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Buying pot is hazardous to your right to self-defense

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January 27, 2020

(GSL) – From even before Illinois’ new recreational marijuana law took effect, Guns Save Life has warned that buying pot will carry with it the risk of losing one’s firearm rights. After all, for now marijuana remains a federally prohibited drug. As such, possession, purchase and/or consumption puts users into the federally prohibited person...
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MAIN TOPIC: CHURCH SECURITY… GSL Chicagoland Meeting Sunday at DA’s Deli in Orland Park.

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January 25, 2020
MAIN TOPIC:  CHURCH SECURITY…  GSL Chicagoland Meeting Sunday at DA’s Deli in Orland Park.

The monthly Guns Save Life Chicagoland grassroots meeting will return Sunday, January 26th.  Find us at DA’s Deli and Dining in Orland Park, next to Home Depot.  Dinner and conversation will start around 4:30 and the meeting will start at 5:30. Our main speaker will be John Boch discussing all things Church Security.  You...
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STEALING FROM A CHARITY? REALLY CAROL? Special Prosecutor appointed in State Rep Carol Ammons (alleged) retail theft case

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January 25, 2020
STEALING FROM A CHARITY?  REALLY CAROL?  Special Prosecutor appointed in State Rep Carol Ammons (alleged) retail theft case

A special prosecutor has been appointed to consider formally charging State Representative Carol Ammons with retail theft for shoplifting a used Coach purse from a charity thrift store in Urbana, IL on Jan. 10th.  Store surveillance video recorded the incident at the Carle Auxiliary Retail Boutique. Ammons, who has shown nothing but overt antagonism...
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Shot Show 2020 A to Z

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January 23, 2020
Shot Show 2020 A to Z

By Mike Keleher What is it like to attend the SHOT show? It is enormous. That pretty much sums it up. Enormous. They will have 60-70 thousand visitors visit in three days-it’s like holding the Superbowl of firearms and firearm accessories inside a hotel expo center. I could not tell you how many miles...
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Live From the 2020 SHOT Show Industry Day At The Range

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January 21, 2020
Live From the 2020 SHOT Show Industry Day At The Range

By Mike Keleher Last year I found out the media is invited to a day of shooting other people’s newest guns and ammo on the Monday before the SHOT Show kicks off on Tuesday. Now I have enjoyed attending the world’s largest firearms trade show in the massive Sands Expo Center, but all those...
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36 big-dollar, dark money contributions fund 90% of March For Our Lives

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January 17, 2020
36 big-dollar, dark money contributions fund 90% of March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives holds itself up as a grassroots gun control org, much like Moms Demand Action. And just like the Moms, the (supposedly) student-led March For Our Lives organization gets their funding not from the little people, but from a group of big dollar donors. While the NRA and other gun rights...
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After Buying Marijuana, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Becomes a Federally Prohibited Person

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January 3, 2020
After Buying Marijuana, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Becomes a Federally Prohibited Person

Illinois passed a recreational marijuana legalization bill last year and on January 1, users could legally buy (heavily taxed) weed at a handful of locations around the state. Many locations reported long lines, but Illinois’ Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton used her VIP status to cut to the front of the queue and purchase some...
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Firearms and Air Travel Primer

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January 3, 2020
Firearms and Air Travel Primer

By Mike Keleher I know it can be pretty daunting to even consider taking a firearm with you when part of your trip includes air travel. The idea of losing control over your gun(s) in transit lodged inside checked luggage is a pretty scary thought. None of us want our legally owned and possessed...
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Buh-bye 2019. Only 2754 humans shot in Chicago this year!

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January 1, 2020
Buh-bye 2019.  Only 2754 humans shot in Chicago this year!

Photo credit: Brad Boniwel By Mike Keleher Well the good news to be touted by the city will of course be “Shootings down in 2019!”…yes indeed. They are down a whopping 7% since 2018…whee, that must be quite a source of solace for the paltry 2754 people who were shot in Chicago this year....
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THIN THE HERD: Central Illinois Coyote Hunting Competition

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January 1, 2020
THIN THE HERD:  Central Illinois Coyote Hunting Competition

Coyotes infest most of Illinois, killing game animals, including endangered species. They also pose a real risk to pets and small children alike. Besides semis and Buicks, ‘yotes have few natural predators. Aside from hunters and land owners sick of them. Do your part to help thin the herd. X RING CUSTOM will hold...
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