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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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Trump at the NRA in pictures

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April 29, 2017
Trump at the NRA in pictures

Donald Trump made headlines with his appearance at the NRA’s Leadership Conference event yesterday in Atlanta. With upwards of 5,000 enthusiastic NRA members in attendance, President Trump could not have enjoyed a more enthusiastic audience. People began filing in well bef0re 8am. The news trucks were all lined up to cover the event with some very...
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GSL Chicagoland meeting: This Sunday, April 23rd

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April 21, 2017
GSL Chicagoland meeting:  This Sunday, April 23rd

Join us this Sunday for the monthly Chicagoland Guns Save Life meeting.  The meeting is usually on the last Sunday of the month, but we've moved it forward a week to accommodate our hosts. One of our members, who shall remain anonymous, may bring out an exciting tech time:  the new Mossberg Shockwave shotgun. ...
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RADICAL LEFTISTS WITH GUNS: Is Bloodshed on the Horizon?

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April 10, 2017
RADICAL LEFTISTS WITH GUNS:  Is Bloodshed on the Horizon?

Recently, counter-demonstrators to a rally in support of President Donald Trump showed up open carrying rifles and pistols. When a Phoenix New Times reporter noticed the rifle-totin’ red-scarfed brigade, he followed along . . . As I walked next to them, we would encounter obstacles, like parked cars, and so forth, and I mostly would go...
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IL Gun Heroes of the Day: Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day

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April 9, 2017
IL Gun Heroes of the Day: Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day

Guns Save Life's Chicagoland Regional Director Alfreda Keith-Keller, right, enjoys sharing a momentary lead in this year's march to the state capitol. Gun owners in Illinois stepped up to the plate for the 11th annual Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day.  Thankfully, not even a steady drizzle or cool temperatures could contain gun owner enthusiasm...
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The Worst Self-Defense Advice, Ever?

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April 8, 2017
The Worst Self-Defense Advice, Ever?

Between gun stores and the internet, gun owners new and old can learn a lot.  Great information is widely available (including right here at The Truth About Guns!) about gun ownership, maintaining guns and their use in competition, recreation and self-defense.  Unfortunately, the quality of information can vary widely.  Some bits of advice and...
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Do Guns & Ammo belong in bug-out bags?

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April 5, 2017
Do Guns & Ammo belong in bug-out bags?

Bug-out bags, sometimes known as get-home bags, provide some basics to survive while evacuating from a disaster. While philosophies vary about the bags and their contents, should guns and ammo be a part of yours? But-out bags are really must-have items. They can save your life. The old expression "proper prior planning prevents piss...
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NEW CHARLESTON GSL MEETING LOCATION: Brickhouse Bar & Grill

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March 22, 2017
NEW CHARLESTON GSL MEETING LOCATION:  Brickhouse Bar & Grill

  Plans to meet at Ashwood Sports in Charleston fell through after we went to press on GunNews.  We extend our apologies but we went with what we had at press time.  Today, we found out about Ashwood, but not all is lost.  In fact…  it may work out for the better. The good...
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Reportedly Mob-connected Democrat Marty Moylan wants a $100 FOID card

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February 28, 2017
Reportedly Mob-connected Democrat Marty Moylan wants a $100 FOID card

Do you remember the days when good old Hot Rod Blagojevich proposed hiking the FOID card fee to $500?   Well, we all know where Hot Rod lives today.   However, Democrat Marty Moylan may not remember Hot Rod's $500 FOID card proposal.  Today though, this anti-gun political hack has his own scheme to dramatically hike...
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