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Chicago Isn’t Safe: High school football game stopped, cancelled after massive fight, stabbings, reports of gunfire

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September 8, 2012
Chicago Isn’t Safe:  High school football game stopped, cancelled after massive fight, stabbings, reports of gunfire

Another new normal with the new school year in Chicago. A brand new football stadium built is the sight of a massive brawl, reports of shots fired, stabbings and a huge police response. Just another Friday night in Chicago. Here’s the link to the story about the carnage.  Photos courtesy Chicago Sun-Times / NBC5....
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Chicago Isn’t Safe: Loaded school bus raked by gunfire

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September 8, 2012
Chicago Isn’t Safe:  Loaded school bus raked by gunfire

  Gunfire tore through a loaded school bus Friday morning in Chicago, narrowly missing the children on board. Chicago police had this to say:  “Police believe shots had been fired even before the bus came into the path of gunfire.” What?  Is gunfire in the morning the new normal in Chicago?  How can that...
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Africa safer than Chicago? For one family with two of six kids killed in Chicago, yes.

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September 7, 2012
Africa safer than Chicago?  For one family with two of six kids killed in Chicago, yes.

I’m not a big Neil Diamond fan, but one song he’s got has resonated with me and many others for decades now.  “America”, or sometimes known as “Coming to America” was released in 1980, at the end of the disastrous Jimmy Carter presidency and by 1981 it was a number one hit. http://youtu.be/FFwSzZQ4MVI A...
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NBC Chicago: GunNews is worth reading.

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September 6, 2012
NBC Chicago:  GunNews is worth reading.

We at Guns Save Life are pretty proud of our GunNews Magazine, which serves as our monthly journal, done on an all-volunteer basis, primarily by John Naese and John Boch. We’ve been publishing it for upwards of twenty years.  Today we publish 14,000 copies each month, which get mailed to our members and distributed...
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Dianne Feinstein proposes Democrat-sponsored ban on American’s favorite rifle.

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September 6, 2012
Dianne Feinstein proposes Democrat-sponsored ban on American’s favorite rifle.

And Democrats wonder why they are often labelled the party of gun control, especially urban Democrats? Here’s Dianne Feinstein, a sitting Democrat Senator from California, advocating a Democrat-sponsored ban America’s favorite, best-selling rifle and tens of millions of other guns yesterday at the Democrat National Convention.  Is she nuts? She’s probably not aware that...
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Albino buck found dead near Charleston, IL

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September 5, 2012

One of our Guns Save Life members found this rare albino buck and sixteen other deer  dead, from Bluetongue disease, a viral infection. The albino deer shown was found east of Charleston, Illinois along the Embarras river.    
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Latest from Harvard: Gun control is counter-productive to reducing crime, suicides

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September 5, 2012
Latest from Harvard:  Gun control is counter-productive to reducing crime, suicides

We at Guns Save Life have been working to educate folks that anti-gun laws, or “gun control” as the mainstream media likes to say, is a contributing factor, and not the solution to criminal violence. Well, it seems the gents in the ivory towers at Harvard have been stunned to find that adding gun...
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Right to Carry Town Hall Meeting: Saturday, September 15 in Bloomington.

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September 5, 2012
Right to Carry Town Hall Meeting: Saturday, September 15 in Bloomington.

The good folks at the Illinois State Rifle Association are hosting a right-to-carry town hall meeting on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from 10am to noon. The event will be held at the Double Tree Hotel at 10 Brickyard Drive in Bloomington. ISRA Executive Director Rich Pearson and other officers and directors of ISRA will...
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Another reason why you should carry at Wal-mart…

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September 5, 2012
Another reason why you should carry at Wal-mart…

  Guy watches for a customer to buy something he wanted then follows the customer out to the parking lot and robs him.  That’s a lot easier than getting a job and earning the money to pay for something we suppose.  Until someone pulls a licensed gun and shoots Mr. Armed Robber DRT.  ...
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Grace McKee: The heart of the matter – Why we carry

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September 5, 2012
Grace McKee:  The heart of the matter – Why we carry

  Grace McKee over at Packing Pretty had a great piece a while back that we really enjoyed, but did not have space in GunNews to reprint it. We bring it to you here.  Enjoy.  It’s well worth the read.   …Carrying a firearm is a sacrifice, a continual sacrifice. We sacrifice money (and...
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