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jboch

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.


Rich Fat Cat JB Pritzer HATES Your Guns

June 19, 2018
Rich Fat Cat JB Pritzer HATES Your Guns

JB Pritzer, who inherited $1.6 billion (with a ‘b’) from a hotel empire, has shown nothing but animosity towards gun rights for the little people.  While JB Pritzker has his armed security to protect his family, he opposes your right to own a gun to defend yours.   Hostility towards gun rights Just how...
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JB PRITZKER’S MENTOR? NJ Governor Blames Guns, Not Early Prison Release for NJ Spree Shooting

June 19, 2018
JB PRITZKER’S MENTOR?  NJ Governor Blames Guns, Not Early Prison Release for NJ Spree Shooting

  So New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, a hard-core leftist, signed six gun control bills last week in New Jersey's capital city, Trenton.  He said, and I quote, "Today, I’m proud to sign this series of common-sense gun safety bills into law to protect our children and families from the reckless dangers of gun...
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EVEN A FREE LUNCH! Join Guns Save Life at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago… September 22 & 23

June 19, 2018
EVEN A FREE LUNCH!  Join Guns Save Life at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago… September 22 & 23

Bellevue, WA – With an eye on this year’s mid-term elections and important pending Capitol Hill legislation, the 33rd annual Gun Rights Policy Conference is scheduled for September 21-23, 2018 in Chicago.   Co-hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, this year’s event is...
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AN AMERICAN HERO! New NRA President Ollie North coming to Effingham, IL July 19

June 19, 2018
AN AMERICAN HERO!  New NRA President Ollie North coming to Effingham, IL July 19

The new National Rifle Association President Oliver North will speak at 7pm on July 19th in Effingham, IL.  Yes, this stands as your opportunity to see an American icon and genuine hero in person right here in Central Illinois.  Of course, Illinois could use a real American patriot to come rally the NRA's base...
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IL Representative Peter Breen: He says he’s pro-gun, just like Barack Obama.

June 15, 2018
IL Representative Peter Breen:  He says he’s pro-gun,  just like Barack Obama.

  Peter Breen sold out gun owners in 2018 Representative Peter Breen (R – 48th / DuPage County) campaigned for State Representative by writing: “I strongly support the Second Amendment’s guarantee of every American’s right to keep and bear arms. I also support the application of the Second Amendment for the benefit of those...
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HUZZAH! Judge Grants Guns Save Life’s Motion to Block Deerfield Gun Ban

June 13, 2018
HUZZAH!  Judge Grants Guns Save Life’s Motion to Block Deerfield Gun Ban

Good news for the good guys!  Guns Save Life, with support from the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, filed for a temporary restraining order to block the implementation of the Village of Deerfield's black rifle ban.  Mere hours before the gun ban took effect, a Lake County judge found in favor of...
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GOOD FUN: Guns Save Life’s John Boch at Springfield Televised Town Hall

June 12, 2018
GOOD FUN:  Guns Save Life’s John Boch at Springfield Televised Town Hall

WICS 20 Television out of Springfield, IL hosted an hour-long town hall on "Guns in Illinois".   It ran live.  As the Guns Save Life Executive Director, I had the privilege of representing the gun owner perspective with a host of other panelists to talk politics, gun rights and more. Well, it went as...
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IMPORTANT: ISRA Apologizes to Bill Kay Chevrolet; ISRA announces meeting at SCHEELS in Springfield June 20.

June 12, 2018
IMPORTANT:  ISRA Apologizes to Bill Kay Chevrolet; ISRA announces meeting at SCHEELS in Springfield June 20.

The Illinois State Rifle Association put out an "Urgent Alert" three days ago, calling attention to, as they put it, a "West Suburban Auto Dealership To Host Gun Control Fund Raiser".   Based upon a Chicago Tribune Naperville Sun story (since edited) that mentioned an upcoming carwash "behind" the Bill Kay Chevrolet business, the ISRA...
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ILLINOIS: Teachers Take FREE Two-day Concealed Carry Course

June 11, 2018
ILLINOIS:  Teachers Take FREE Two-day Concealed Carry Course

Illinois concealed carry instructors Rick Noble and Dean Hazen hosted a free Illinois CCW class to school staff members this past weekend in Farmer City.  It went well, and garnered some nice coverage from both television and newspaper media outlets. From the Pantagraph: FARMER CITY — The growing threat of gun violence in America’s classrooms...
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SPACE REMAINS! GSL-Sponsored IDNR Wingshooting Clinic June 23 & 24.

June 11, 2018
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4 IDNR Youth/Ladies Wingshooting Clinic Saturday, June 23 & Sunday, June 24 Middle Fork State Fish & Wildlife Area Oakwood, IL (Vermilion County) Sponsored, in part, by Guns Save Life Teaching students the fundamentals of hitting a moving target with a shotgun with reasonable reliability. TO REGISTER:  (815) 258-8474 tdoyle2@msn.com $10 Registration Fee includes...
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