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SOONER RATHER THAN LATER: What age do you teach kids gun safety?

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July 20, 2017
SOONER RATHER THAN LATER:  What age do you teach kids gun safety?

  Here's an inconvenient truth: firearm safety education saves lives. However, some people fear them and don't want anything to do with teaching their kids gun safety. At the same time, others agonize over when to start teaching firearm safety in their home.  What's the right time to start teaching your kids to respect...
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CHICAGO JULY GSL MEETING: Be your own first-responder!

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July 19, 2017
CHICAGO JULY GSL MEETING:  Be your own first-responder!

  Sunday, July 30th, 2017  Dinner and conversation start at about 4pm.  Presentations begin at 5:30 pm.   DA's Deli and Dining 7260 West 159th Street Orland Park, Illinois    Great Food  available.  Thank D.A Deli for their support.  Support them and have dinner. Conversation & Dining Begin at 4:30.  Presentations start at 5:30....
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At the NRA National Air Gun Championships

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June 28, 2017
At the NRA National Air Gun Championships

The National Rifle Association held their annual National Air Gun Championship this year in Bloomington, Illinois. For two days, the best of the best of America's air gun shooters came to Central Illinois Precision Shooting range to battle it out on May 27-28th. Nineteen shooters made it through a series of local and regional...
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PRODUCT REVIEW: SafElert Electronic Safe Monitoring… two thumbs up.

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June 28, 2017
PRODUCT REVIEW:  SafElert Electronic Safe Monitoring…  two thumbs up.

I can sum up the Liberty Safe SafElert monitoring system in one word: awesome. This piece of electronic wizardry acts as your personal burglar alarm and status monitor for your gun safe. For creative minds, it would also works on your liquor cabinet or cigar humidor. Working tirelessly, it provides an additional layer of protection...
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KRAV MAGA: Up close and personal

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June 27, 2017
KRAV MAGA:  Up close and personal

We’ve trained in using situational awareness to avoid bad guys.  For many of us, we also have training in using a firearm safely and effectively to save our lives.  However, what happens when a bad guy gets within your reactionary gap?  Krav Maga – “contact combat” in Hebrew – provides a whole host of...
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TRAINING: Personal Protection for Teens… Teaching teens to defend themselves, stand up to bullies

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June 14, 2017
TRAINING:  Personal Protection for Teens…  Teaching teens to defend themselves, stand up to bullies

Clinton, IL (Guns Save Life) – Last summer, GSL Defense Training held its first Personal Protection for Teens classes.  The program, held at the DeWitt County Sportsman’s Club near Clinton, helps empower teens and make them safer.  Over the course of the day, they learned how to identify threats and avoid confrontations, and if necessary,...
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HIT BACK IN THEIR POCKETBOOK: What to Do About Anti-Gun Police Groups? Defund Them!

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June 2, 2017
HIT BACK IN THEIR POCKETBOOK:  What to Do About Anti-Gun Police Groups? Defund Them!

Broadly speaking, rank and file police in America support gun rights. After all, beat cops know a good guy with a gun might someday save their life, too. On the other hand, police administrators largely toe the line of their political bosses. Big Democrat-run cities or university towns too often have top cops dedicated...
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We lost this member. Will you take his place?

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May 31, 2017
We lost this member.   Will you take his place?

A long-time GSL member called me yesterday.  I’ve known the man for close to twenty years and he’s been a member for almost as long. “I just can’t be associated with Guns Save Life any longer,” he said. "Why's that?" I asked, thinking I heard sarcasm in his voice. He talked of how GSL’s...
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BECAUSE BULLIES: What I Carry and Why

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May 24, 2017
BECAUSE BULLIES: What I Carry and Why

I have a confession to make. My gun accompanies me every day in every place it's legal. No surprise, right? Different folks carry for many reasons. There's a reason I pack my heater — aside from the fact I worked my tail off for nearly twenty years to help bring right-to-carry to Illinois. I...
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IT WASN’T JUST SPRINGFIELD & ROCK RIVER: Downstate Democrat Senators sold us out on Dealer Licensing Vote last month

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May 14, 2017
IT WASN’T JUST SPRINGFIELD & ROCK RIVER:  Downstate Democrat Senators sold us out on Dealer Licensing Vote last month

So everyone is asking what happened with the Illinois Senate passing the Gun Dealer Licensing bill. In short, we lost two votes that we thought we had locked up. As you've read, Senator Harmon and friends made deals to lessen the opposition.  His plan worked. You can also add that since the election, our...
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