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Pushback begins: Opposition to downstate 2nd Amendment rebellion from surprising locations…

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August 22, 2012
Pushback begins:  Opposition to downstate 2nd Amendment rebellion from surprising locations…

(Guns Save Life.com) – Yesterday, the McLean County State’s Attorney Ron Dozier released a statement to the media (republished below) saying that he would not prosecute FOID-card holders who are arrested for merely exercising Heller and McDonald affirmed 2nd Amendment rights. As we mentioned in our original news release ahead of the announcement, all...
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Edwards County State’s Attorney announces refusal to charge FOID holders for concealed carry

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August 21, 2012
Edwards County State’s Attorney announces refusal to charge FOID holders for concealed carry

CHICAGO (FOX Chicago News) – A prosecutor in Southern Illinois won’t enforce the state’s ban on carrying loaded, concealed handguns and other state’s attorneys may soon announce the same policy. State’s Attorney Mike Valentine said he believes it’s unconstitutional for Illinois to prohibit people from carrying loaded firearms in public. If you’re otherwise law-abiding,...
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USCCA: Criminals and the Guns They Carry

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August 20, 2012
USCCA:  Criminals and the Guns They Carry

  US Concealed Carry has a great article by Greg Ellifritz on studying your enemy to better understand and defeat him. An excerpt:   “If you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss.” Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu said this more than 2000 years ago in...
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UPDATED! Blockbuster announcement: McLean Co. State’s Attorney says “No charges for FOID holders merely exercising 2nd Amendment rights”

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August 20, 2012
UPDATED!  Blockbuster announcement:  McLean Co. State’s Attorney says “No charges for FOID holders merely exercising 2nd Amendment rights”

Bloomington, IL (Guns Save Life) – McLean County State’s Attorney Ron Dozier is set to announce publicly today, Monday, August 2o, to the media and residents of McLean County, Illinois, his decision not to prosecute Firearm Owner Identification Card holders who are arrested for merely possessing a concealed weapon in violation of Illinois’ prohibition...
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U.S. troops ordered to carry loaded guns on base.

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August 18, 2012
U.S. troops ordered to carry loaded guns on base.

U.S. troops have long been tasked with fighting with one hand tied behind their backs with silly, politically correct rules of engagement. You know, things like, “we can’t target enemy combatants because they’ve run into a building that might be a mosque or might have “innocent” civilians inside.”  That’s not how we successfully prosecuted...
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Which Shooting School Is For You? How to Choose the Right Training Class

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August 16, 2012
Which Shooting School Is For You?  How to Choose the Right Training Class

  The Daily Caller has an excellent article on selecting a shooting school. We ran a similar article relating to training available in the midwest recently in GunNews and reprinted it here. Excerpt: You’ve chosen a school; I would like to pass along some information that might make your tuition dollars go further. This...
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SCANDALOUS: Treasure Hunter’s Roadshow shutting down…

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August 15, 2012
SCANDALOUS:  Treasure Hunter’s Roadshow shutting down…

It’s been a bad couple of years for little Jeffrey Parsons, who first surfaced on the Guns Save Life radar in 2010 when his show rolled into Champaign-Urbana, IL and offered one of our Colt collectors $225 for a pair of $10,000+ Civil War-era Colts. The GSL-member and Colt collector owner had taken the...
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Darnall’s NRA Youth Camp 2012

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August 14, 2012
Darnall’s NRA Youth Camp 2012

PHOTO GALLERY Bloomington, IL (Guns Save Life) – Darnall’s GunWorks and Ranges hosted their 18th annual National Rifle Association Youth Shooting Camp July 26-29th west of Bloomington, IL. One hundred thirty young people ages 8-16 showed up to enjoy a long weekend learning basic firearm safety and the safe and responsible use of firearms...
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Champaign gun “buy back” flop sees intimidation, questions and unpublished conditions while netting a mere 25% of expectations

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August 14, 2012
Champaign gun “buy back” flop sees intimidation, questions and unpublished conditions while netting a mere 25% of expectations

Champaign, IL (GunsSaveLife) – The former Urbana Assembly of God church, now known as Stonecreek Church, sponsored a gun “buy back” in Champaign on Saturday August 4th.  One family turning in guns was greeted with lots of questions and a healthy dose of rudeness and intimidation while another man was turned away at the...
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THANKS CHICAGO! Chicago gun buy-back money sponsors NRA Youth Shooting Camp

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August 10, 2012
THANKS CHICAGO!  Chicago gun buy-back money sponsors NRA Youth Shooting Camp

(Guns Save Life / The Truth About Guns) – On Saturday, June 23, three of Guns Save Life’s intrepid members, Chris Betley, John Sutter and Steve Fuller drove to Chicago to participate in the city’s annual gun “turn-in” event titled, “Don’t Kill A Dream Save A Life.” The guns “surrendered”, by and large, were...
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