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NICKEL: Gun Sanctuaries: A Powerful and Symbolic Message

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September 23, 2018
NICKEL:  Gun Sanctuaries: A Powerful and Symbolic Message

Editor:  Guns Save Life welcomes a new member to our stable of contributing authors.  Please welcome Mr. Andrew Nickel, attorney at law.  He brings an outstanding, in-depth look at the Illinois Gun Sanctuary resolutions for his first piece.     By: Andrew Nickel There's a movement brewing in rural Illinois to protect law-abiding gun...
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Filthy Rich JB Pritzker loves gun control. African-Americans? Eh, not so much.

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August 31, 2018
Filthy Rich JB Pritzker loves gun control.  African-Americans?  Eh, not so much.

Good old Sleazy JB.  He penned an op-ed in the Chicago Sun-Times recently in which he claims that gun bans, magazine bans and “full funding” of anti-gun groups will bring peace to Chicago’s violent streets.   For a filthy rich guy born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he's doing very well.  He...
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Why Don’t You Carry A Backup Gun?

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August 30, 2018
Backup Gun

Millions of Americans conceal carry a gun every day. And that number keeps growing. Unfortunately, fewer people carry a spare backup gun. Innovations in smaller, lighter guns firing potent cartridges, along with my training, have sold me on the idea of a backup gun. And should cause you to consider one as well. I...
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The Well Armed Woman in the Land of Lincoln

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August 29, 2018
DawnW

by Lori Sanner Former TWAW Illinois State Co-coordinator The Well Armed Woman (TWAW) started in January of 2012.  Founded by Carrie Lightfoot of Scottsdale, AZ, the group serves  as a comprehensive resource for women shooters.   Right away, it filled a hunger from women for a place where women could network, ask questions, seek...
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Back to School: Carry Options for Students At Campus Carry Universities

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August 28, 2018
collegecarry2

For the last two weeks, college students across America have headed back to school. Cars packed to the gills with stuff have unloaded into dorms and apartments. In addition to all the mini fridges, Xboxes, and hot plates, some of those students also have carry licenses. Even better, more states now allow licensed students...
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It Might Surprise You Who Helped Write Illinois’ New Lethal Violence Order of Protection Law

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July 19, 2018
RoweandCrew

On Monday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner surprised a lot of folks by signing two gun control bills.  First, he signed a bill to increase the waiting period on all gun purchases to three days.  Secondly, he signed the "Snitch Bill" or Lethal Violence Order of Protection bill.  In the end, gun owners now face...
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Join Guns Save Life at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago… September 22 & 23

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July 12, 2018
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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Is Old Ammunition Safe To Shoot?

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June 27, 2018
Is Old Ammunition Safe To Shoot?

As a long-time firearms instructor, people ask me all sorts of questions. All questions have merit, especially for people new to guns. Among these questions, folks will ask about the safety of shooting old ammunition. I tell them that in general, old factory-loaded ammunition should be safe to shoot. The ammo gods showered me...
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HAVE A PLAN: Guns Save Life’s Fall Election Plan Comes Into Focus.

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June 21, 2018
Maggart

Good day, Ladies and Gents! As we all know, gun owners served as the pinata for Michael Madigan and most of his Prairie State Democrats pushing gun control this spring.  Sadly, some Republicans joined Michael Madigan on these votes as well.  Given how gun control breached our defensive barriers this year, one can confidently...
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GSL President’s Column: The Case for Revolvers

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June 20, 2018
GSL President’s Column:  The Case for Revolvers

by Steve Davis, Esq. Guns Save Life President Not too many years ago, relatively speaking, did the revolver rule the defensive handgun universe.  Today though, almost everyone carries the semi-auto.  But don’t discount the revolver’s strong advantages for self-defense. Obviously, many reasons factor into this sea change over the last forty years.  Marketing and...
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