out front

  A home invasion trio became a duo Sunday shortly after lunchtime in Indianapolis after storming a near northside home. Outside the home was an SUV with a subtle “Molon Labe” sticker. Inside the home were a couple of guys.  With guns.  And the knowledge, skills and attitudes to employ them to repel violent...
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