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GUN RIGHTS ACTIVISM MADE EASY: Witness slips.

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February 23, 2015
GUN RIGHTS ACTIVISM MADE EASY:  Witness slips.

The Illinois General Assembly has implemented online witness slips for interested parties to communicate with legislative committees prior to committee votes to either kill bills or to forward them on to the entire Illinois House or Senate. These are the latest way to influence the legislative process.  Below, John Naese writes a hypothetical conversation...
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TRAUGH: I’m “that guy” you never see carrying a gun everyday

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February 22, 2015
TRAUGH:  I’m “that guy” you never see carrying a gun everyday

By Ernie Traugh (Originally published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette.  Reprinted in entirety by permission of the author, who is not pictured above.)   Every day I get up and put on a gun. It’s part of my daily routine. No different from making coffee or feeding the dogs before I leave for work....
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SHARPE: On race, racism and the individual

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February 21, 2015
SHARPE:  On race, racism and the individual

  Racism Towards a Red Light “The smallest minority on earth is the individual” –Ayn Rand In my last contribution to the decline of Western literature I mentioned that it was the first is a series of articles addressing the national controversy surrounding peace officers and their interaction with the public. My plan...
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MILLER: She came with fear. She left with strength.

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February 15, 2015
MILLER:  She came with fear.  She left with strength.

  By Celeste Miller I was raised in a household where beliefs were firm and silly notions were told to see the front door. My parents are of strong character and mind. Growing up under their guidance greatly benefitted me; it still does today. I was never raised to fear guns. Perhaps fear those...
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ILLINOIS “NO GUNS” SIGNS: Dealing with them. Challenging them. Getting rid of them.

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February 12, 2015
ILLINOIS “NO GUNS” SIGNS:  Dealing with them. Challenging them. Getting rid of them.

NO GUNS Signage Dealing with them. Challenging them. Getting rid of them. “NO GUNS” signs have popped up like spring mushrooms across Illinois, both at public buildings and at a handful of private, commercial locations.  While we know that the signs do nothing to stop bad guys from committing violent crimes.  More likely actually,...
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YOU’RE WELCOME: Darren Wilson sends his thanks

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February 4, 2015
YOU’RE WELCOME:  Darren Wilson sends his thanks

So, I’m opening the mail from the last couple of days tonight and look what I found. A thank you card from Darren Wilson.  There was no return address, but it was postmarked St. Louis. You’re very welcome, Mr. Wilson. All the best to you, sir.      
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SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER: 10 minutes that could save your life

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February 2, 2015
SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER:   10 minutes that could save your life

The LA County Sheriff’s Office has released an excellent video entitled:  “SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER”. For the average person, it provides an excellent primer to surviving a spree killing event.  Yes, spree killings are rare, but that doesn’t mean they should be ignored as a potential threat.  Lightning strikes are rare as well, yet...
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MOHR: Life isn’t fair. Get over it. Better yet, overcome it.

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January 29, 2015
MOHR:  Life isn’t fair.  Get over it.  Better yet, overcome it.

FERGUSON & UNEQUAL TREATMENT: Life isn’t fair. Get over it. Better yet, overcome it. By Marsha Mohr Tonight I heard Michael Brown’s mother say that cop left the house that morning looking for someone to kill. My first reaction was “lady you’re nuts.” But then I thought for a moment, and maybe that’s what...
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KRUPA: Emergency Medical Action Plans for Live-fire Range Operations

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January 14, 2015
KRUPA:  Emergency Medical Action Plans for Live-fire Range Operations

By John Krupa III Used with permission. How many times have you been at the range and thought “What do we do if someone gets shot or injured during training?” You’d be surprised to learn that there are a lot of range facilities that do not have a posted Emergency Medical Action Plan (EMAP)...
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THE NEW NORM: Coordinated terror attacks in France have prudent Americans reconsidering defensive options

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January 12, 2015
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by John Boch The horrendous, coordinated terror attacks in France last week brought personal security to the forefront of a lot of people’s minds. The Muslim radicals that carried out France’s version of 9/11 reportedly acknowledged their status as sleeper cells, having at least some training prior to carrying out their attacks upon innocent...
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