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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.


Guns Save Life Offers Free Firearms Class for Illinois Educators

June 21, 2019
Guns Save Life Offers Free Firearms Class for Illinois Educators


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Illinois State Police demand compliance from the dead in new Gun Dealer Licensing scheme

June 20, 2019
Illinois State Police demand compliance from the dead in new Gun Dealer Licensing scheme


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NRA Suspends NRA-ILA Head Chris Cox

June 20, 2019
NRA Suspends NRA-ILA Head Chris Cox


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Woman’s gun stops violent ex- when Restraining Order fails

June 20, 2019
Woman’s gun stops violent ex- when Restraining Order fails


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Democrat prexy candidates finding that Gun Control doesn’t play all that well in Peoria …or anywhere else

June 19, 2019

Don’t pity the poor Democrat clown car of candidates wanting the party’s nomination to run for President. Coming from deep Democrat strongholds, some believe that aggressive campaigning for gun control will get them the nomination. After all, thoughts of gun confiscations sometimes sends a thrill up the leg of their friends. However, polling data...
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MOLON LABE, BABY! Smug Senator Morrison says her mind is changed: ‘Maybe we’ll just have a confiscation and you won’t have to worry about paying a fine’

June 12, 2019
MOLON LABE, BABY!  Smug Senator Morrison says her mind is changed:  ‘Maybe we’ll just have a confiscation and you won’t have to worry about paying a fine’

You answered our call to show up at the Deerfield Public Library Tuesday evening for the Julie Morrison (pictured above) town hall meeting.  And you made her and Rep. Bob Morgan squirm. The highlight of the evening was little Julie losing her temper to Mike Weisman’s interrogation over the logic of her wanting to...
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Sigale’s Supreme Court Case Brief Looks Good…

June 12, 2019
Sigale’s Supreme Court Case Brief Looks Good…

David Sigale filed his brief yesterday in the Illinois Supreme Court case of Vivian Brown.  Looking it over today, I liked what I saw.  Sigale did a good job, scoring a solid base hit in his effort to overturn the FOID Act for Illinois residents. You can download it and read it here. Yes,...
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IDNR Women/Youth Wingshooting Clinic coming June 22 & 23. Space remains!

June 12, 2019

Got kids and want them to be able to hit moving targets with a shotgun?  Ladies, do you want to out-shoot the boys?  Here’s your chance to get some top-notch instruction to do all of the above.  Sign up for either Saturday June 22nd or Sunday June 23rd.  It’s extremely affordable too! Instructor Terry...
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ELEVEN DAYS LATE: Sigale’s brief accepted by the Illinois Supreme Court. Have a look…

June 11, 2019
ELEVEN DAYS LATE:  Sigale’s brief accepted by the Illinois Supreme Court.  Have a look…

David Sigale, the attorney handling Vivian Brown’s case that could result in an Illinois Supreme Court ruling striking down the Illinois Firearms Owners ID Act filed his brief in the case today.  It came eleven days late, and was allowed after Chief Justice Karmeier approved it. This is in follow-up to our post criticizing...
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DEADLINE MISSED: David Sigale misses filing deadline in Illinois Supreme Court FOID Case

June 10, 2019

What happens when you forgo hiring a team of the nation’s best, top-notch lawyers and instead hire a one-man shop attorney?  Sometimes you get an attorney who misses the filing deadline for your Supreme Court case to invalidate the FOID Act.  Yes, attorney David Sigale missed the Friday, May 31st deadline for filing his...
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